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Capella University | MBA - Project Management: Business (ACBSP-, PMI-GAC-accredited)

Capella University's Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program gives students the chance to learn about project management issues and skills within a business context. Learn more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management

School Offering Program:

Capella University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program should be interested in a career focused on supporting businesses in a leadership role. All master's level programs at Capella University require a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program at Capella University is designed according to standards defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Students are given the opportunity to learn how to make data-driven decisions, develop problem-solving strategies, and influence organizational change. The program is designed to teach students business and project management principles and then how to apply them practically in an organizational context. The program also includes personalized coaching that allows students to choose particular areas of growth to focus on.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

45 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Capella University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management:

The Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program includes 7 core courses, 3 specialization courses, and a capstone project. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Capella University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (28 credits)

  • MBA Leadership
  • Business Strategy
  • Applied Business Analytics
  • Accounting Methods for Leaders
  • Applied Managerial Finance
  • Operations Management for Leaders
  • Project Management Foundations

Specialization Courses (12 credits)

  • Project Management, Planning, Execution, and Control
  • Project Budgeting, Procurement, and Quality
  • Project Risk Assessment and Control

Courses Taken in the Final Quarters (5 credits)

  • MBA Capstone Experience

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates from a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management program may consider continuing their education in business at the doctoral level. A doctor of philosophy could equip graduates to become a thought leader in the field, carrying out research and teaching, while a Doctor of Business Administration uses business principles to directly apply it to real-world scenarios.

Possible programs include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration - Project Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration - Strategy and Innovation

Career Paths:

The Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management is designed to prepare graduates to apply organizational principles to successfully coordinate projects, including scheduling, budgeting, and leading a team. Students will also have the chance to develop an electronic portfolio that showcases their knowledge and experience, all of which is grounded in real-world, practical solutions.

Possible careers include:

  • Vice president of project management
  • Project coordinator
  • Project director

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