Looking for a flexible graduate program to increase income and promotion opportunities, fulfill professional development needs, and add marketable skills to your resume? MTSU’s Strategic Leadership concentration, leading to a Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) degree, allows working professionals to earn an advanced degree through 24/7 online coursework. The leadership function is the single greatest contributor to the overall success of any organization. Leadership impacts all areas of operation and requires that a leader be well versed in many areas. The Strategic Leadership master’s program examines various subject areas including leadership theory, research/data analysis, organizational structure and change, communication, and strategic planning and assessment. The 33-hour interdisciplinary program culminates with a professional project and is typically related to the student's professional work.
MTSU offers the Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.), an online program designed for working professionals, with three concentrations available: Human Resources Leadership, Strategic Leadership, and Training and Development.
Each M.P.S. program consists of 9 hours of core requirements, 21 hours related directly to the concentration, and a 3-hour culminating professional project. Career The Strategic Leadership master’s degree is intended to help with career advancement for working professionals seeking to improve organizational leadership, planning, communication, conflict management, and other areas of leadership. Some possible professional opportunities for degree-holders:
Business owner Company executive Manager Researcher Team leader
Employers of MTSU alumni include:
Dyersburg State Community College Middle Tennessee State University Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Tennessee Department of Corrections Tennessee General Assembly Vanderbilt University Medical Center Y-12 National Security Complex