Online MBA in Strategic Management & Leadership

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Stand Out as a Business Leader – Earn Your MBA

Available online, this accelerated MBA in strategic management program develops your ability to navigate international business environments while effectively managing people, resources, and processes.
Our MBA emphasizes the importance of ethical decision-making and encourages you to be a champion of corporate social responsibility.
No prerequisites are required to apply.
Program begins
Fall 2024 (apply by August 1, 2024)

100% online, asynchronous

Program length
Two years

Continue working as you complete one course at a time in 7-week accelerated sessions (with one-week breaks between courses)

Expand your career opportunities & earning potential

Alumni savings
10% tuition grant for GMercyU grads

Program Details

With no prerequisites required, this program also offers extra support for those who earned their bachelor degrees in fields unrelated to business.

After completing your strategic management MBA with us, you can:

  • Pursue advanced leadership roles in a wide range of local, national, and multi-national businesses
  • Prepare to establish a new enterprise
  • Improve your performance in facilities, operations, or human resources management

Our MBA in leadership is rigorous but offers a flexible, online format to help you balance career and your degree. In the program, you’ll join GMercyU’s close-knit community of learners, where the professors and peers you encounter will challenge you to become the adaptive, versatile, and self-reflective leader the 21st century business world needs.

The MBA in Strategic Management and Leadership is a two-year advanced degree program. You will take 10 courses: seven foundation courses (a total of 21 credits) and three courses in your concentration (nine additional credits). Courses run one at a time, in seven-week sessions, with one-week breaks between courses.

Course Requirements

MBA 600 Ethical Decision Making and Corporate Social Responsibility
MBA 610 Strategic Management
MBA 620 Accounting for Decision Makers
MBA 630 Marketing Planning
MBA 640 Managing Business Operations
MBA 650 Managerial Finance
MBA 660 Capstone Business Plan
MBA 700 Organizational Leadership
MBA 710 Global Management
MBA 720 Managing Human Capital

To review course descriptions, please refer to the graduate catalog.

The MBA in Strategic Management and Leadership prepares you for executive-track career opportunities by extending the skills and knowledge you have learned through professional experience and previous training. You will emerge from this program with enhanced capabilities in writing, presenting, research, and leadership, as well as technical knowledge in finance, business technology, and more.

As a GMercyU MBA in leadership graduate, you will be able to:

  • Perform research and write about ideas and arguments associated with business issues to a high standard using APA format
  • Effectively communicate ideas and arguments associated with business issues through clear and persuasive speech
  • Apply knowledge and skills to make appropriate business decisions
  • Apply critical thinking to real-life work problems through the application of theoretical and experiential knowledge
  • Identify issues and strategies related to corporate social responsibility and its implications for business

Our MBA degree program features a cohort model with small classes so you can establish close professional and personal relationships with classmates and professors. Learning experiences emphasize collaboration, just like real-world working environments. We also challenge you to explore how you can be a force for positive social change through your profession.

At GMercyU, we select faculty members who have records of distinction. In addition to demonstrated expertise in teaching, our professors bring advanced academic achievement and significant industry experience to your classroom. Their insights and mentorship can help inspire and encourage you to take your place as part of a new generation of business leaders.

Upon graduation, you and your classmates will join our worldwide network of alumni.

Take the next step towards your professional goals: Earn your MBA in Strategic Management and Leadership with us. 

Contact Wivina Chmura, Associate Director of Admissions, at 215-641-5541 or today! You can also request more information here.

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Wivina Chmura, Associate Director of Admissions