Master of Business Administration in Project Management
Degree Plan Details
The mission of the Master of Business Administration in Project Management to provide business professionals with the competencies necessary to succeed as project management leaders for modern organizations. Graduates of the program are provided an opportunity to acquire a thorough understanding of the strategic role of project management and knowledge of the project management tools, techniques, and processes necessary to effectively initiate, plan, execute, control, and close organizational projects for organizations in the global economy.
A graduate with a Master of Business Administration in Project Management will be able to:
Analyze and apply the project management processes of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing relevant to project management.
- Write and/or orally communicate project management documents and information clearly and concisely.
- Integrate and apply technical expertise of project management tools and techniques to projects within organizations referencing current project management literature, professional standards, and guides.
- Understand and analyze knowledge the strategic role of project management for competitive advantage for contemporary organizations.
- Demonstrate knowledge of ethical issues and apply culturally aware decision-making skills for stakeholder engagement, communication, leadership, and teamwork.
- Conduct relevant research appropriate to project management.
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.