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MBA in Project Management Specialization

MBA: Project Management Specialization


The MBA Specialization in Project Management provides students with an academic curriculum focused on planning, leading, organizing, and controlling the resources and schedules of large-scale projects such as software development projects, engineering projects, civic improvement projects, or construction projects. A project is a temporary group activity with the goal to create a unique work product. This specialization provides students with knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently.

MBA Course Requirements

The MBA requires a program of study that consists of 4 major components – a core of basic business courses, a class in business strategy, electives, and a culminating experience course. For additional course information please refer to the MBA Curriculum page.

MBA Project Management Specialization Course Description

The Project Management specialization is a total of 12 units. Students with a deep interest in a profession in Project Management would also benefit from taking any of the courses listed under Additional Enrichment.

These THREE courses are required (9 units) Choose one additional enrichment course (3 units)
MIS 695 – Business Systems Analysis and Design** MIS 585 – Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Management*
MIS 697 – Project Planning and Development** MIS 620 – Electronic Business and Big Data Infrastructures**
MIS 750 – Strategic Project Management** MIS 749 – Business Analytics**
  MIS 755 – Information Systems Security Management*
  MKTG 761 – Product Innovation Management**
*Offered each semester

**Offered once each year
***Offered every other year

NOTE: Students are responsible to verify prerequisite requirements for the courses they select.