Online M.S. in Management Degree

Online M.S. in Innovation and Strategic Management

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Salve Regina University's Master of Science in innovation and strategic management program empowers students to identify, assess and manage business opportunities in their own enterprises or in existing organizations. The flexible coursework hones an innovative mindset through creative problem solving and strategic decision making, with a particular emphasis on social entrepreneurship.

Offered entirely online, our highly accessible management degree supports working professionals in their pursuit of an affordable, exceptional education. An undergraduate business degree is not required to enroll.

A Management Degree Designed for Social Innovation

Salve Regina's M.S. in innovation and strategic management program envisions a future of adept, socially responsible business leaders who are aligned with the University's mission to inspire a harmonious, just and merciful world. Our business faculty are acclaimed academics and visionary professionals whose teaching offers the knowledge and tools to uplift students' managerial and entrepreneurial aspirations. 

In addition to the master's degree in innovation and strategic management, Salve Regina offers an online MBA and Master of Arts in leadership dynamics and practice.

Discover the Difference at Salve Regina

Purpose-Driven Education

Salve Regina’s graduate program in innovation and strategic management develops business leaders who focus on personal integrity and social justice. Students emerge well-versed not only in business, but also with a mindset rooted in ethical tenets and corporate social responsibility.

Experiential Opportunities

Students in our innovation and strategic management program can complete two graduate courses through a short-term study abroad trip to Oxford, England. Mixing lectures, guest speakers, simulations and site visits, the program offers a rich and diverse educational experience.

IACBE Accredited

Accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education, our master’s degree in innovation and strategic management is taught by industry professionals who are dedicated to teaching and learning, offering students a high-touch educational experience.

Innovation and Strategic Management Courses

The master’s degree in innovation and strategic management offers a creative, entrepreneurial and socially responsible approach to organizational leadership. Rooted in real-world case studies and a capstone project, this experiential graduate program enriches students’ management skills for career advancement at corporations, government agencies and nonprofits.

Required courses:

  • MGT503: Business Law
  • MGT509: Human Resources Management
  • MGT527: Leading Innovation
  • MGT530: Building Value through Marketing or MGT551: Fundraising and Marketing for Nonprofits
  • MGT540: Social Justice and Business Ethics  
  • MGT554: Business Foresight and Futuring   
  • MGT555: Organizational Transformation and Change
  • MGT567: Creative Problem Solving
  • MGT569: Managerial Decision-Making
  • MGT589: Innovation and Strategic Management (capstone)

Students also choose two elective courses from any of Salve Regina’s graduate course offerings.

Time to Complete


18 to 24 months

Program Format



Application Deadline


Rolling admission

Learn More About Salve Regina’s M.S. in Innovation and Strategic Management

The master’s degree in innovation and strategic management at Salve Regina refines students’ business skills and knowledge to poise them for competitive leadership careers. With a particular focus on social entrepreneurship and innovation, this management degree is designed for the realities of 21st century business.

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