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Strategic Management Graduate Certificate

  • Get Started

    No Application Required

  • Format

    Online for 2021–2022

  • Average Course Tuition

    $2,980

  • Courses

    5

group of business people in strategy session

Help contribute to the big picture at your organization using key business and management principles.

Remain competitive in today's global marketplace by building a solid understanding of the foundations of strategic management.

What You'll Learn

  • Align the basic direction and goals of an organization; analyze an environment’s social, political, technological, economic, and global factors; evaluate industry and market structure; and assess organizational strengths and weaknesses.
  • Understand the essentials of business management in a global economy, such as corporate responsibility and ethics; organizational efficiency; and decision-making frameworks for competing strategic priorities.
  • Leverage knowledge in corporate sustainability strategy, human resource management, strategic resource allocation, crisis management, and marketing management.

It may seem daunting to tackle schoolwork while maintaining a job, but you won’t be alone. You’ll bring challenges you face at work or in your community into the classroom to consult with faculty and peers on new, innovative solutions. Test a fresh concept or framework in the workplace and see immediate results.

  • 36

    Average Age

  • 83%

    Working Full Time

  • 29%

    Students Outside the U.S.

  • 1.5 years

    Average Time to Complete

Earning Your Certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete the five certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Learn more about pursuing a certificate and the process of requesting your certificate.

Certificate Courses

The professional graduate certificate in Strategic Management requires five courses:

  • Economics, Accounting, or Finance course (choose one course from select group)
  • Marketing course (choose one course from select group)
  • Organizational Behavior course (choose one course from select group)
  • Elective (choose one course from select group)
  • Strategy course (choose one course from select group; this is your final certificate course)

Ready to take the next step?

You can enroll in your first course in the:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall

See the schedules in the academic calendar.

I was looking for a high-quality education in a specific field at a price I could afford. I needed flexibility and schedule options because I was working full-time and had a family. My rigorous search led me to Harvard Extension.

Cost

Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.

Our Tuition (2021–22 rate) $2,980 per 4-credit course
Average Tuition of Peer Institutions $5,476 per course
Average Total Cost $14,900