M.Sc. Blended

Strategic Leadership and Design

University of Indianapolis

24 months
532 USD/credit 9576 USD/year
532 USD/credit 9576 USD/year
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The world already has enough problems and people complaining about them. What it really needs is people with the knowledge and skills to strategically solve problems and put effective plans into place. With an MS in Strategic Leadership and Design from the University of Indianapolis, you will learn strategies for problem solving and how to conceptualize goals and communicate them effectively.


Once you are equipped to use critical thinking and develop models, you will be able to break down complex problems to provide a systematic approach to problem solving. With the skills gained in this Strategic Leadership and Design program at the University of Indianapolis, you'll be ready for senior management, being a leader who motivates high-performing teams and makes a difference in others’ lives.

A degree in strategic leadership & design focuses specifically on problem analysis, developing problem-solving strategies and guiding an organization's human resources. An MBA, on the other hand, emphasizes technical knowledge of current business practices and theory.


The MS in strategic leadership & design program prepares you for a wide variety of jobs, including project manager, director, strategic planner, business owner, consultant, or sustainability professional in businesses, nonprofit organizations, and communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Design Theory
  • Cognitive Systems: Building a Learning Organization
  • Conflict Systems Management
  • Human Performance Development: Capability Building
  • Human Performance Appraisal
  • Managing Information Technology Systems
  • Systems Architecture: Problem Analysis and Solution Design
  • Organizational Design
  • Measurement Systems
  • Strategic Thinking, Analysis, Planning and Evaluation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: 3.0 or higher for admission; must maintain a 3.0 or higher to remain in the program
  • If your GPA falls below a 3.0, you may be admitted conditionally.
  • 3 recommendation letters-at least two must be from professional or academic references
  • Professional resume or curriculum vitae
  • Writing sample-a belief statement regarding what you will bring to the Master's program
  • Official bachelor's degree transcript-must be from a regionally accredited college or university
  • $35 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 532 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9576 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 532 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Indianapolis

1017 - 1926 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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