Master - Business Administration: Strategic Management

Are you interested in a graduate degree program that helps you grow your management skills while also helping you learn to use a strategic perspective to identify and analyze various business challenges? If so, you may be interested Northcentral University's online Master of Business Administration program with a specialization in Strategic Management. Read on for more information about this online MBA program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

If you enroll in Northcentral University's online Master of Business Administration program in Strategic Management program, you'll have the chance to learn how to plan, implement, and evaluate business strategies and long-term organizational plans. Specialization courses are designed to cover the process for creating marketing strategies for the domestic and global marketplaces as well as the analysis tools used to in creating strategic recommendations. You'll also take core business courses in operations management, finance, and marketing, and the program concludes with a capstone course.

What Are the Prerequisites?

As a potential applicant to the Master of Business Administration program in Strategic Management you might already have some business management knowledge and are interested in preparing for a strategic planning role. Good decision-making, problem-solving, and leadership skills could prove beneficial. All applicants to Northcentral University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program, you must complete 30 credit hours. Eighteen credits will be from required foundational courses, 9 credits will be from specialization courses of your choice, and three credits will be from a research project.

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
MBA 5102 Welcome to Changing Times - Business in the 21st Century
MBA 5110 Managing People and Teams
MBA 5121 Managerial Decision-Making
MBA 5130 Managing Business Finances
MBA 5140 Operations Management
MBA 5150 Innovation and Marketing
Specialization Courses
ENT 5001 Strategic Market Assessments
IB 5016 Global Business Strategic Management
MGT 5007 Strategic Management
Capstone Course
MBA 6010 Strategic Planning

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

After earning NCU's MBA with a specialization in Strategic Management, you could be able to take on additional duties to your current position or pursue a new strategic planning-focused career in a public or private business. You might be able to undertake responsibilities in long-term planning, strategic planning, and organizational goal-setting. You might seek positions such as:

  • Chief operations manager
  • Strategic management consultant
  • Senior strategy manager
  • Strategic planning specialist
  • Business development manager