MBA with a concentration in Project Management (Certificate Track)

MBA with a concentration in Project Management (Certificate Track)

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2 years



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ACBSP Accredited

* MBA is ACBSP-accredited

Earn your MBA. Specialize it in Project Management.

Project managers help keep jobs on track, communicate to all parties and understand what needs to happen for a project to be done well. Prepare for a career in project management or enhance your existing project management skills with our ACBSP-accredited MBA with a concentration in Project Management.

In this MBA with a concentration in Project Management program, you’ll study:

  • Project management concepts and applications
  • The five processes that define project management
  • Collaborative project planning
  • Risk management
  • Organizational leadership

This master’s degree program features a certificate option which allows you to take core courses at the beginning of your degree program. The certificate you earn will be an additional credential, helping you move toward you career goals even before you graduate.

Course length:

6 weeks

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Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 51 credits to complete this program. These may be earned from a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

Course alignment

Our curriculum aligns with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) standards, which prepare you to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam.

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or, if you have an industry or professional certification, such as a Society for Human Resource Management® Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, you may be able to apply to have relevant experience evaluated for potential college credit. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Industry review

Our Industry Advisory Council, comprised of business leaders, meets regularly to help ensure our educational programs are up to date and aligned with current and emerging industry trends. This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® MBA degree can help you develop skills you’ll need in the business world.

Core courses

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Management mgt521
Seminar In Business Topics bus515
Human Capital Management hrm531
Organizational Leadership ldr531
Business Law law531
Accounting acc561
Economics eco561
Corporate Finance fin571
Operations Management ops571
Applied Business Research & Statistics qnt561
Marketing mkt571
Strategic Planning & Implementation str581
Project Management pm571
Project Leadership pm582
Project Risk Management pm584
Project Quality Management pm586
Project Management Capstone pm598

Projected job growth:


According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for managers is projected to be 8 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management (Certificate Track) degree can help prepare you to be a:

  • Supply chain manager/director
  • Solution design and analysis manager
  • Material requirements planning manager
  • Regulatory product manager
  • Regulatory affairs manager
  • Regulatory consultant
  • Project manager

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* MBA is ACBSP-accredited

Program accreditation

Our Master of Business Administration degree has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is continuously benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for their industry of choice. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for all ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management (Certificate Track) degree program, you can:

Prepare for exams

Coursework in this program is aligned with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) standards. It educationally prepares you to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam.

Finish your degree faster

You may be closer to a degree than you think. Transfer eligible prior college credits or apply to have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

Trust our accreditation

The MBA degree is evaluated regularly by the ACBSP, ensuring the quality of your education.

Join a community of graduates – 1 million strong.

Having a degree can make a difference. See how alumna Felicia Evans Long is using her degree to make a “sweet” impact in her community.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And by taking one course at a time toward a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management (Certificate Track) degree, you’ve got the way.

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