MBA with a Specialization in Project Management

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Our Project Management Mission Statement

The mission of Keller Graduate School of Management’s project management concentrations is to educate students with relevant project and program management knowledge, tools and techniques required to lead successful projects and programs within the global business environment.

Master's Advantage: Put your Degree to work sooner! 3 fewer courses and 6 fewer months equals over $6800 in savings

Master's Advantage

If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree in business, you may be eligible to waive up to three courses. We call this our Master’s Advantage. With these course waivers1, you can take fewer courses and put your master’s degree to work for you even sooner.

What You'll Learn (Outcomes)

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    Professional Conduct

    Demonstrate professional conduct and accountability during the management of complex and technical activities and projects.
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    Interpret Relevant Strategic Concepts

    Apply the skills required to solve complex problems and interpret relevant strategic concepts to realize objectives and develop innovative solutions that minimize risks and optimize impacts.
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    Integrated Understanding of PM

    Model an advanced and integrated understanding of the project management discipline and its interface with other disciplines and research developments.
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    Sociocultural Factors and Ethics

    Evaluate complex sociocultural factors, ethical issues and social responsiveness to maximize the management of resources, procedures, and processes.

Accreditation Matters

Accredited* by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education (GAC®)

Accredited** by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Ready to earn an additional credential with our unique 2-in-1 design? Courses in our online Project Management certificate are embedded within the MBA in Project Management. Requesting this embedded option can allow you to obtain a graduate certificate on the way to your master's.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our MBA in Project Management program may consider careers such as:

  • Project Manager

  • General Manager

  • Operations and Supply Chain Manager

  • Production Manager

  • Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Manager

  • Management Analyst

Core Degree Courses

ACCT503 Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis
ECON545 Business Economics
FIN510 Corporate Finance
MGMT5912 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MIS540 Innovation Through Technology
MKTG525 Strategic Marketing

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HRM591 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
HRM595 Negotiation Skills

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INTL500 Global Perspectives for International Business
FIN565 International Finance
HRM584 Managing International Human Resources

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MGMT520 Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
MGMT550 Managerial Communication

Program-Specific Courses

GSCM5882 Managing Quality
PROJ5862 Project Management Systems
PROJ5872 Advanced Program Management
PROJ5922 Project Cost and Schedule Control
PROJ5952 Project Risk Management
PROJ598 Contract and Procurement Management

General Degree Courses

ACCT500 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
MATH534 Applied Managerial Statistics
MGMT501 Organizational Structures and Business Processes


MGMT601 MBA Capstone

2Earn your master’s and get a graduate certificate along the way. These six courses make up the Project Management Graduate Certificate, which is embedded in this program, allowing you to leave with two credentials in one.

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Academic Catalog

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Program Overview

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Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
Pennsylvania catalog
Coursework - MBA in Project Management for Pennsylvania residents
*ENROLLMENT AND GRADUATION DATA Available for all of DeVry and Keller's GAC® accredited programs.
GAC is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
**Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.
1Eligibility and application of course waivers varies based on the type of course waiver credit earned, the student’s enrolled location and/or the student’s state of residence. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.