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MML Master of Management and Leadership

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Advance your career with a master’s in management and leadership

If you are looking to advance your career, Hamline’s Master of Management and Leadership (MML) can provide the skills to help you reach that next level. With an MML, you’ll gain the skills to lead dynamic teams through changing environments, solve modern business problems, and foster innovative thinking—in a program you can finish in as few as 15 months.

At Hamline, we know that you are busy juggling your career and personal life, so we have designed our MML degree program to be flexible to better fit your schedule. We offer three options for completing your MML: online, in-person, or hybrid.

Let Hamline help you take the first step to advancing your career today.

What will it take?

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January 2, 2024

MML degree program details

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Hybrid, on campus, and online master of management and leadership

With Hamline's MML degree, you have the option of getting your MML fully online, fully in person, or a combination of the two.

Online courses are offered synchronously online on weekdays from 5:45-9:45 p.m. Some courses may be hybrid, depending on what electives you choose.

Start dates and deadlines

We review applications on a rolling basis, meaning you can apply and start your MML degree at three different times throughout the year. However,  those who apply by the priority deadline for that term are guaranteed a decision and get prioritized for scholarships.

Priority application deadlines

  • August 1 to start fall term
  • December 1 to start spring term
  • April 1 to start summer term
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Master's in management and leadership courses

You’ll finish your MML degree in eight courses.

The core of the master's degree management and leadership is made up of five courses:

  • MBA 8201 - Leading in Organizations
  • MBA 8205 - Critical Thinking
  • MBA 8255 - Data Analytics and Decision-Making
  • MBA 8275 - Business Process Improvement
  • MBA 8492 - Strategic Management

You’ll also complete three other courses in public administration, business administration, or business analytics.

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Deciding between an MBA or the Management and Leadership degree?

Depending on your career goals and interests, an MBA or the MML may be a better fit for you. Below, we break down each to help you decide which may be right for you.

  MBA Master of  Management and Leadership
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12 courses 8 courses
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Your choice of on campus, online, or hybrid Your choice of on campus, online, or hybrid
Finish in as few as 2 years Finish in as few as 15 months
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Choose from concentrations in business analytics, leadership and change management, or create your own concentration Take electives from our master’s programs in business administration, business analytics, and public administration
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Provides you with a wide focus that covers management, finance, data analytics, and business improvement strategies Specialized focus on leadership and project management


A promising career outlook

In Demand


Percentage of corporate recruiters and staffing firms that plan to actively hire grads with a master’s in management (GMAC article)

Top salary


Median starting salary for new MML hires in the US as of 2023

Real value


The increase in your earning potential with an MML versus only a bachelor’s degree

How we help make your MML degree affordable

Competitive tuition

When you invest in a master’s in management and leadership from Hamline, you benefit from a prestigious degree from Minnesota's first university. We work hard to ensure our tuition, accompanied by scholarships, tuition discounts, and other financial aid, is a worthwhile investment for all students.


Generous financial aid

In addition to the tuition discounts listed below, additional financial aid is also available, and most students use low-interest loans to finance their education.

  • Learning partnership discounts
  • Service scholarships
  • Alumni discounts


Financial Aid

Hamline provides you with professional skills that 90% of employers are looking for in candidates.

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