ONLINE MBA: PROJECT MANAGEMENT DEGREE PROGRAM

Best Online Project Management Master's DegreeThe online Project Management degree program provides MBA students with a curriculum prescribed in the Project Management Institute’s A Guide
to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® 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.

PREPARE FOR THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION TEST

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 $350 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 ONLINE MBA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT DEGREE COMPLETION

36
CREDIT HOURS
24
MONTHS TO COMPLETE
UP TO
50%
CLOSER TO GRADUATION WITH CREDIT FOR PRIOR COURSEWORK + LIFE EXPERIENCE
5%

Job Growth

Project Management Job Outlook1

Employment of management occupations across all industries, including specialty areas such as project management, is projected to grow 5 percent by 2029.

ONLINE MBA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT START DATE

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.

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ACCREDITATION

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

Grantham University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.

DEAC is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

DEAC Student Achievement Disclosure for the public.

PMBOK and Project Management Professional (PMP) are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.

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Online 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

Project Management 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.

 

ONLINE MBA IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM

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: 36
Total Credit Hours: 36
Accreditation(s): DEAC, IACBE
Program Core: 36
Course: Title: Credits:
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 examines how human behavior in organizations plays a crucial role in achieving organizational effectiveness, while simultaneously promoting positive human outcomes. This course is designed to introduce students to key theories and concepts, as well as practical applications related to the field of Organizational Behavior. While the course will focus on such pertinent issues as the behavioral science theories, and associated concepts, the course will emphasize such areas of concentration as, but will not limited to: personality, values, diversity, communication, leadership, attitudes, conflict management, motivation, group/team dynamics, and organizational culture. This course affords students both a firm theoretical background and foundation upon which to build, but likewise instructs and builds the practical skills necessary to understand and manage organizational behavior within a variety of milieus.
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: IS649 Title: Information Technology Project Management Credits: 3
  In today's fast-paced and dynamic environment, innovative information technology and system development projects are critical to many companies' success. The emphasis on such projects creates greater demand from senior management to deliver quality information technology projects on time, within budget, and which add functionality and value to their customers and clients. IT Project Management will teach the project manager how to integrate sound project management principles in the information technology project's development profile in order to assure every aspect of the project is under control and delivers the technical objectives. This course will also cover the IT project's life cycle from initiation through closeout and address all the components of project management as they relate to IT projects, based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) as defined by the Project Management Institute. PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute.
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 introduces the concepts, theories, and processes in modern project management and the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The course emphasizes both theory and application of the topics covered. The course will cover concepts related to each phase of the project cycle. Students will learn about organizational structures, project selection methods, project planning, project execution, resource allocation, budgeting, and managing projects both in a domestic and international setting. The course introduces Microsoft Project to provide hands-on practical experience of the course topics.
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 A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Emphasizing both theory and practical application students are provided with an opportunity to apply these concepts using real-life exercises examples and software tools. PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute.
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 course is the capstone for the Certificate in Project Management program and Master of Business Project Management program. Students will demonstrate an understanding and application of material explored during their program.

Project Management Professional (PMP) and the PMI REP Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.