Master of Science in Strategic Management

Get ready to take charge of organizations of all scales at the most elevated echelons. The Master of Science in Strategic Management, presented by Tennessee Wesleyan University in collaboration, prioritizes strategic cognition and leadership development. It's tailored to empower you in mastering organizational methodologies pivotal for enhancing efficacy and achieving optimal performance.
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Program Description

The program will be offered in the executive format with distance education courses and an in-seat component at the West Knoxville Campus. Classes will be scheduled in two 7.5-week sessions and 15-week sessions (fall and spring) and two 6-week sessions and a 12-week session in the summer. Graduates who flourish in this program will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Develop strategic plans to ameliorate changing environment
  • Effectively implement strategy while making ethical decisions
  • Align organizational effectiveness with multiple stakeholders
  • Outline trends related to social, economic, and technological advancements

The program is an interdisciplinary field focused on tactical leadership skills for the competitive business environment. There are three primary entry points per year (fall, spring, summer), and the program projects enrollment of 30 students. The primary audience includes individuals with a baccalaureate or master’s degree who seek to continue their education and attain a master’s degree in strategic management.

To learn more about Tennessee Wesleyan may contact Dr. Stacy Swafford, Director of Graduate Programs in the Goodfriend School of Business at 423-746-5285 or email