Online Master of Business Administration Project Management
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Manage your projects – and your future
Earning an MBA, Project Management concentration from Strayer University can give you the opportunity to develop skills and confidence for navigating the challenges of bringing projects to completion. Your courses will cover subjects like managing time constraints, budgets, staffing and business requirements that are specific to individual projects.
*10-course MBAs are not available in all states. Contact an admissions officer for more details.
Winter classes start on January 4
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Help your teams reach new heights
Learn how to initiate, plan, execute and control the work your team produces to meet goals and achieve success.
Build your skills
- Manage the process of determining project costs, project scheduling and sequencing and quality business project management to ensure successful project delivery.
- Apply techniques for identifying, analyzing and minimizing the risks inherent to projects.
- Apply the fundamentals of the project management process to an organizational project.
A real student community
Experience online and live discussions, receive mentoring, expand your professional networks and create lifelong friendships.
No GRE/GMAT required
Good news: You don’t need GRE or GMAT test scores to apply to Strayer’s master’s degree programs.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 3 classes toward your MBA degree.**
Save up to 20% off the cost of your MBA degree. Eligibility rules apply.
*Students enrolled in North Carolina and Pennsylvania have a cost per course of $2,490, but have 12 total courses.
**Students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration in North Carolina or Pennsylvania may transfer up to 4 classes.
Expand your project management skills
Master schedule management, budget preparation, resource allocation and the creation and communication of performance objectives. Specific control methods discussed in the program’s coursework include the Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT) and the Gantt chart. View all courses.
Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examines a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture and managing change. Provides a conceptual base for managers to interpret, assess and influence human behavior in an organization.
You are the most important brand. This course will introduce methods to boost your communication skills and personal brand in a digital business setting using a variety of tools such as video, Skype and social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter. Topics covered include thought leadership, brand development, presentations, content curation, company/group interactions and trending topics.
Examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyzes the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision-making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.
Examines project management principles used to effectively plan, direct, and control project activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Reviews the project life-cycle, organization and charters, work breakdown structures, responsibility matrixes, cost budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation. Presents planning and control methods such as PERT and Gantt charts, earned value management, and an overview of project management software applications.
Prepares project managers to be champions and true leaders in their roles in order to ensure project success when faced with the challenges of an ever-changing, complex global environment. Develops the competencies to lead project teams through more effective communication, to identify motivational value systems to improve productivity and cooperation, and to recognize the role of business and personal ethics in leadership. Examines both the art and science of negotiation.
Presents the application of risk management strategies to identify, analyze, and mitigate the full range of project risks in order to ensure project success. Examines the six risk management processes outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide: risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative risk analysis, quantitative risk analysis, risk response planning and risk monitoring and control.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
Experience the Strayer difference
Make every credit count
Strayer makes it easy to transfer college credits you already have, up to 28 bachelor’s classes, to help save time and money.
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