Online Master of Science in Management Leadership
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Manage organizations by becoming an effective leader
Develop your ability to make decisions and steer organizations with a Master of Science in Management, with a concentration in leadership, from Strayer University. You’ll build an understanding of modern management practices, ways to develop agile and effective teams and explore different leadership styles to find and perfect your own.
Winter Classes Start on January 4
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
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Learn to develop and lead effective teams
Sharpen your management skills through real-world application and problem-solving to craft your own dynamic, personal leadership style. This program can help you build competencies in modern management theory and global business practices.
Build your skills
- Review leadership theories and practices related to facilitating change, negotiating conflicts, and managing challenges in today’s organizational environments.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Accredited online university
Strayer University is proud to be certified or accredited by four respected organizations. We’re committed to meeting quality standards, so you can earn an industry-recognized diploma you’re proud to display. View the ACBSP student achievement information.
Strayer University is an accredited institution and a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), www.msche.org. Strayer University’s accreditation status is Accreditation Reaffirmed. MSCHE most recently reaffirmed Strayer University’s accreditation status in June 2017, with the next self-study evaluation scheduled for the 2025–2026 academic year.
MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 4 classes toward your master's degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of select master’s degrees. Eligibility rules apply.
More than 500 organizations – including corporations and community colleges – invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to discounted education programs. If your employer is a Corporate Alliance Partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you advance in your company and your career.
Grow as a dynamic leader for change
What does it take to lead and manage diverse organizations? Executives know. You can find out and expand your understanding of real-world leadership and problem solving with what you learn in this program. View all courses.
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.
Examines conflict negotiation in organizations. Provides a background in negotiation, mediation, ombudsmen, and investigator systems, peer review boards, arbitration and dispute resolution. Presents specialized concepts in managerial negotiations such as cross culturally making effective group decisions, negotiating mergers and acquisitions, managing business integration teams.
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.
Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examines 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. Provides a conceptual base for managers to interpret, assess and influence human behavior in an organization.
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.
This course examines management theories and practices in the context of global and international organizations. Emphasis is placed on essential management areas including strategic planning, management styles, negotiations and human resources management in a global organization.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
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Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
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