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Purdue University Global | MBA - Project Management

The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management program offered by Purdue University Global is designed for individuals who wish to build their business management and leadership skills while also learning about project management. Find out more about this online program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

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Program Prerequisites:

Prospective applicants of this Project Management MBA program may already have some business knowledge or experience as well as strong organizational and time management skills. All applicants to Purdue University Global's graduate programs should already have a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Purdue University Global's online MBA program is designed to help students gain the business knowledge and practical skills needed to advance into leadership positions in the business world. The Project Management concentration includes four courses that are designed to teach about all the steps and requirements of project management, including strategizing, setting schedules and budgets, determining deliverables, and project execution. Concentration courses cover topics in strategic decision-making and project selection, setting goals, project monitoring, closing procedures, and the professional responsibilities of project managers. The program concludes with a capstone course where students can demonstrate their project management knowledge.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

76 credits.

Financial Aid:

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

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Required Courses for the MBA with a concentration in Project Management:

Purdue University Global's MBA program requires the completion of 60 core credits, and the Project Management specialization requires 16 more credits. Contact Purdue University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (60 credits)

  • Business Perspectives
  • Business Communications
  • Business Analytics
  • Financial Accounting Principles and Analysis
  • Measurement and Decision Making
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Economics for Global Decision Makers
  • Financial Management
  • Designing, Improving, and Implementing Processes
  • Managing the Value Chain
  • Strategic Management
  • Ethics in Business and Society
  • Leadership Strategies for a Changing World
  • MBA Capstone

Project Management Concentration Courses (16 credits)

  • Strategic Project Selection and Initiation
  • Project Planning and the Project Plan
  • Project Execution with Monitoring and Control
  • Project Closing, Ethics, and Professional Responsibilities

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

After completing the MBA program with a concentration in project management, graduates could be prepared to advance their current career or to seek new positions where they lead teams or projects. Positions could be found within a wide range of industries, from healthcare and technology to construction and manufacturing. Some of the positions they could consider include:

  • Project manager
  • Operations manager
  • Project analyst
  • General manager
  • Consultant

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Prior experience may be necessary for leadership positions. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information.

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