M.Sc. Online

Science in Management, Strategy and Leadership

Michigan State University

20 months
27792 USD/year
27792 USD/year
14144 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Science in Management, Strategy and Leadership program from Michigan State University was designed by top management researchers from the AACSB-accredited Broad College of Business who are dedicated to challenging students to develop forward-thinking solutions to some of the most important issues impacting organizations.


Much of what is covered in the interactive classroom is based on timely and relevant frontline research findings, not the latest fad on the best sellers list. In fact, the Broad College Management Department faculty has been recognized for more than six years as the most productive researchers in top management journals.

Learning outcomes

Michigan State University’s Master of Science degree in Science in Management, Strategy and Leadership is built on the latest thinking in management, strategy and leadership. U.S. News & World Report ranks the program in the top 20 of its Best Online Graduate Business Program ranking. The curriculum incorporates useful and practical knowledge balanced across key components of leadership excellence: human resource management and development, team and organizational leadership, and strategic management.

The MS in Management, Strategy and Leadership is designed for passionate, hardworking, team-oriented professionals looking to maximize their potential in managing people and leading organizations. Unlike an MBA, which usually provides broad-based business knowledge focusing specifically on the core business disciplines of accounting, marketing, finance and operations, this degree program hones in on the knowledge and skills necessary to lead and motivate people while developing “big-picture” strategies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Competitive and Business Strategy
  • Developing Managerial Skills
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Human Resource Management for General Managers
  • International Management
  • Managing the Learning Organization
  • Negotiations
  • Leadership and Team Management
  • Creating an Ethical Organization
  • Fundamentals of Human Resource Staffing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months
  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA)
    • A cumulative GPA includes all credits and points earned for an entire bachelor’s degree. This may incorporate credits and points earned from multiple institutions if credit was awarded from more than one institution.
  • A high degree of potential for advancement to an organizational leadership role
  • Important personal and managerial attributes, such as intellectual curiosity, strong communication skills, maturity, openness to new ideas and change, leadership qualities, analytical thinking ability, perseverance, and an ability to lead and work in teams

Work experience

  • At least three years full-time managerial experience in a supervisory role

Technological requirements

  • Background knowledge of and exposure to word processing, spreadsheets and presentations

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 20 months.
  • National

    27792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27792 USD per year during 20 months.
  • In-State

    14144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14144 USD per year during 20 months.


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