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MA in Organizational Management - Project Management

Ashford University's Master of Arts in Organizational Management, Project Management specialization program can prepare students to pursue either employment in management or advanced study at the doctoral level. Read on to learn more about this program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Organizational Management, Project Management specialization

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Master's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Aptitudes in business, mathematics, and communication could be useful preparation for students interested in Ashford University's Master of Arts in Organizational Management with a specialization in Project Management program. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Ashford University's Master of Arts in Organizational Management with a specialization in project management program is designed to help students prepare to solve complex organizational problems from managerial or leadership positions. Students have the opportunity to learn about organizational change, decision making, marketing, innovation, and strategic planning. This program is also designed to teach students to understand cultural and economic trends in organizations, how to create teams, how to manage organizational processes, and how to develop managerial practices. Students in the project management specialization could learn project procurement and management strategy as well. This program is part of the school's Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢, and online business students have access to a variety of unique resources and online events, such as webinars that feature business experts from Forbes.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

33 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

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Required Courses for a Master of Arts in Organizational Management, Project Management specialization:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Major Course Requirements

  • BUS 600: Management Communications with Technology Tools (3 credits)
  • MGT 601: The Functions of Modern Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 610: Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • BUS 670: Legal Environment (3 credits)
  • OMM 615: Strategies: Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations (3 credits)
  • OMM 618: Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • OMM 622: Financial Decision-Making (3 credits)
  • OMM 640: Business Ethics & Social Responsibility (3 credits)

Project Management Specialization Requirements

  • BUS 611: Project Planning & Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 612: Advanced Project Procurement (3 credits)
  • BUS 697: Project Management Strategy (3 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Ashford University's Master of Arts in Organizational Management with a specialization in project management program have the opportunity to continue their education at the doctorate level. Doctorate degrees in organizational management, business, or leadership may be options.

Career Paths:

Alternatively, graduates could pursue employment. Graduates of Ashford University's Master of Arts in Organizational Management, Project Management program may be eligible for jobs in both the government and private sectors.

Graduates could pursue jobs in:

  • Human resources
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Public relations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Government
  • Entrepreneurial startups