Academic Programs Catalog

The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

Department of Management

Graduate Study
Strategic Management - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management is designed to develop experienced professionals into resourceful and knowledgeable leaders who can define strategies and guide organizations. This online certificate program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds.


Students must:

  1. have an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution.
  2. have a preferred undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0.
  3. have three or more years of full-time managerial experience in the private or public sector.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management

1. Complete the following courses (3 credits):
MGT 802 Strategic Analysis 1
MGT 850 Competitive and Business Strategy 2
2. Three of the following courses (6 credits):
MGT 828 Strategic Control 2
MGT 842 Leading a Strategy Change 2
MGT 843 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2
MGT 856 Corporate Strategy 2
MGT 873 Strategic Decision Making 2
3. Students are expected to maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 in all courses in the certificate and a 2.0 grade in each course in order for the course to count towards the program.