Master of Business Administration - Strategic Leadership

General

Program Description

Winthrop University's online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with a concentration in Strategic Leadership teaches the skills students need to become executive-level managers through coursework in leadership, global competitiveness, and human resources management. Learn a rigorous curriculum supported by dedicated faculty committed to your success. In this AACSB-accredited program, you will develop the capabilities and the confidence to solve today's toughest business challenges as a strategic leader.

  • Academically Rigorous - Study core classes that build your expertise and skills while also including a focus on globalization, analytics, technology, and communication.
  • High Quality - Learn from faculty who care about your success. Most of your classes will be taught by the same full-time faculty who teach our on-campus program.
  • Accredited - This program is among the only 5% of MBA programs worldwide to receive AACSB accreditation. Learn in a curriculum held to a higher standard that assures quality, promotes excellence and fosters continuous improvement.
  • Supportive - Receive advising, career guidance and degree progression support throughout the program from the director of Student Services.
  • Convenient - Complete any prerequisite courses prior to beginning your degree through separate modules in a convenient online platform.

Careers

This MBA program provides a broad background in business and leadership to prepare you for a variety of senior business roles. Our graduates are equipped for positions that include:

  • Senior Manager of Business Insights
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Director of Business Development
  • Director of Marketing and Public Relations
  • Operational Risk Consultant
  • Director of Supply Chain Management
  • AVP of Corporate Communications
  • Director of Social Media
  • Director of Marketing Strategy

Financial Aid

Graduate students may be eligible for federal loans. To apply, students must submit a FAFSA using Winthrop's school code of 003456.

Eligibility Requirements

  • B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited institution.
  • Prerequisite(s) may be needed for students without a business degree.
  • 5 years or more of professional work experience.
  • 400 or higher GMAT score (GRE may be taken in lieu of GMAT).
  • A GMAT waiver, available for those that qualify.

Start Dates

The MBA program has three starts a year, in August, January, and May.

Last updated August 2019

About the School

Winthrop University is a public, comprehensive university located just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, with a rich tradition spanning more than 130 years. Winthrop ... Read More

Winthrop University is a public, comprehensive university located just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, with a rich tradition spanning more than 130 years. Winthrop blends professional programs, global awareness and civic engagement to build the knowledge, skills, and values that will enrich your life forever and prepare you for what the future holds. Read less