Master of Business Administration in Project Management

Degree Plan Details

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The Master of Business Administration in Project Management is ideal for individuals who want to enhance their ability to successfully manage complex projects. Grounded in general management principles, the MBA in Project Management program is a study of project management that provides students with the capability to master advanced project management techniques. The curriculum, offered in both classroom lecture and distance learning modes, focuses on contemporary project management theories and practice. Students acquire knowledge of the project management tools, techniques, and processes necessary to effectively initiate, plan, execute, control, and close organizational projects and succeed as project management practitioners. MBA Project Management graduates are prepared to fill project management and leadership roles in modern organizations.

A graduate with a Master of Business Administration in Project Management will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of project management theory and its implications for practice.
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate and apply contemporary project management concepts, tools, techniques, and processes to manage real world projects.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to project schedule, cost, quality, and risk management processes.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical issues and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct relevant research appropriate to the discipline.

The minimum requirements for a Master of Business Administration in Project Management are:

  • 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
  • 36 semester hours to complete program, excluding prerequisites.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required.

Degree Plan

I. Program Prerequisites12 Hours
Prerequisite to the M.B.A. program is a bachelor's degree in business; otherwise, the student must have had either the following courses or their equivalent or must take the classes.
BUS3104 Statistical Analysis I 3 hours
BUS3310 Market Structure & Competitive Analysis 3 hours
BUS4113 Accounting & Finance for Managers 3 hours
MGT4495 Project Management Foundations 3 hours
II. Required Graduate Studies6 Hours
RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods 3 hours
RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making 3 hours
III. Major Requirements24 hours
MGT6151 Project Initiating & Planning 3 hours
MGT6152 Project Execution & Closing 3 hours
MGT6153 Project Risk, Cost, Schedule - Estimation & Control 3 hours
MGT6154 Project Management Applications 3 hours
Communication (Any 5000/6000 COM course) 3 hours
HBD6771 Conflict Management & Resolution 3 hours
HBD6776 Leadership Theories Practice 3 hours
MGT6203 Strategic Management* 3 hours
IV. Electives (5000/6000 Levels)6 hours
Business Administration Electives
(Selected from courses with the following prefixes: BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT)
6 hours
Totals:36 Hours
(Excluding Program Prerequisites)

*This course has a prerequisite of 15 semester hours of Advanced Business.