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.

Program Requirements

MBA concentrations require 3 courses in a specific field. Suggested course sequence:

Courses (9 credits)
BUAD 673 – Advanced Topics in Leadership & Teams (required)
Choose 2 courses from:
BUAD 674 – Selected Topics in Management and Leadership
BUAD 679 – Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
BUAD 678 – Leading Across Boundaries
BUAD 672 – Strategic Change & Innovation
BUAD 641 – 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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