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If you have a bachelor’s degree and are looking to enhance or begin your career in project management, an advanced degree can make a difference. The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management can help you boost your skills and prepare for Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. In fact, this degree concentration is based on the standards of the PMP certification, which helps align the skills you’ll learn with market requirements. Learn how University of Phoenix can help you elevate your project management skills.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program prepares students in the functional areas of business allowing them to develop managerial skills necessary to be effective in a rapidly changing business environment. The program is designed for students with an interest in entering or advancing their careers in business. The program reflects current research of managerial competencies as well as graduate business standards as reflected by existing national standardized graduate business tests. In addition to the University learning goals, the MBA program prepares students to do the following:
The MBA consists of 36-54 credit hours. Thirty-six credit hours constitute the core curriculum which covers the following areas of business: management, human capital management, business law, organizational leadership, economics, accounting, applied business research & statistics, operations management, corporate finance, marketing, and strategic planning & implementation. Three credit hours for the competency course Quantitative Reasoning for Business may be satisfied through successful completion of 15 total credit hours of graduate course work in quantitative studies (e.g., accounting, finance, economics, statistics, engineering, and/or upper division math). Students can develop additional expertise in a particular area through the selection and completion of 15 credits of elective courses to earn a concentration, which may be recorded on the student's transcript.
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The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
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With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
The Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs, a national organization that recognizes and supports teaching excellence, accredits the Master of Business Administration degree program at University of Phoenix.
Our MBA program provides a solid education in advanced business theory and how it relates to project management. Most of our students are working learners who share how to apply these fundamentals to real-world problems. This combination of theory and practical application provide access to how project management works in complex business environments.
The curriculum development team at University of Phoenix works with business leaders to develop an MBA program that teaches skills relevant to many fields, including project management. Explore the degree program that can help you be in-demand.
Because University of Phoenix is committed to helping you develop real-world proficiencies that you can apply to the business world, we've created virtual organizations that allow you to strengthen decision-making and critical-thinking skills. Try out our virtual organizations to further develop practical applications that are valuable in today's world.
According to our Alumni Association 11 percent of our 23,300 business school graduates who responded to our 2011 survey have founded a business.
Talk to a representative who specializes in the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management degree to make sure this program fits your specific needs. You can also get to know University of Phoenix by checking out the Phoenix Prep Center.
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The University of Phoenix School of Business prepares students for the 21st-century business world by collaborating with business leaders to develop programs that align with employer needs.
School of Business faculty members hold master's degrees or higher and have an average of 20 years of experience as CEOs, CFOs, COOs, presidents and more.
The PhoenixConnect® academic social network provides you with opportunities to extend your reach beyond your classroom to network with ambitious learners worldwide.
We provide each student with representatives who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day you graduate.