Getting Started

Admissions Requirements & Application Process

1. Complete a graduate application for admission online with the required application fee of $20.00, selecting Organizational Management as the major.
2. Submit a resume or curriculum vitae detailing professional experience.
3. Complete the FAFSA online. Our school code is 003419.
4. Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. If 24 hours of transferable credit with a GPA of a 2.0 (to include Math and English) have not been earned, please submit a high school transcript or GED along with the transcript(s).

Request all official transcripts to be sent to:

Charleston Southern University
Attn: College of Adult and Professional Studies
PO Box 118087
Charleston, SC 29423 

Official transcripts can also be faxed to 843-863-7786.

Degree Requirements & Transfer Credits

The MSOM consists of 36 credit hours. Students can transfer up to 6 credit hours of approved graduate coursework from a regionally accredited 4- year institution. For more details, please visit the College of Adult and Professional Studies section of the 2013-2014 graduate catalog.

Enrollment Dates

We have 6 enrollment periods a year: 2 in each Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Our second Fall term begins October 20th. Our first Spring term begins January 5th, and our second Spring term begins March 2nd.

Course Format & Features

With courses just 7 weeks in length, students have the option to take up to 12 credit hours per semester, allowing the degree to be completed in as little as 12 months. All text material is included. "Course shorts" take the most applicable concepts from books of today’s thought leaders and apply them without having to read the entire text. Discussions, case studies and projects focus on critical thinking and problem solving. Our flexible course format allows students to work at their own pace on a schedule that is convenient for them.

Certificate Programs


Fall 2016 Volunteer Fair
The CSU Career Center hosts the Fall 2016 Volunteer Fair on Tuesday, September 27 from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. in the Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership 102-103 »