Science Management and Leadership (MS)

The scientific community needs leaders who can bridge the gap from design to distribution and help bring complicated ideas to life. After all, financing a research project in today’s economy can be as difficult as scientific discovery itself. Webster’s Master of Science in Science Management and Leadership will provide you with the unique skills and leadership abilities to advance your career and your field.

Our focused course material will develop your written and verbal presentation skills, teach you how to collaborate and coordinate projects with cross-functional teams and develop your abilities to manage and direct workplace diversity. You’ll also refine your product development, budgeting, forecasting and intellectual property knowledge in our engaging classroom settings, online or as a mix of both for your convenience.

The business entrepreneurship of the scientific world has grown exponentially in recent years. New life science and material science startups are springing up every day and the competition is getting fierce. As a result, it is more important than ever for professionals in the field of science to understand the elements of business administration and investment.

The MBA/SCML dual degree option requires the completion of 45 credit hours consisting of five required core courses (15 credit hours) in the Master of Science in Science Management and Leadership (SCML) program and seven required core courses (21 credit hours) in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, one course (three credit hours) that is a requirement for both programs, and two courses (six credit hours) that may be taken in either program. (To learn more about the requirements of our MBA program, visit our Graduate Catalog here.) Upon completion of the 45 credits, two separate diplomas are issued at the same time.

In addition to increasing your business and management skills, this program provides opportunities for mentoring and networking experiences with fellow students and potential employers.

Apply today and get a headstart in this exciting field.