MBA in Project Management

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If you have a career goal to be a leader in the area of business project development and implementation, you could benefit from entering the Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program at Kaplan University. Read on for more information about Kaplan University's online MBA - Project Management program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Kaplan University's online Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program combines a broad business education with advanced courses in project management strategies and processes. You will have the opportunity to learn about the phases of a project life cycle, scheduling and budgeting techniques, project planning, project management software, cost control, and project risk management. Other topics addressed in specialization courses include networking, project evaluation methods, contracts, legal issues, ethics, and procurement planning. The program is also designed to develop an understanding and knowledge of various business functions, such as accounting, marketing, financial management, and human resources.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should have some experience working in a business environment before enrolling in the Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program. Having taken prior courses designed to develop management skills can be helpful. Applicants to Kaplan University's programs should have a high school diploma or GED and be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Since the program is offered online, applicants should have access to a computer.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must earn 60 credits in the core Master of Business Administration curriculum and a minimum of 16 credits in the Project Management specialization to successfully complete this graduate program. Specific course requirements are subject to change.

Master of Business Administration with a Specialization in Project Management Requirements

  • Business Perspectives
  • Business Communications
  • Business Analytics
  • Financial Accounting Principles and Analysis
  • Measurement and Decision Making
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Economics for Global Decision Makers
  • Financial Management
  • Designing, Improving, and Implementing Processes
  • Managing the Value Chain
  • Strategic Management
  • Ethics in Business and Society
  • Leadership Strategies for a Changing World
  • MBA Capstone

Project Management Requirements

  • Strategic Project Management
  • Project Initiation, Planning, and Execution
  • Project Cost and Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • Project Risk, Quality, and Procurement Monitoring and Controlling

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

You could seek upper management or executive-level positions after graduating from Kaplan University's Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program. You could apply the skills you might have developed in the program to jobs in many types of industries. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Project director
  • Project manager
  • Operations manager
  • Product manager
  • Corporate relations director