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Product Management is the business process of planning, developing, launching, and managing a product or service. It includes the entire life cycle of a product, from ideation to development to go-to market. As technology, tools and needs rapidly change, organizations are turning to product managers to identify areas of inefficiency and opportunities to gain a competitive advantage in the market.
Product managers are responsible for ensuring that a product:
Meets the needs of its target market
Contributes to the business strategy
Is managed throughout all stages of the product life cycle
At Regis, students enrolled in the MSPM degree program will learn the skills needed to be effective change agents, successfully applying their learning to support product development in a variety of organizational settings, including finance, health care, pharma, IT and more. The MSPM program brings real-world experience into the classroom to combine the theory and practice of business decision-making and product management with compassionate leadership as foundations of the program curriculum.
Graduates of the MS in Product Management will be able to:
Integrate all aspects of the product management life cycle into a coherent understanding of the product management process.
Evaluate an organization’s sourcing and production processes to identify inefficiencies and bottlenecks.
Develop consistent and principled ethical standards for individual and organizational conduct.
Communicate effectively across functional areas and hierarchies to ensure consistent processes and procedures.
Plan a product life cycle from inception through discontinuation.
Each student will also meet one of the following specialization learning outcomes, dependent on the specialization:
IT: Analyze the specific requirements of the Information Technology industry for effective product management.
Pharma: Analyze the specific requirements of the Life Sciences industry for effective product management.
Finance: Analyze the specific requirements of the Financial Services industry for effective product management.
The online Master of Science in Product Management (MSPM) program at the Marshall M. Sloane School of Business and Communication is an affordable degree motivated by diversity, equity, and inclusion that appeals to various learning paths and outcomes with tailored approaches for the technical and soft skills needed to improve business, the career landscape, and the world.
The program leans into our mission-driven social justice by honing a human-centered business mindset in students through learning materials and modeled behavior as the workplace and business world continue to consider employee and customer concerns. Students of the program will feel empowered to positively impact the business world from the inside out by thinking and leading ethically without compromising quality and profitability.
The MS in Product Management includes specialized concentrations, within high growth industries, to allow prospective students the opportunity to focus in the area they most desire – health care, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, finance, and software. Regis professors also bring real-world experience into the classroom to combine theory and practice, providing quality individual and seminar-style mentoring.
The program also offers a low-cost, low-risk, introductory certificate for those who may want to explore and potentially begin their higher education journey into product management.
Our program is one of the most affordable existing programs, under $30k.
Regis College’s online MSPM program tuition costs $975 per credit hour, for total tuition of $29,250. Our cost per credit hour for the program is highly affordable compared to many other online MSPM programs. As our mission states, Regis College seeks to empower students to challenge themselves academically, to serve, and to lead. Regis is a diverse and welcoming community; therefore, our pricing reflects our mission to make education accessible to all.
Regis’ MSPM program is open to a variety of backgrounds and specifically for those interested in career advancement or for those looking to move into a growth oriented, in-demand career. Our program is designed for those early- to mid-career professionals, perhaps currently in areas such as marketing, brand, product development, project management, engineering, coding and more.
If you’re interested in a program that is innovative, personable, and has an inclusive environment, then the Master of Science in Product Management program might be for you.
The MSPM program requires that students hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution (subject matter can be related or unrelated).
Our faculty members are described as highly supportive, student-centered, and tight knit; we’re about the individual student and their impact on the world. And our class sizes are small. With smaller online class sizes, you can receive individual attention from the faculty and have more opportunities to interact with peers.
And finally, our advisors will guide you step by step through the entire process, from enrollment to matriculation.
Wherever you are in your career and wherever you want to be, look to Regis for a direct path, no matter your education level. Fill out the form to learn more about our program options or get started on your application today.
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