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MS in Management - Leadership Concentration

Strayer University's Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Leadership program is designed for experienced managers or those looking to move into leadership roles.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Leadership

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Individuals interested in this series may have supervisory experience in an office, a customer service, or a sales setting. Previous courses in business administration, diversity awareness, human resources, organizational psychology, interpersonal relations, or professional communications could prove helpful. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

This program offers the chance to learn to work strategically to enhance efficiency and work quality within an organization and also examine techniques for collaborating with other professionals and inter-office departments in order to meet organizational goals. Courses are designed to cover topics in conflict resolution, not limited to arbitration, dispute resolution, mediation, and negotiation. In addition, it is intended to examine methods for managing organizational change and its impact on employees, technical systems, procedures, and policies. Overall, students will have the chance to learn to become legally compliant, ethical, and inclusive leaders.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

54 credits.

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

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Required Courses for a Master of Science in Management with a Concentration in Leadership:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area I - Core Component (40.5 credits)

  • BUS 508: Contemporary Business
  • BUS 520: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 599: Strategic Management
  • CIS 500: Information Systems for Decision Making
  • HRM 530: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • LEG 500: Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
  • MGT 500: Modern Management
  • MGT 505: Managerial and Business Communication
  • MGT 510: Global Business Management

Area II - Concentration Component (13.5)

  • HRM 560: Managing Organizational Change
  • Students choose one of the following courses:
    • BUS 526: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
    • MGT 522: Women in Leadership
  • MGT 550: Leadership Strategies

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates could be able to pursue opportunities at home or abroad, with retail corporations, industrial organizations, financial firms, marketing agencies, or technology companies. Opportunities might also be found with government departments or nonprofit organizations as well as undertaking additional duties in their current workplace.

Depending on individual work experience, careers could be sought as:

  • Management consultants
  • Organizational change managers
  • Department supervisors

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