Beyond managing others, strategic leadership encompasses 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

BUAD873 Advanced Topics in Leadership and Teams (required)

Choose 2 courses from:
BUAD874 Selected Topics in Management and Leadership
BUAD875 Strategic Human Resources
BUAD879 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
BUAD878 Leading Across Boundaries
BUAD872 Strategic Change & Innovation
BUAD841 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

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Admissions & Financial Aid