Master of Business Administration – Project Management Emphasis Online

Become an in-demand project management leader and position your career for advancement. Learn how to strategically improve organizational outcomes by streamlining processes and cultivating strong teams.

Apply by: 5/6/24
Start class: 5/13/24

Program Overview

See how this online Master of Business Administration – Project Management Degree can benefit you

Total Tuition: $16,005
Program Duration: As few as 12 months
Credit Hours: 33

Build on your professional strengths and meet the growing demand for effective project management leaders. SUU’s 100 percent online Master of Business Administration – Project Management prepares you to successfully improve processes and optimize teamwork in any organizational setting.

Mixing relevant, practical curriculum with experiential projects, the coursework is designed to strengthen your leadership skills and deepen your understanding of key business concepts in areas such as marketing, operations, supply chain management, strategy, accounting, and employee relations.

With multiple start dates per year and no GMAT required, this affordable, AACSB-accredited online program covers the PMI Body of Knowledge, which prepares you to sit for the CAPM certification exam.

As a graduate of this program, you will:

  • Demonstrate best practices for starting, planning, executing, and managing a project professionally and effectively in a business setting
  • Exhibit effective communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills to efficiently manage a team
  • Build a strong foundation that covers the PMI Body of Knowledge, which prepares students to sit for the CAPM certificate exam – the first step toward a PMP certification
  • Exhibit proficiency in MS Project to learn PM software and Gantt charts
  • Conduct simulations of projects using PM software and use case studies to conduct an analysis of project management
  • Examine the five process groups and ten knowledge areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
  • Understand concepts such as setting project scope, stakeholder analysis, risk management, and more
  • Apply practical and fundamental project management concepts, behavioral skills, and software needed to successfully launch, lead, and identify benefits from projects in for-profit and non-profit organizations
  • Demonstrate best practices for starting, planning, executing, and managing a project professionally and effectively in a business setting
  • Exhibit effective communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills to efficiently manage a team
  • Build a strong foundation that covers the PMI Body of Knowledge, which prepares students to sit for the CAPM certificate exam – the first step toward a PMP certification
  • Exhibit proficiency in MS Project to learn PM software and Gantt charts
  • Conduct simulations of projects using PM software and use case studies to conduct an analysis of project management
  • Examine the five process groups and ten knowledge areas of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).
  • Understand concepts such as setting project scope, stakeholder analysis, risk management, and more
  • Apply practical and fundamental project management concepts, behavioral skills, and software needed to successfully launch, lead, and identify benefits from projects in for-profit and non-profit organizations

This program prepares you for project management roles such as:

  • Project Manager
  • Operations Director
  • Program Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • IT Project Coordinator
  • Systems Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Director
  • Program Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • IT Project Coordinator
  • Systems Manager

Accreditation

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The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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The School of Business offers multiple specialized MBA online areas of emphasis. View all of our areas of emphasis here.

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Total Tuition: $16,005
Program Duration: As few as 12 months
Credit Hours: 33

Accreditation

AACSB logo

The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

Our low tuition helps keep your degree within reach

Maximize the value of your MBA online with our affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which includes all fees.

Tuition Breakdown

Per Credit Hour: $485
Total Tuition: $16,005*

Program Per Credit Hour Per Course Per Program
MBA – Project Management $485 $1,455 $16,005*

*Tuition price reflects 33-credit-hour program. Students who do not have a business undergraduate degree from an AACSB-accredited business school must take an additional 3 credit-hour Foundations course in their first term. Students can be fully admitted to the MBA program prior to taking the Foundations course.

Tuition Breakdown

Per Credit Hour: $485
Total Tuition: $16,005*

Calendar

Stay on track with this convenient course schedule

Designed for working professionals, SUU online programs conveniently feature 7-week courses and multiple start dates each year.

Now Enrolling

Next Apply Date: 5/6/24
Next Class Start Date: 5/13/24
TermStart DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Spring II3/4/242/26/242/26/242/28/243/4/244/21/24
Summer I5/13/245/6/245/6/245/8/245/13/246/30/24
Summer II7/1/246/24/246/24/246/26/247/1/248/18/24
Fall I8/28/248/21/248/21/248/23/248/28/2410/15/24
Fall II10/16/2410/9/2410/9/2410/11/2410/16/2412/3/24
Spring I1/8/251/1/251/1/251/3/251/8/252/25/25

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Next Apply Date: 5/6/24
Next Class Start Date: 5/13/24

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Admissions

Key steps for admission to your online Master of Business Administration – Project Management Emphasis

Our streamlined admission process enables you to start quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the MBA online, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them. Requirements include:

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 2.5 GPA
  • No GMAT Required

Foundations course

Students may be required to take a 3 credit hour Foundations course based on a holistic review of the application and supporting documents with special consideration of undergraduate major, GPA, and relevant work experience. Students will be notified of their course sequence at the time of admission.

Transcripts

Please submit official transcripts from the college/university in which a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree from an accredited institution was obtained.

  • Applicants who have graduated from SUU do not need to submit a transcript
  • International transcripts must include a transcript evaluation from a third-party service such as SpanTran or WES showing that the degree is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree

Official transcripts must be mailed or emailed directly from the granting institution(s) to:

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Mailing address:
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PO Box 8008
Cedar City, Utah 84720

Courses

Browse the courses in your online Master of Business Administration – Project Management Emphasis

For the Master of Business Administration – Project Management online program, you must complete 24 credit hours of core courses, including a capstone strategy course, and 9 credit hours of emphasis courses. Students may be required to take a 3 credit hour business foundations course based on a holistic review of the application and supporting documents with special consideration of undergraduate major, GPA and relevant work experience. Students will be notified of their course sequence at the time of admission.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This accelerated and condensed course covers the essential concepts of Business Statistics, Microsoft Excel, Financial and Managerial Accounting and Corporate Finance that are necessary for success in subsequent graduate level business administration courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the principles of organizational behavior involved in managing people and organizations in a business environment. Topics include leadership, motivation, effective teams, conflict and negotiations, power and influence, organizational culture, and change management. This course focuses on the practical application of these principles in a meaningful and ethical manner. **FIXED FIRST COURSE for all MBA STUDENTS unless you are required to take BA 6000. If BA 6000 is required, you will receive a course sequence from your academic advisor. This fixed-first does not apply to students in the MSN/MBA dual degree program or the MS in Cybersecurity with Information Assurance - Management program.**
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The management of operations and supply chain, including such topics as competitive strategy, product and service design, quality management, process improvements, supply chain management, work design management, logistics, and selected areas of operations research. Prerequisite(s): BA 6000 or advisor permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The purpose of the course is to enable students to prepare themselves to become leaders of organizations and to embark on paths of personal leadership development. The course requires personal curiosity and reflection from students as well as personal openness and sharing in class discussions. Leadership development concepts used in the course will be immediately applicable for students and useful for the rest of their lives. Prerequisite(s): BA 6000 or advisor permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course reviews the development and use of management accounting information systems in planning and control activities. Using case studies of actual companies, its focus is on new management accounting practices adopted by the innovative companies around the world.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Application of microeconomic principles to business management and strategy. Includes fundamental topics in microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and organizational economics. Uses business case analysis. Prerequisite(s): BA 6000 or advisor permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the capital budgeting process, including estimating the cost of capital and cash flows, correct application of decision rules, and ways of analyzing and dealing with uncertainty in your forecasts. It also discusses key topics in financial management, such as optimal leverage, raising capital for the firm, and equity payout policies. Prerequisite(s): BA 6000 or advisor permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on reinforcing, extending, and applying marketing concepts, principles, and techniques through readings, case studies, and secondary research. Prerequisite(s): BA 6000 or advisor permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is the capstone course for the MBA, and as such, it will integrate the methods and tools developed in the curriculum to solve the strategic positioning and management issues of the organization. This course is usually taken in the student's final semester. Prerequisite(s): BA 6000 or advisor permission - Prerequisite Min. Grade: C-
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on the practical application and best practices of the project management processes outlined in the Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge® (PMBOK). Consideration of the five Project Management Process Groups of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing the project will be examined in the context of each of 10 knowledge areas.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers a deep exploration of what it takes to build effective teams. Participants will study what makes teams effective, what is required to build trust on teams, handling team conflict, creating accountability on teams, practical leadership strategies when leading teams, multicultural and virtual teams and team branding. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 6150 or MBA Director permission
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is a hands-on course that utilizes the practical application of fundamental project management concepts, behavioral skills, and software (MS Project) needed to successfully launch, lead, and realize benefits from projects in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Successful project managers skillfully manage their resources, schedules, risks, and scope to produce a desired outcome. In this course, students explore project management with an applied approach through case studies, simulations, and class exercises. Special attention is given to understanding and utilizing project management software in the successful management of projects.

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