Master of Business Administration - Project Management

Combining current theory with real-world application, Colorado Technical University’s Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management degree is designed to help professionals prepare for their career path. While earning this degree you can develop capabilities in constructing plans, analyzing project scope, determining needs and budgets, performing quality audits, assessing and mitigating risk and more. The curriculum is designed to cover in detail the ten knowledge areas specified by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) the industry standard for project management.

For the second year in a row, CTU’s online Master of Business Administration degree programs were ranked among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News and World Report.*

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
CTU's Master of Business Administration in Project Management is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).**

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TOTAL CREDITS

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PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Colorado Springs
  • Aurora (Denver Area)
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: Core
    ACCT614 Applied Managerial Accounting 4
    ECON616 Applied Managerial Economics 4
    FINC615 Applied Managerial Finance 4
    HRMT620 Strategic Human Capital Management 4
    INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4
    PM640 Applied Managerial Decision-Making in a Project Management Environment 4
    PM650 Strategic Project & Risk Management in Dynamic Environments 4
    Total Credit Hours: 28
    Courses: Concentration
    PM600 Project Management Processes in Organizations 4
    PM610 Project Planning, Execution and Closure 4
    PM620 Schedule and Cost Control Techniques 4
    PM630 Contracting and Procurement in Project Management 4
    PM665 Project Management Capstone 4
    Total Credit Hours: 20

    Total Credit Hours: 48

    The Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Project Management delivered at the applicable ground campuses and Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).
    CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.).

    MBA Foundation Requirements

    The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is built upon the expectation that students will enter the program with a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Therefore the MBA requires students to have prior foundational knowledge in all core business disciplines to be successful.
    Students entering in the MBA program without an undergraduate degree in business will be required to successfully complete three MBA foundation courses (MGMT501, MGMT502, and MGMT503) covering the following areas of business: accounting; economics; finance; marketing; statistics; management; business law; ethics; business policy; business strategy; information technology; operations management; and global leadership.
    If the student can show evidence of a GMAT score of 500 or above the foundation requirements may be waived. Students that can show evidence of successfully completed business law and business ethics courses may have the MGMT501 requirement waived. Students continuing from any of CTU’s non-business bachelor programs are exempt from MGMT501, but must complete the other MBA Foundation Requirements. The foundation courses are also available to students with an undergraduate business degree who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas.
    MBA foundation courses must be completed prior to respective MBA required courses that hold MGMT501, MGMT502, or MGMT503 as a prerequisite. Students must successfully complete and pass MGMT501 prior to starting INTD670 and complete and pass MGMT502 and MGMT503 prior to the end of the first quarter. Students who do not meet the MBA foundation requirements will be withdrawn, canceled or transferred from the MBA program. Students must be able to exhibit proficiency by successfully completing the foundation course with a minimum 70% passing score. If after 5 attempts (applies to each course separately) students do not pass the foundation course, students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department if they have questions regarding these foundation courses, timeframes for completion, or for alternative programs of study as needed.

  • Tuition

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  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • Apply the project management process and knowledge areas to a project
    • Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders
    • Develop a detailed list of project tasks and arrange them in a project work breakdown structure
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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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Colorado Springs - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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Aurora (Denver Area) - Graduation Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period:20%

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