2019-2020 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog 
    
    Jun 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog

Innovation and Strategic Management (M.S.)


Our program is designed to enhance students’ creative, entrepreneurial and socially responsible problem solving skills. Students from all majors will benefit from challenging theoretical case studies and creative analysis for today’s fast-paced and global business environment. The capstone project incorporates research, innovative decision-making, marketing and strategic management of human resources for a socially responsible, cost/benefit analysis of real organizations.  An undergraduate business degree is not required.

To earn the master’s degree in innovation and strategic management, students take a minimum of 12 courses (36 credits).

Program Requirements


Following completion of an approved program of 12 courses (36 credits) and all degree requirements, the Master of Science in Innovation and Strategic Management degree is conferred.

Curriculum


Students must successfully complete 12 courses totaling 36 credits to earn the M.S. degree.

Note:

(Capstone course to be taken as one of last two courses)

Elective courses (6 credits)


Students must also complete two elective courses (6 credits) by combining selections from any of Salve Regina University’s graduate course offerings in business administration and management (MGT), administration of justice and homeland security (ADJ), international relations (INR), holistic studies (HLC or HLL), health care administration and management (HCA) or rehabilitation studies (RHB). Prerequisites as indicated in the course descriptions are required unless specifically waived by the program director. Not all elective courses are available online. Examples of management electives follow:

Degree Plan


Degree Plan for M.S. in Innovation and Strategic Management
 
Fall
Spring
Summer
First Year
 
 
 
MGT527: Leading Innovation (3 credits)  (Fall only)
X
 
 
MGT509: Human Resources Management (3 credits)  
X
 
 
MGT530: Building Value Through Marketing (3 credits) or
MGT551: Fundraising and Marketing for Non-Profits (3 credits)
 
X
 
MGT554: Business Foresight and Futuring (3 credits)  (Spring only)
 
X
 
MGT567: Creative Problem-Solving (3 credits)  
 
 
X
MGT569: Managerial Decision-Making (3 credits)  
 
 
X
Second Year
 
 
 
MGT503: Business Law (3 credits)  
X
 
 
MGT540: Social Justice and Business Ethics (3 credits)  
X
 
 
MGT555: Organizational Transformation and Change (3 credits) (Spring only)
 
X
 
MGT589: Innovation and Strategic Management (Spring only)
 
X
 
Elective course (3 credits)
 
 
X
Elective course (3 credits)
 
 
X

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements