CONCENTRATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
The curriculum is designed to allow the student to acquire a Master’s Degree in Business Administration as well as prepare him/her for a career in business. This degree will prepare the student for a career beyond entry-level in business or management.
The program leading to the Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply advanced theoretical concepts and knowledge from all functional areas of business through an analytical, decision-making process which focuses on solving practical problems. Students in thee MBA program acquire new knowledge and use this knowledge to efficiently access and retrieve information through technology. The MBA program promotes the use of networking, leadership, and interpersonal competencies to develop and sustain effective relationships with peers, and to create an appreciation for the value of a diverse workforce.
MASTER’S DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DESCRIPTION
The MBA curriculum provides a challenging and creative learning environment with an intensive program of study that has a broad-based administrative emphasis. Recognizing that the management methods of tomorrow may bear little resemblance to methodologies in current use, the program emphasizes sound general business principles and decision-making techniques
that provide a base for continued learning and professional development. The MBA-Concentration in Project Management will provide graduates with advanced knowledge of project management theory and techniques, and strengthen their business and management skills.
The Master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management seeks to provide students with a well-rounded view of the purpose, operation, and management of business entities. Graduates will be able to understand how analytical tools apply to business policy and decision making as well as be able to understand general business operations. Graduates with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management will possess the skills needed to successfully manage projects.
To receive a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, students must complete 36 credit hours as described below. The length of the program is approximately 12 months or 48 weeks (this will vary if a student transfers in credits)
|BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES (21 CREDITS)|
|Accounting for Decision Makers||3.0 credit hours|
|Leadership Skills for Managers||3.0 credit hours|
|Managerial Finance||3.0 credit hours|
|Human Resource Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Marketing Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Applied Managerial Statistics||3.0 credit hours|
|Business Policy and Decision Making||3.0 credit hours|
|CONCENTRATION IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSES (12 CREDITS)|
|Information Technology Applications in Decision Making||3.0 credit hours|
|Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Team Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Current Topics in Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CAPSTONE COURSE (3 CREDITS)|
|Graduate Business Capstone Course||3.0 credit hours|
|TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE||
36 CREDIT HOURS