Master of Business Administration in Project Management

Degree Plan Details

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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.

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 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.