MBA - Project Management

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Do you have the desire to fill a leadership role in the development and control of various business projects? If this is your career goal, then you might benefit from the courses offered in Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Project Management program. Read on for more information about this online master's degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The curriculum of Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Project Management program provides students with the opportunity to study diverse business disciplines while developing leadership skills needed to succeed in project management. Topics addressed in area of concentration courses include methods and strategies for project cost estimation, time management, quality control, risk management, communications, planning, scheduling, and implementation. A seminar enables students to utilize tools that will help them practice methods and concepts discussed in program coursework. An optional course helps students prepare for project management certification. In MBA core courses, students will study management practices and principles in accounting, marketing, finance, operations, economics, and production. Southern New Hampshire University is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prior to enrolling in Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Project Management program, you should have strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills and possibly have experience working in a corporate environment. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Neither the GRE nor the GMAT are required.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete a total of 39 credits to earn the Master of Business Administration in Project Management from Southern New Hampshire University. This credit total reflects nine credits in the area of concentration and 30 credits in the MBA core curriculum. This program could be completed in as little as two years.

Required Courses*

Course CodeCourse Title
QSO 640Project Management
QSO 680Seminar in Project Management
Select one of the following:
QSO 520Management Science Through Spreadsheets
QSO 620Six Sigma Quality Management
QSO 630Supply Chain Management
QSO 645Project Management for PMP Certification

MBA Core Courses

Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 500Managerial Accounting
IT 500Information Technology
MKT 500Marketing Strategies
ECO 500Managerial Economics
FIN 500Financial Management
INT 610Multinational Corporate Environment
OL 690Responsible Corporate Leadership
QSO 510Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
QSO 600Production and Operation Management

Some students may also be required to take foundation courses as prerequisites for more advanced MBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees typically are exempt from most foundation courses. In many cases, students choosing the electives track are able to apply credit hours from their foundation courses against their elective requirements.

*Coursework subject to change.

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Project Management program, you could seek upper management positions overseeing project development for nearly any type of industry. You might work in IT, corporate operations, production, engineering, retail, or construction.

Positions you could pursue include:

  • Project Director
  • Project Manager
  • Project Scheduler
  • Operations Manager
  • Product Development Manager