Master of Science in Strategic Management

Master of Science in Strategic Management (MSSM)

The MSSM program is designed for individuals with at least one year of experience in business, industry, and/or military. This degree is focused on developing and refining leadership and managerial skills, which are essential for career upward mobility!

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Core Courses

  • Business Research Methods
  • Financial Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • International Business Management
  • Strategic Management & Operational Planning
  • Leadership & Organizational Behavior

Master of Science in Strategic Management Concentration Courses

Management Concentration
  • Organizational Communication
  • Strategic Change Management
  • Professional Portfolio
Leadership Concentration
  • Leading Change Through Team Building
  • Conflict Management Resolution
  • Servant Leadership
Quality Systems Concentration
  • Quality Systems
  • Six Sigma Principles
  • Quality Management for Projects
Logistics & Product Distribution Concentration
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Quality Systems
  • Logistics & Product Distribution
Criminal Justice Concentration
  • CJ Budget Management
  • CJ Administration & Management
  • CJ Public Policy Analysis

Admissions Requirements

Students applying to the MSSM program in the School of Business must meet the following prerequisites:

  1. Complete an OCU graduate application [LINK]
  2. Submit official transcripts as evidence of completing a bachelor’s degree (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5) from an accredited institution.
  3. Submit a resume reflecting with two (2) years of documented managerial, leadership or military experience. Include three (3) professional references with current contact information including addresses, phone and email.
  4. Students whose undergraduate coursework does not include finance and statistics must complete college level course work in this subjects prior to admission or complete the Peregrine Leveling courses in these two (2) subjects at here.
Renee Stevens
Renee Stevens

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Megan Vance

APS Enrollment Counselor

Megan Jennings
Megan Jennings

APS Enrollment Counselor

Kami Knies
Kami Knies

APS Enrollment Counselor and Support Specialist

Julia Friedner
Julia Friedner

Director of Non-Traditional Financial Aid

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Jordyn Volmerding

Online Admissions Counselor

Gary Love
Gary Love

Director of Non-Traditional Enrollment Management

Erika Walter
Erika Walter

Non-Traditional Programs Support Specialist

Doran Kruse
Doran Kruse

APS Support Specialist

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Cheryl Riester

APS Support Specialist

Cheryl Bolton
Cheryl Bolton

APS Enrollment Counselor

Brent Magruder
Brent Magruder

Senior Director of Non-Traditional Enterprise

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