Strategy and Leadership, MASL

Offered in: Roosevelt Online

The Master of Arts in Strategy and Leadership provides students with an education that focuses on an understanding of the relationship of leadership to strategy. The application of strategic thinking has theories and hypotheses which are essential to the successful execution of leadership. Additionally, the program focuses on developing analytical skills, implementing change, engaging in ethical negotiations, and developing strong organizational visions.

The skills of strategy and leadership are applicable in a number of industries (political, business, education, human resources, and organization development) as well as within the construct of social justice (community activism and lobbying).  This provides  tremendous variety to students who are interested in the program. Students must be aware and prepared for the notion that they will author their own careers, but the skill set which they will obtain is valuable, useful, and relevant to the operation of many types of businesses, as well as the qualitative enrichment of our society.  Concentration in Healthcare and Not for Profit are available.

The Strategy and Leadership program requires 10 courses, 30 credit hours. Students can earn a maximum of 2 C grades towards the Degree. Students can apply a maxiumum of 6 credits in transfer. 

SMIN 400COMPETITIVE & STRATEGIC ANALYSIS3
SMIN 425STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING AND PLANNING3
SMIN 450MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND THE LEARNING ORGANIZATION3
SMIN 475NEGOTIATION3
SMIN 480LEADERSHIP AND TEAM MANAGEMENT3
SMIN 500CREATING AN ETHICAL ORGANIZATION3
SMIN 525LEADING THE STRATEGIC CHANGE PROCESS3
SMIN 550ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY3
SMIN 560HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT3
SMIN 575CAPSTONE: ANALYZING YOUR ORGANIZATION3
Students have the option of completing a Concentration. The three Concentration courses will replace three of the core courses as indicated.
Healthcare Concentration
HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP: POLICY AND LEGISLATION ( Replaces SMIN 475)
VALUE CREATION AND IMPROVEMENT IN THE HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENT ( Replaces SMIN 400)
NAVIGATING HEALTHCARE LAW AND SAFETY ( Replaces SMIN 550)
Not-for-Profit Concentration
LEADING NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS ( Replaces SMIN 400)
ACCT FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGS ( Replaces SMIN 425)
WRITING GRANT PROPOSALS ( Replaces SMIN 475)
Total Credit Hours30