MSc in Strategic Leadership & Design

University of Indianapolis

Program Description

MSc in Strategic Leadership & Design

University of Indianapolis

MSc in Strategic Leadership & Design 

A graduate degree in Strategic Leadership & Design offers education and development in the areas that will make a difference in today's world: strategies for problem solving and direction in how to conceptualize goals and communicate them effectively.

Unlike an MBA, which emphasizes technical knowledge of current business practices and theory, a degree in Strategic Leadership & Design focuses specifically on problem analysis, developing problem-solving strategies and guiding an organization's human resources.


Cohort—students begin the program at the same time and take all classes together. This gives you the opportunity to develop relationships with classmates from diverse career backgrounds.

Program Length

The program is 36 credit hours and can be completed in two years. Students will take classes in intensive 7 1/2 week sessions. This accelerated format allows you to complete two classes each semester while only taking one class at a time. Each class is three credit hours, except for the capstone course, which is six credit hours.

Class Times & Location

Classes are offered in sequence in a blended online and on-campus format. On-campus classes meet one night per week from 6-9:45 p.m.

Job Outlook

The Master of Science in Strategic Leadership & Design program prepares you for a wide variety of jobs, including project manager, director, strategic planner, business owner, consultant, or sustainability professional in businesses, non-profit organizations and communities.

Admission Requirements

The Strategic Leadership & Design program operates on a rolling admissions basis, so applications are accepted all year until each cohort is full.

To apply, please submit the following:

Note: Standardized tests, such as a GRE or GMAT, are not required for admission to this program.

  • GPA—3.3 or higher for admission; must maintain a 3.0 or higher to remain in the program
  • 3 recommendation letters—at least two must be from professional or academic references
  • Professional resume or curriculum vitae
  • Writing sample—a belief statement regarding what you will bring to the Master’s program (at least 3 pages in length)
  • Official bachelor's degree transcript—must be from a regionally accredited college or university
  • $35 application fee
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Part time
425 USD
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Indianapolis, Indiana
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 425 USD
per credit hour