STRAYER MSM: BREAK-THROUGH LEADERSHIP.

In a crowded field of intelligent business professionals, you can set yourself apart. Tackle the toughest business challenges head-on when you learn to unify diverse personalities and make smart, data-driven decisions. A Strayer master’s degree in management can give you the capabilities to cultivate great teams and map the future of your organization.

Obtain a breadth of knowledge in management theory, strategy, leadership, and best practices—skill sets that make you an asset to any corporation or business environment.

Customized

Tailor your on campus or online master’s degree in management with one of three functional concentrations

Respected

Strayer University is Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and we have a 120-year history of delivering functional business degrees

Practical

Our degrees can help the lay the foundation for your continued education.

Flexible

Take your courses online, on campus or both. Learn more about studying online and at a college campus near you.

At Strayer, our management degree allows you to explore theories and applications of strategic management and leadership, while deepening your business expertise. Coursework emphasizes leadership, diversity, communication, team building, ethics and strategy. Strengthen your skills and prepare to enhance your career as a manager.

MANAGEMENT

Learn how our curriculum gives you more opportunities to lead.

87%

A Degree With a Difference

Nearly 87% of Strayer master’s degree recipients responding to our survey said their degree had an impact on them meeting their professional or career goals.

— OIRAE Graduates Survey, April 2013

Program Disclosure | Information for Tennessee Online Students

Information for Tennessee Online Students

Strayer University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Strayer University, please visit www.state.tn.us/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button. Please contact your campus director or campus dean with any questions regarding the information provided on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission website. Credits earned at Strayer University may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Strayer University. You should obtain confirmation that Strayer University will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at Strayer University to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Strayer University prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Strayer University to another educational institutions may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at Strayer University if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of Strayer University and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Strayer University before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

Choose a Concentration to Customize Your Degree.

Master of Science in Management

Leadership

Hone Your Managerial Skills

Create and lead great teams
Understand different leadership styles and develop your own style of leadership and management
Gain a mastery of modern management theories and practices
Sharpen your management skills through real-world application and problem solving
Refine management competencies to develop the dynamic leadership needed for success
Develop leadership skills to execute business strategies and implement organizational change
Understand the managerial tools employed by organizations to effectively manage and lead in a diverse, dynamic and global business environment

Classes
start on

Jan. 5th

Courses to complete

12
Take classes online or at these campuses nearest you:
Something is not working as intended, visit our campus location page for a complete listing of our campuses.

Or Search Campus

With many campuses to choose from, the campus finder is an easy way to see if there is a Strayer University near you.

OR

You may also be interested in:

Degree Finder

KEY COURSES IN YOUR CONCENTRATION.

BUS 526-Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Examine conflict negotiation in organizations. Get a background in negotiation, mediation, ombudsmen and investigator systems, peer review boards, arbitration and dispute resolution. Study specialized concepts in managerial negotiations such as cross culturally making effective group decisions, negotiating mergers and acquisitions and managing business integration teams

HRM 560-Managing Organizational Change

Evaluate the organizational change process related to the principles and practices of various types of organizations. Examine change processes and techniques used to facilitate change and apply them to systems such as information technology, communication, policy and procedures, corporate culture and leadership.

MGT 522-Women in Leadership

This course examines women in leadership with a focus on the unique challenges related to women in leadership roles. Examine leadership competencies, personality and styles along with gender-related issues that affect leadership.

MGT 550-Leadership Strategies

Examine and analyze leadership theories and practices in today’s organizational environment. Study the challenges of management in organizations. Focus on present leadership strategies to enhance both individual and corporate productivity that foster a cohesive work environment through improved employee relations.

Close

Tuition and Fees

Application Fee:$50 (not applicable in all states)

Technology Fee:$65.00 per quarter

Tuition:

$2,325.00 per course (Full-Time), $2,325.00 per course (Part Time). Textbooks and supplies are not included in the tuition rates and must be purchased by the student. You should allow approximately $1,800.00 for textbooks and supplies over the course of your degree.

Tuition rates apply to all new and readmit graduate students. For all students enrolled as an undergraudate prior to Winter 2014, please Click here for graduate tuition rates.

Close

Graduate in 1.5 to 3 years

  Classes Per Quarter Time to Graduate
Full-time 2 or more per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 1.5 years or fewer
Part-time 1 class per quarter (classes start 4 times per year) 3 years

Strayer University's academic calendar runs on te quarter systems, which means that classes start 4 times per year. Classes meet for 11 weeks with 1-2 week breaks between quarters. The above times to graduate assume that students are enrolled in consecutive quarters. All of these facts and figures refer to any concentration that you choose.

Close

Compare Degrees

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science in Human Resource Management

Jack Welch Executive MBA

KEY COURSES IN YOUR MAJOR.

BUS 508-Contemporary Business

Examine the functions and processes within a business enterprise and key factors affecting productivity. Review the dynamics of the business operations environments both internal and external factors affecting competition and considerations for global operations. Receive a conceptual base for assessing and enhancing strategic performance in a business organization through the integration of the core business functions, effective resource management and sound leadership.

BUS 520-Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Analyze the interaction of individual, group and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in business and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examine a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture, and managing change. Receive a conceptual base for interpreting, assessing, and influencing human behavior in an organization.

BUS 599-Strategic Management

Examine the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyze the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Exercise analytic, integrative and decision-making skills through the use of case analysis. Make decisions involving the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.

CIS 500-Information Systems for Decision Making

Examine the strategic use and trends of organizational information systems with emphasis on the application of information technology. Study key computing concepts in the strategic context in which information technology is used with emphasis on how information technology enables improvement in quality, timeliness and competitive advantage.

HRM 530-Strategic Human Resource Management

Analyze workforce management processes in light of their strategic importance. Examine the relationships between the traditional human resource functions and the various business functions so that efficiency and effectiveness are balanced and optimized. Review these processes and relationships in both the domestic and global environments now and in the future.

LEG 500-Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

Examine and evaluate the legal environment and ethical challenges of management and organizations. Review approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership. Analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leaders individual conduct on a business ability to meet its obligations to stakeholders. Evaluate alternative courses of action from an economic, legal and ethical perspective to ensure management meets corporate responsibilities to create wealth, obey the law and observe societys ethical standards. Examine the key elements of effective corporate governance, the predominate schools of ethical thought in relation to strategic management and the ethical consideration for global operations.

MGT 500-Modern Management

Explore the foundation of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Address the primary functions of managers, which include planning, organizing, leading and controlling. See how effective management can lead to a competitive advantage that sustains the organization.

MGT 505-Managerial and Business Communication

This course examines communication concepts and issues fromvarious fields such as marketing, public relations, management, andorganizational communication. The focus is on providing basicknowledge and a broad overview of communication practices in theworkplace along with providing an understanding thatcommunication is essential to decision making and fundamental tosuccess in a global marketplace.

MGT 510-Global Business Management

Examine communication concepts and issues from various fields such as marketing, public relations, management, and organizational communication. Focus on basic knowledge and a broad overview of communication practices in the workplace, along with an understanding that communication is essential to decision making and fundamental to success in a global marketplace.

You're ready for Strayer University

Get Started Now


Changing your future starts here.

Fill out this simple form and a representative from our admissions team will contact you shortly. To connect right now, call 1-888-863-0568. * required

*By checking this box, you consent for Strayer University to contact you by telephone, text, and/or e-mail, including for marketing purposes and through the use of pre-recorded and automated technology at any number and e-mail address you provided. This consent is not required to purchase goods or services and you may always call us directly at 866-314-3547.