• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    30
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $1330.00
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $1330.00

Strategic Management, MS

Master of Science

Strategic managers analyze the external and internal environments of a business, with the objective of making the business competitive, productive, and profitable. They identify and clarify the development needs and objectives of the business, and monitor its progress within the competitive marketplace to ensure the business meets important benchmarks.

The IU Online Master of Science in Strategic Management explores management topics, including organizational development and change, strategic thinking, operations management, competitive analysis, and entrepreneurship.

As a student in the program, you sharpen your problem-solving capabilities and analytical expertise, and develop a deeper understanding of the corporate landscape. You also acquire knowledge of the functions of a business enterprise, including a working knowledge of theories and concepts used for assessing competitive conditions, evaluating corporate capabilities, and identifying means for establishing a competitive advantage.

Dual Degree Option

While earning your MS in Strategic Management, you can opt to add an MBA. With our dual degree option, you can add general management to your skill portfolio in just 63 credit hours, versus the 81 credit hours required if the two degrees are earned separately.

Your IU Online MS in Strategic Management prepares you for such careers as:

  • Director of strategic programs 
  • Chief operating officer 
  • General manager 
  • Strategy consultant 
  • Management analyst 
  • Strategic planning analyst 
  • Business development manager 
  • Director of operations 
  • Director of strategic marketing 
  • Program management specialist 

Degree Requirements

To graduate with the MS in Strategic Management, you must complete 30 credit hours. 

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Strategic management core courses (24 credit hours) 
  • Elective courses (6 credit hours) 

Courses

Core
  • BUKD-C 549Decision-Making and Leadership3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 562Developing Strategic Capabilities3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 570Strategic Marketing Management3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 580Operations Management3 Credits
  • BUKD-U 701Strategic Competitive Analysis3 Credits
  • BUKD-U 702Organizational Designs for Strategic Advantage 3 Credits
  • BUKD-U 710Strategic Management and Leadership3 Credits
  • BUKD-U 714International Competitive Strategy3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1330.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3990.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1330.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3990.00
Note: 


-Rate is determined by program of enrollment.


-Additional fees will apply.


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