2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Management

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These 25 colleges offer the most affordable online master's in management programs. Middle Georgia State University is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $3,825 annually. Fort Hays State University, ranked #2, has an annual tuition rate $4,604 for their Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) - Global Management program. Classes for this program include Business Research and Quantitative Methods, Origins and Implications of the Knowledge Society, Survey of Economics, and Total Quality Management.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $3,825
# 2 #2 $4,604
# 3 #3 $4,770
# 4 #4 $5,030
# 5 #5 $5,475
# 6 (tie) #6 (tie) $6,300
# 6 (tie) #6 (tie) $6,300
# 8 #8 $6,640
# 9 (tie) #9 (tie) $6,673
# 9 (tie) #9 (tie) $6,673
# 9 (tie) #9 (tie) $6,673
# 12 #12 $6,816
# 13 #13 $6,975
# 14 #14 $7,050
# 15 #15 $7,410
# 16 #16 $7,425
# 17 #17 $7,470
# 18 #18 $7,600
# 19 #19 $7,750
# 20 #20 $7,860
# 21 #21 $8,000
# 22 #22 $8,092
# 23 #23 $8,500
# 24 #24 $8,520
# 25 #25 $8,850
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  • Annual Tuition: $3,825
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 218
  • Example Classes: Continuous Process Improvement; Decision Sciences; Leadership and Organizational Behavior; Managing in a Global Environment; Purchasing and Materials Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Information Technology - Critical Infrastructure Management
  • MS in Management
  • MS in Management - Organizational Management
  • MS in Management - Supply Chain Management
  • Annual Tuition: $4,604
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,743
  • Example Classes: Business Research and Quantitative Methods; Global Challenges: 21st Century Promise & Peril; Meetings, Conventions and Event Management; Origins and Implications of the Knowledge Society; Survey of Economics; Total Quality Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - Health Care Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Master of Liberal Studies - Global Management
  • Master of Liberal Studies - Management Information Systems
  • Master of Professional Studies - Human Resource Management
  • Master of Professional Studies - Information Assurance Management
  • Annual Tuition: $4,770
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 993
  • Example Classes: Accounting & Finance for Managers; Agile Project Management; Compensation Management; Managing the Generations; Managing the Global Workforce; Negotiation Skills for Managers

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Professional Development - Conflict Management and Resolution
  • Master of Arts in Professional Development - Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Project Management
  • Master of Science in Agile Project Management
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Management Program
  • Annual Tuition: $5,030
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 274
  • Example Classes: Financial Management and Accounting; International Management; Management Information Systems; Management Principles and Practices; Managerial Communications; Strategic Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Sports Management
  • Annual Tuition: $5,475
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,030
  • Example Classes: Acquiring and Compensating Talent; Applied Human Resource Management; Improving Team Performance; International Management; Management Communication and Leadership; Organizational Leadership

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - General Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Health Administration
  • Master of Business Administration - Sport Management
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Technology Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,300
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,342
  • Example Classes: Assets Protection & Loss Prevention Management; Employment Law and Labor Relations; IT Project Management: Cost and Communications; Organizational Crisis Management; Sports Marketing, Promotion, and Public Relations; Technology Applications in Health Information Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice - Emergency Management and Disaster Management
  • Master of Arts in Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Master of Arts in Emergency and Disaster Management & Homeland Security (Dual Degree)
  • Master of Arts in Entrepreneurship - Small Business
  • Master of Arts in Homeland Security - Emergency Management and Public Health
  • Master of Arts in Intelligence Studies - Intelligence Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,362
  • Example Classes: Effective Quality Management; Management Science and Spreadsheet Modeling; Production Scheduling Problems; Statistical Quality Control; Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis; Systems Simulation

Online Master's Degrees

  • MA in Advertising and Public Relations - Marketing Communication Management
  • MA in Kinesiology (Sport Management P-12 Certification)
  • MA in Management - Global Business Management
  • MS in Hospitality Management
  • MS in Human Environmental Sciences - Consumer Quality Management
  • MS in Human Environmental Sciences - Hospitality Management (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Annual Tuition: $6,640
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,929
  • Example Classes: Global Business Management; Information Systems for Decision Making; Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance; Marketing Management: Marketing and PR in the 21st Century; Modern Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration in Global Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Health Services Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration in IT Security Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,673
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 528
  • Example Classes: High Performance Leadership; Human Capital Management; Legal and Social Environment of Business; Mathematics for Management; Theories of Conflict Resolution and Mediation

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Organizational Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,673
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 263
  • Example Classes: Conflict Management and Mediation; E-Commerce and Internet Communication; Economic Development; Management of Innovation and Growth; New Venture Planning and Financing; Study Design and Data Collection

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Organizational Management – Entrepreneurial and Economic Development
  • Annual Tuition: $6,673
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 658
  • Example Classes: Managerial Communication; Qualitative Research Design; Stats Methods/Data Analysis; Study Design and Data Collection; Topics in Argumentation and Persuasion

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Organizational Management
  • Master of Science in Organizational Management - Criminal Justice Administration and Management
  • Master of Science in Organizational Management - Human Resource Management
  • Master of Science in Organizational Management - Information Technology Management
  • Master of Science in Organizational Management - Public Affairs
  • Master of Science in Organizational Management - Sport and Recreation Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,816
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 206
  • Example Classes: Developing Organizational Intelligence; Economics for Managers; Entrepreneurial Thinking for Managers; Finance for Managers; Leading Groups and Teams; Marketing Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Management
  • Annual Tuition: $6,975
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 288
  • Example Classes: Ethical Leadership; Leading Teams; Managing Organizational Conflict; Managing Organizational Diversity

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management
  • Master of Science in Management and Leadership
  • Annual Tuition: $7,050
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,298
  • Example Classes: Accounting and Finance for Managers; Decision-Making and Essential Business Communication; Economic Analysis for Managers; Ethical and Legal Aspects of Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.S. Human Resource Management
  • M.S. Management
  • M.S. Management - Associate to Master's
  • M.S. Management - Information Technology Management
  • M.S. Management - Policy and Organizational Change
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $7,410
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,529
  • Example Classes: Continuous Improvement; Ethical Leadership & Management in a Global Economy; Leadership of Innovation and Change; Leading and Developing High Performance Teams; Talent Development; Workforce Planning and Staffing

Online Master's Degrees

  • MBA in General Management
  • MBA in International Management
  • MPA in Nonprofit Management
  • MPA in Public Human Resource Management
  • MPA in Public Management
  • MS in Human Resource Management
  • Annual Tuition: $7,425
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 18
  • Example Classes: Communications Strategies; Ethical Leadership; Leading Change; Organizational Decision-Making; Socio-Cultural Basis for Sport; Sport Operations and Event Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Management Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Management Leadership - Athletic Administration
  • Master of Arts in Management Leadership - Criminal Justice
  • Master of Arts in Management Leadership - Strategic Leadership
  • Annual Tuition: $7,470
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 405
  • Example Classes: Ethical Leadership; Legal Issues in Management; Managerial Accounting; Managerial Economics; Marketing Management; Strategic Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration - Fast Track in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Fast Track in Organizational Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Administration
  • Master of Business Administration - Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Organizational Management
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Annual Tuition: $7,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 32,516
  • Example Classes: Becoming an Effective Leader; Change Management and Innovation; Data-Driven Decision Making; Management Communication; Managing Human Capital; Managing Organizations and Leading People

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.S. Management & Leadership
  • M.B.A.
  • M.B.A. Healthcare Management
  • M.B.A. Information Technology Management
  • M.S. Information Technology Management
  • M.S. Integrated Healthcare Management
  • Annual Tuition: $7,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,210
  • Example Classes: Competitive Strategy; Management of Investments; Managing in a Global Environment; Mergers and Acquisitions; Special Projects in Business and Related Subjects

Online Master's Degrees

  • Executive Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Administration
  • Executive Master of Business Administration - Project Management
  • Executive Master of Business Administration - Strategic Management
  • Executive Master of Science in Project Management
  • Executive Master of Science in Strategic Management
  • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $7,860
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 253
  • Example Classes: Conflict Resolution, Negotiation; Diversity in the Workplace; Event and Facility Operations; Financial Management; Leadership and Team Development; Sport Marketing, Sponsorship and Sales

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Management
  • Master of Arts in Management - Human Resources Management (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Master of Arts in Management - Human Resources Management (Thesis Option)
  • Master of Arts in Management - Leadership (Non-Thesis Option)
  • Master of Arts in Management - Leadership (Thesis Option)
  • Master of Arts in Management - Sports Management
  • Annual Tuition: $8,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 63
  • Example Classes: Business, Government, and the International Economy; Industry Analysis and Global Competitive Strategy; Leadership, Power, and Influence; Management and Organizational Policy and Practice; Management of Organization Functions; The Legal Environment of Management

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Management
  • Annual Tuition: $8,092
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 168
  • Example Classes: Christian Leadership for Managers; Emerging Trends in Organizational Management; Human Resource Strategies; International Business; Legal and Ethical Environments; Managing Change

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science - Management
  • Annual Tuition: $8,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 188
  • Example Classes: Criminal Justice Budget Management; International Business Management; Logistics & Product Distribution; Management Information Systems; Quality Management for Projects; Strategic Management and Operational Planning

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Strategic Management
  • Master of Science in Strategic Management - Criminal Justice Administration
  • Master of Science in Strategic Management - Logistics & Product Distribution
  • Master of Science in Strategic Management - Management
  • Master of Science in Strategic Management - Quality Systems
  • Annual Tuition: $8,520
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,371
  • Example Classes: Construction Cost Estimating; Construction Specifications and Contracts; Construction Technology and Equipment; Financial & Economic Concepts for Construction Managers; Infrastructure Management; Scheduling and Project Control

Online Master's Degrees

  • M.S. in Merchandising (Great Plains IDEA)
  • Master of Construction Management
  • Master of Natural Resources Management
  • Master of Supply Chain Management
  • Annual Tuition: $8,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 289
  • Example Classes: Change Management and Communication; Decision Analysis for Managers; Ethical Decision-Making; Financial Management; Marketing Management; Organizational Behavior

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Leadership
  • MS in Project Management