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Online Master's in Strategic Management

What is “Strategic Management?” What is the strategic management process? And how can strategic management concepts, theories, and applications help both your company’s operational effectiveness … and your career?

While many businesses understand overall strategy and the need for resource management, the effective combination of the two is often overlooked, a gap that can add months or even years to any leadership or business initiative. Fill the gap in your organization by taking your business career to the next level with an Online Master of Science in Strategic Management from University of the Cumberlands.

The online master’s degree in strategic management degree program is for working professionals with a business, or relevant, bachelor’s degree, and for those who are looking for the advanced credentials and expertise for long-term success. Building on your experience and business acumen, the strategic management courses you'll take in this program will give you the core concepts, frameworks, and techniques of strategic management to help you prepare for a management or leadership position within any organization.

By engaging you in strategic management concepts and presenting practical tactics for pursuing best practices in the field, the curriculum for your online business graduate degree with a concentration in strategic management program is designed to help you:

  • Boost your management expertise and leadership skills
  • Develop strategies to help your organization achieve short-term goals and long-term objectives  
  • Use analytical & critical thinking skills to evaluate data, troubleshoot issues, and make the tough management calls
  • Identify your ethical and legal responsibilities as a manager and a leader

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Operations Research Analysts are seeing a boom in need with job growth at 27%, much faster than the average job outlook, over the next decade.  With the average median annual wage more than $81,000; although compensation varies from state to state and position to position, University of the Cumberlands can help you take your place as a voice of management authority within your company with your Master of Science in Strategic Management.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information. 

In addition to the overall institutional accreditation statement above, the Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands has received specialized accreditations for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page. Please review our Public Disclosure of Student Achievement.


To learn more about our master’s in strategic management or any of our online management, leadership or business programs, simply fill out the form on this page or contact an admissions counselor at the number below.

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Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.