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Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management’s goal is to help students develop skills necessary to become successful change leaders.  Designed for aspiring or current managers, organizational leaders, or consultants, these courses can be applied at the company, individual, or departmental level.  Courses allow students to become change advocates, creating effective work teams, implementing negotiation skills to fit the current situation, elevating performance levels, and applying the correct change management tactics.  Graduates have the skills to gain support from the workforce, surmounting politics, mobilizing individuals, creating group teams, and molding organizational culture.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of full-time managerial experience in a supervisory role
  • Preferred 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)


At present, MSU is not authorized to offer online programs/distance education to any residents of Arkansas or Maryland.