MBA – Project Management (ACBSP-, PMI-GAC-accredited)
Capella University

Program Details

Aligning with the standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI®), Capella University offers an online MBA in Project Management.  Combining a broad business foundation with this specialization can give you the skills and knowledge to effectively lead a project from inception to completion, in scope and on time.  Your coursework will likely include:

  • Project management, planning, execution and control
  • Project budgeting, procurement and quality
  • Project risk assessment and control

Capella’s MBA is 100% online and offers you two learning tracks.  Without the constraints of due-dates or academic term limits, FlexPath molds to your schedule.  You complete your coursework entirely at your own pace.  Alternatively, GuidedPath is a structured pace that prompts you to complete work consistently, from week to week.  Regardless of which track you choose, you will benefit from personalized leadership coaching by Capella’s faculty. 

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.3 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP, has accredited Capella University business programs and select specializations. For full accreditation statement and the list of accredited programs and specializations, go to

The following program specializations are accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC). (The FlexPath option for the project management specializations is not accredited by PMI-GAC.)

  • BS in Business—Project Management 
  • BS in Information Technology—Project Management 
  • MBA—Project Management
  • MS in Information Technology—Project Management
  • PhD in Information Technology—Project Management