Earn an Online MBA – Project Management Degree

The Project Management degree program provides MBA students with a curriculum prescribed in the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide.

This specialized degree program looks at strategic analysis and planning, business models and practical exercises to provide the knowledge and tools you need to more effectively execute project initiatives.

Plus, because Grantham has been reviewed and approved as a Registered Educational Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the skills you learn should help you acquire certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Students enrolled in this master's program are required to follow courses in the sequence set out for the program.

How much will the online project management MBA degree program cost?

The standard graduate rate is $325 per credit hour. Military service members, veterans and eligible military family members benefit from a reduced rate of $250 per credit hour. Grantham also offers scholarship and financial aid opportunities for those who qualify.

TIME TO DEGREE COMPLETION
37
CREDIT HOURS
24
MONTHS TO COMPLETE
UP TO
25%
CLOSER TO GRADUATION WITH CREDIT FOR PRIOR COURSEWORK + LIFE EXPERIENCE
8%

Job Growth

Job Outlook1

Employment of management occupations is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026.

Career Options1:
• Technical Services Manager
• Information Technology Project Manager
• Program Manager
• Cost Estimator
Project Management Institute
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Project Management Institute Approved

The skills you’ll acquire through this program should help you pass the Project Management Professional certification test. Grantham has been reviewed and approved as a Registered Educational Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

When can I start?

Courses begin monthly. We are ready for you!

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our online project management training programs, financial assistance opportunities, and the enrollment process.

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Business Administration – Project Management (Master of Business Administration)

Project Management MBA Degree Program Outcomes

After successfully completing Grantham’s business administration degree in project management, you will be able to:

  • Analyze knowledge, techniques, skills and tools of past, present and future business models
  • Apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of all foundational business areas
  • Integrate theory and practice for the purpose of strategic analysis and planning
  • Use communication skills
  • Evaluate professional, ethical and social responsibilities in business management and team setting
  • Employ quantitative analysis in business
  • Engage in practical exercises that improve organizational skills in the project management field
  • Develop the necessary tools to effectively plan, measure and control projects
Core Professional Competencies

Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these six critical life skills into the Business Administration – Project Management curriculum:

  • Communication – Formulating and expressing thoughts and ideas effectively using oral, written and non-verbal communication skills in person, in writing and in a digital world.
  • Distributed Collaboration – Working effectively across distributed locations and asynchronously to achieve a common goal through relationship-building, shared responsibility, empathy and respect.
  • Professional and Social Responsibilities – Engaging in social responsibility through seeking justice, valuing diversity, respecting the environment; demonstrating professionalism through integrity, mutual accountability and ethical behavior. This includes considering the social and global impact of individual and organizational decisions and an awareness of and adherence to regulations, professional standards and industry best practices.
  • Critical thinking/problem solving – Using analytical reasoning when gathering and evaluating relevant information to effectively formulate possible solutions for an issue, problem or a variety of issues. This includes the ability to recognize potential consequences of a decision.
  • Career Management – Identifying knowledge, skills, abilities and personal strengths and experiences necessary to pursue career goals. Recognizing areas for professional growth, how to navigate and explore job options and to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.
  • Data Aptitude - Developing information literacy and the capacity to manage data with subsequent finding, structuring, evaluating and interpreting in order to provide meaningful analysis to accomplish a specific purpose.

Grantham University’s Online Master of Business Administration in Project Management Degree Program is IACBE Accredited.

 

Business Administration – Project Management (Master of Business Administration)

As you consider the variety of project management training courses at your disposal, consider the kinds of opportunities a Project Management MBA could help you pursue1.

Potential career paths and positions include:

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Senior Lead Project Manager
  • Program manager
  • Information Technology Project Manager
  • Technical Services Manager

Employers can include:

  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Multi-national corporations
  • Financial institutions
  • Large-scale retailers
  • Major manufacturers
  • Government – local, state and federal

Business Administration – Project Management (Master of Business Administration)

Grantham University’s 100% online and professionally relevant coursework is designed to help you prepare for your project management career.

PROGRAM SNAPSHOT:
Program Core Credits: 37
Total Credit Hours: 37
Accreditation(s): DEAC, IACBE
Program Core: 37
Course: Title: Credits:
Course: GU500 Title: Graduate Student Success Credits: 1
  This course is designed to help students learn and improve skills and strategies that are essential to academic success at a graduate level. Through activities, application and reflection, the material covered in this course should support and assist students in achieving their graduate level degree. Students should develop confidence in their ability to succeed as a graduate student.
Course: MGT500 Title: Management Credits: 3
  Management provides a solid foundation for facing the challenges of a rapidly changing and highly competitive business environment. This course introduces the fundamental management functions of planning, decision-making, organizing, leading, and controlling, as well as the tools and techniques of managing people, processes, projects, and the work environment. Students explore current issues in management and gain insights into how successful organizations operate.
Course: MGT517 Title: Organizational Behavior Credits: 3
  This advanced course discusses how businesses run on hardware, software and human capital more than ever before. This course focuses on the people in the organization and how they work and behave in the work environment. It examines the behavior of individuals, the dynamics of teamwork and the processes of small groups, decision-making, problem solving, conflict management and ways to eliminate barriers to effective communications within the workplace.
Course: ACC510 Title: Accounting Credits: 3
  This course provides students with a framework for the analysis, use and design of internal accounting systems. This introduction to financial and managerial accounting prepares students to use accounting data for strategic and management purposes with an emphasis on profitability and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of an organization's accounting system. Students develop an understanding of the nature of costs, budgeting, cost allocation, standard costs and variances.
Course: BUS615 Title: eBusiness Credits: 3
  This course covers the internet and related technologies which pose enormous opportunities for developing new business models and significant threats to existing models. Information professionals must be prepared to recognize opportunities and overcome challenges posed by the electronic economy. This course defines the core elements of developing an eBusiness strategy, including branding, competitive analysis, technology assessment, business method models and preparing for emerging trends. Course assignments involve extensive case studies and online research using the latest e-tools. Students collaborate to create a prototype eBusiness venture.
Course: ECN501 Title: Managerial Economics Credits: 3
  This advanced course applies microeconomic theory to the management of the firm by focusing on the use of microeconomics to enhance decision-making. The course explores the complex relationships between manager decisions and the impact of those decisions on product demand and profitability. Students delineate the economic environment in which the firm operates and learn to think strategically within this environment.
Course: ETH560 Title: Business Ethics Credits: 3
  This course examines ethics and values in multiple contexts. It begins with an exploration of individual values and the integration of mind, body and soul. The perspective then broadens to include corporate ethics and the role of moral leadership in business. The course concludes with an examination of ethical dilemmas created by an expanding global economy.
Course: RCH520 Title: Quantitative Analysis Credits: 3
  This Quantitative Analysis course addresses managerial decision analysis using quantitative tools. Topics include a general framework for decision analysis, decision tables and trees, forecasting, inventory control, linear programming, transportation and assignment, networks, project time management, waiting lines (queuing), and simulation. After the course, the student will be able to use a broad array of powerful analytical tools to make business decisions.
Course: FIN526 Title: Finance Credits: 3
  This introduction to corporate financial management and investments provides the framework, concepts and tools for analyzing financial decisions by applying the fundamental principles of modern financial theory. Major topics include the time value of money, the economic and financial environment, an overview of financial statement analysis, the essentials of risk analysis and the valuation process, and capital budgeting.
Course: PRJ515 Title: Project Management Essentials Credits: 3
  This course completes the topics presented in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge and includes project cost, quality, procurement and risk management. Students are provided with opportunities to apply these concepts using real-life exercises, examples and software tools.
Course: PRJ636 Title: Project Management Organization Framework and Risk Credits: 3
  This course furthers the fundamental concepts of scope, time management and human resource planning and project communications as presented in the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge. Emphasizing both theory and practical application, students are provided with an opportunity to apply these concepts using real-life exercises, examples and software tools.
Course: PRJ656 Title: Project Management Integration Framework Credits: 3
  This course introduces students to the fundamental elements of effective project management. It provides students with the opportunity to apply these elements using exercises and examples based on real-time projects. The required tools and techniques used to plan, measure and control projects, and the methods used to organize and manage projects are discussed.
Course: PRJ695 Title: Project Management Capstone Credits: 3
  This capstone course requires students to demonstrate an understanding and application of material explored during the Project Management programs in both the Mark Skousen School of Business and College of Engineering and Computer Science. Additionally, this course will prepare students for the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification examination. Preparation includes utilization of study guides and practice exams.