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Master of Business Administration / Project Management

Program Details

Offering a 100% online MBA degree program that is fully accredited by both the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), NCU brings together business disciplines in a 30-credit program to help students gain an integrated understanding of business in the 21st century. NCU MBA students experience a personalized one-to-one, coaching-like program in each of their courses that culminates in a real-world simulation Capstone in which they strategically draw on the disciplines studied throughout the program. Graduates of the program will develop the skills needed to bring out the best in themselves and their organizations.

Students in this specialization will focus on risk management, procurement, monitoring, and multi-project management. They will complete a final written research project demonstrating the ability to conduct an investigation on a workplace problem, identify an area for intervention, critique, justify, and recommend a plan of preventative action. This specialization explores principles, concepts, tools, and techniques to improve project performance and organizational effectiveness. Project Management is one of the fastest growing professional disciplines. Students examine all aspects of company projects including cost estimates, budget management, cost control, risk assessment, bid negotiation and contracts, and performance reporting critical to the success of any organization. The graduate specialization provides curriculum for students aspiring to take on project management responsibilities. Graduates in this specialization can expect to lead single or multiple project teams, serve as a project expert in a centralized project organization in just about any industry or market sector. Courses in this specialization count as Professional Development Units for PMI® certification.

Requirements

  • Admission to the Master of Business Administration program requires a conferred bachelor’s and/or a conferred master’s or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission,Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Restrictions

This degree is not authorized for residents of Arkansas.