Online Master of Science in Management
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Rise to the challenge of business leadership
Effective managers don’t just wake up knowing how to make smart decisions and cultivate great teams – they’ve learned those skills. Now you can too with an online Master’s in Management from Strayer.
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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Unleash your leadership potential
Discover the right approach to making smart, effective decisions with a Master of Science in Management. This program can help you develop a solid understanding of the leadership, personnel and risk management skills you need to be an effective leader.
Show off your new skill set
Your final project in this program gives you an opportunity to solve real world problems by applying what you've learned in class.
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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).
Customize your degree
Our master’s degree program lets you hone in on one of three specializations to make your degree truly your own. Choose from any of these concentrations and chart the path to help advance your skills and become a nimble, visionary leader.
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.
Get the skills to help you stand out
In this master’s program, you’ll study organizational strategies as well as management theory, strategy, leadership and best practices – skill sets that are relevant in today’s business settings. View all courses.
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.
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 communication concepts and issues from various fields such as marketing, public relations, management, and organizational communication. The focus is on providing basic knowledge and a broad overview of communication practices in the workplace along with providing an understanding that communication is essential to decision making and fundamental to success in a global marketplace.
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.
To be taken as last or next to last course.
To be taken as last or next to last course. This course is the capstone course for MSM program and it needs to be taken as the last or the second to the last course in the program. It examines the strategic management process including the development and implementation of successful organizational strategies that deliver business results. The course requires students to synthesize and integrate management, leadership, project management and marketing theory and practice from prior courses through the whole MSM program. Students are able to apply and exercise the analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills through the use of the case analysis and projects which involves core management functions, leadership challenges, and organizational performance considerations and prepares students for real-world management challenges. A grade of “B” or higher is required.
NOTES: This course not approved in Florida and Tennessee. Students in these states must take BUS 599 Strategic Management as the capstone course instead of MGT 599.
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.
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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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