Strategic leadership goes beyond managing others, encompassing all of the skills and capacities needed to influence others, manage change, set strategic direction, build teams and support networks and navigate the complex analytical and human dimensions inherent in any leadership role.


MBA concentrations require 3 courses (9 credits) in a specific field. Suggested course sequence:

Required Courses

BUAD 873 Advanced Topics in Leadership and Teams (required)

Choose 2 courses from:
BUAD 879 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
BUAD 878 Leading Across Boundaries
BUAD 872 Strategic Change & Innovation
BUAD 899 Management Consulting Project
BUAD 841 Managing the Global Enterprise

In addition to the 9 prescribed credits of the concentration, you will choose an additional 6 credits of electives.

Career Opportunities

  • Director of leadership development
  • Strategy consultant
  • Senior strategic analyst
  • Director of thought leadership
  • Director of strategic planning and operations
  • Executive director

Admissions Information

Learn more about MBA admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

Admissions & Financial Aid