Strategic Innovation and Change
Organizations need to innovate to stay ahead, but how do you navigate the change that comes with new ideas? Learn what it takes to fulfill the vision and mission of an organization in the age of continual change. You’ll enhance and cultivate your skills in strategic planning, entrepreneurship, and change management in this program designed to provide you with the knowledge needed to thrive in start-ups or well-established organizations.
At a Glance
University College is committed to educational access, and given the difficult circumstances currently impacting millions of people, we are waiving application fees.
Skills You'll Learn
Initiate and manage a strategic planning process
Conduct the process of environmental scanning
Manage organizational change initiatives
Master of Science in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Strategic Innovation and Change requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Elective courses may be chosen from among non core and concentration courses in the Organizational Leadership program, and you may also select courses in other University College graduate programs.
Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals.
Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.
Interested in a graduate certificate?
Explore our four and six course graduate certificates in Strategic Innovation and Change.
Take a Course Before You Apply
We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.
Predicted outcomes for graduates of Strategic Innovation and Change
Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 14% over the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
From major software upgrades to company mergers, organizational change can be a very complex, confusing, and costly process, which requires competent change managers.
More organizations are hiring change management consultants to ensure the best possible returns on their investments.
Business Development Analyst Salary: National Average
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Hear from Our Students
"Every single class taught me something that I didn't know before. Every single class had the capacity for me to grow with other people—even online." —Mario Burton, graduate.
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
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Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.