Giving students the quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to handle project planning, risk management, high-level decision making, and management strategy implementation, the MBA Project Management specialization prepares graduates for project manager positions in a wide range of project-intensive fields. Students also develop the skills to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) professional certification exams.
The MBA is the most common degree held by the CEOs of the largest companies in America. MBAs are needed in almost every management position within an organization. Enhancing an MBA with a specialization in project management provides a pathway to further expand career opportunities in a wide variety of industries. The field of project management is projected to expand dramatically over the next decade, adding nearly 22 million new jobs by 2027. Project manager positions are typically found in engineering, real estate, technology, telecommunications, construction, manufacturing and more.