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ONLINE STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

The Master of Science in Strategic Leadership (MSSL) program consists of a total of 33 credit hours of graduate level work.

This is accomplished by taking 24 credit hours of required courses and an additional 9 credits of approved electives

This program of study will be offered using an executive, cohort model and will be delivered as follows:

PREFIX AND NUMBER

COURSE TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER

SLDR 710

LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION: LESSONS LEARNED

3

FALL

SLDR 728

LEVELS OF LEADERSHIP

3

FALL

SLDR 740

LEADING CHANGE: ETHICS & RESPONSIBILITY

3

SPRING

SLDR 748

SOCIAL CHANGE & DIVERSITY

3

SPRING

 

ELECTIVE

3

SUMMER

 

ELECTIVE

3

SUMMER

SLDR 752

STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING

3

SUMMER

 

ELECTIVE

3

FALL

SLDR 775

MENTORING

3

SPRING

SLDR 695

PRACTICUM

3

SPRING

SLDR 770

VISIONING: STRATEGIC PLANNING

3

SUMMER


Take 9 hours of electives from the following:

  • LDR 504 Leadership Comm. & Conflict Resolution (USD)
  • LDR 501 Advanced Leadership Theory and Practice (USD)
  • LDR 580 Service Learning Experience in Civic Leadership (USD)
  • TET 553 Personal and Organizational Change (USD)
  • PSYC 632 - Psychology of Leadership

*Other courses may be accepted pending approval

Computer Requirements

The MSSL program is delivered online. Students will need to have access to a computer and Internet connection to take the program. All MSSL courses are taught using Desire2Learn(D2L). Visit the D2L computer requirements page to check if your computer meets the minimum technical requirement.

*Current students, please refer to the DegreeWorks Dashboard in MyBHSU to confirm your major requirements.

Contact Info

Dr. Laura Colmenero-Childberg
MSSL
MSSL@BHSU.edu
Phone: 605-645-7228

Black Hills State University
1200 University St.
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799

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