Master of Business Administration in Project Management
Degree Plan Details
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.
|I. Program Prerequisites||12 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 Competitive Analysis||3 hours|
|BUS4113 Accounting & Finance for Managers||3 hours|
|MGT4495 Project Management Foundations||3 hours|
|II. Required Graduate Studies||6 Hours|
|RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods||3 hours|
|RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making||3 hours|
|III. Major Requirements||24 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)
(Excluding Program Prerequisites)
*This course has a prerequisite of 15 semester hours of Advanced Business.