2017-2018 Catalog

Master of Science in Management

The Master of Science in Management is designed for students seeking to develop their knowledge and broaden their skills in management and leadership in order to become more effective managers. The curriculum is designed to enhance a student’s ability to develop and implement organizational strategies that deliver improved business results.

The program offers graduates a broad range of management tools to advance business operations. Courses in the program build skills in critical areas such as: decision making, conflict resolution, and management strategies. Students will also gain increased knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of operating in a global business environment.

Specializations are available in:

  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Marketing Management

Students who have not had courses in certain fields of study may be required to take additional coursework as prerequisite for completing some of the concentrations. The graduate student body consists primarily of individuals currently working as managers desiring to advance into senior leadership and management positions or to enhance their knowledge of contemporary management in a globalized economy.

This program is not available at Maryland, New Jersey or Pennsylvania campuses and is available in an online-only format to Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania students.

MGT 599 is not available in Florida. In Florida students will take BUS 599 as the capstone class. See your Campus Dean or Associate Campus Dean for more details.

Strayer University’s business degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, PH: 913-339-9356.

Area I-Core Component

Required Courses

BUS 508Contemporary Business

BUS 520Leadership and Organizational Behavior

CIS 500Information Systems for Decision-Making

HRM 530Strategic Human Resource Management

LEG 500Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

MGT 500Modern Management

MGT 505Managerial and Business Communication

MGT 510Global Business Management

MGT 599++Management Capstone

Total Credit Hours:40.5

Area II-Concentration Component

Students must choose one of the following Area II Concentrations Components to complete the Master of Science in Management.

Leadership Concentration

HRM 560Managing Organizational Change

BUS 526Negotiation and Conflict Resolution


MGT 522Women in Leadership

MGT 550Leadership Strategies

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Project Management Concentration

BUS 517Project Management

BUS 518Project Management Leadership

BUS 519Project Risk Management

Total Credit Hours:13.5

Marketing Management Concentration

MKT 500Marketing Management

MKT 505International Marketing

MKT 510Consumer Behavior

Total Credit Hours:13.5

All courses are 4.5 quarter credit hours.

Total Credit Hours: 54.0

Total Credit Hours: 54

+Course and certification availability subject to change. Some courses may require pre-requisites first be satisfied through completion of the course at Strayer University, transfer credit or review of previous certifications earned. Contact your Campus Dean, Associate Campus Dean, Dean of Advising, or Success Coach for additional information.

++Course not available in Florida. Students in Florida must take BUS 599 - Strategic Management as the capstone course.