Master - Business Administration Dual Concentration: Project Mgmt & Public Safety Leadership

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Are you seeking an advanced education that could help you strengthen your management skills in areas of public safety administration and project development? If this is your academic goal, then you might be interested in Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Project Management and Public Safety Leadership program. Read more about this master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The curriculum of Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Project Management and Public Safety Leadership program is designed to offer diverse study in various business practices while emphasizing public administration, safety management, and project control. You could take courses entirely online, or attend some courses at select Herzing University campuses. In the areas of concentration, you will likely study managerial processes and concepts in personnel development, crisis control, public safety training, project acquisitions, cost and scheduling, budgeting, and information technology projects. Core courses could allow you to learn more about business strategies in areas of marketing, operations, finance, accounting, economics, and planning. A capstone project will require that you perform managerial tasks within a real or simulated business setting.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Herzing University will require that you possess a bachelor's degree before entering the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Project Management and Public Safety Leadership program. You might also have strong organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete a total of 48 credits to earn the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Project Management and Public Safety Leadership. This total reflects 30 credits in the core curriculum and 18 credits in concentration coursework.

Required Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
MBA 600 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MBA 606 Research and Decision Making
MBA 615 Marketing
MBA 621 Financial and Managerial Accounting
MBA 626 Information Systems and Technology
MBA 631 Operations and Project Management
MBA 639 Managerial Economics
MBA 645 Finance
MBA 690 Strategic Planning
MBA 691 Graduate Capstone Project

Project Management Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 646 Contract and Procurement
MBA 647 Advanced Project Management
MBA 648 Project Cost and Schedule Control
MBA 671 Project Management in Technology

Public Safety Leadership Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
MBA 623 (required) Public Safety Administration
MBA 624 (required) Resource Management for Public Safety
MBA 610

MBA 638

MBA 647
Human Resource Management
OR
Managing Organizational Performance
OR
Advanced Project Management

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Project Management and Public Safety Leadership program, you should be prepared to apply what you have learned to senior management or directorial positions in the public or private sector. You could seek employment in government offices, corporations, schools, community centers, or nonprofit agencies. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Safety Project Manager
  • Corporate Safety Director
  • Public Safety Director / Manager