Online MBA in Project Management

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Earning an MBA can set you apart when it comes to the hiring process. But an online MBA in Project Management takes you even further by helping to prepare you for the Project Management Professional credential, which can open up even more opportunities for you.

When you earn your online master’s in project management at Maryville University, you’ll have the opportunity to go in-depth and build skills like:

  • Project management
  • Process and operations management
  • Supply chain management
  • Enterprise planning and control
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Why choose Maryville for your online MBA in Project Management degree?

At Maryville, we are 100% focused on your success. That doesn’t just mean world-class professors and top-level education. We also offer a user-friendly learning platform for our online MBA in Project Management degree that works around your schedule. Plus, we offer dedicated 24/7 technical assistance to provide support whenever you need it.

But that’s just the beginning. Maryville University has also been recognized as one of the best in the country. Take a look at just a few of the accolades we’ve received.

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Forbes America's Top Colleges
Kiplinger Best College Values
ACBSP Global Business Accreditation

A few of our business partners include:

Centric Group

Edward Jones
Express Scripts
Mercy Health

SSM Health

What does our online MBA in Project Management degree curriculum cover?

Pursuing your online MBA with a concentration in Project Management means you’ll have the opportunity to reinforce your business knowledge with core courses while you develop your project management specialization. Below, you’ll find a bit about the courses you can take.

  • Project Management. This course examines the roles and skills of the project manager and project teams through the phases of the project life cycle, including project initiation and planning, project organizational structure, teamwork and leadership, resource planning and scheduling, control, and project termination.
  • Process and Operations Management. This course examines how to integrate operations effectively across all functional areas of the organization.

What careers can you pursue with your online MBA in Project Management degree?

Where can an online master’s in project management take you? Your options are quite varied and cover a wide range of industries. In fact, according to the Project Management Institute, there’s an expected need for employers to fill more than 200,000 new project-oriented roles each year through 2027.

Just take a look at some of the roles and median salaries associated with an MBA in Project Management.


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Senior Project

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Project Management

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Business Operations

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Services Manager

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**U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Note that the salaries listed above represent the median reported across a variety of fields. Project managers are in demand in almost any industry, and in some sectors, your results may vary depending on where your career takes you. For example, the median salary for senior project managers in IT or engineering top $111,000, according to

Learn from well-respected faculty.

Our online master’s in project management faculty can help you get all you can from your degree and beyond. You’ll have the opportunity to work with well-respected leaders in the industry — people who’ve been active in real-world business environments. Their experience and passion to help you succeed are a huge part of what makes our program so highly regarded.

Want to learn more about our faculty? Check out our business faculty page.

Admissions Requirements

We’ve designed our online MBA with a concentration in Project Management to work around our students’ schedules. We want to ensure that any student who makes the brave decision to pursue his or her degree is met with an open, accessible program. That’s why we have no GMAT or GRE requirement, no application fee, and no business experience requirement. All you need is:

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official academic transcripts
  • A completed online application — no fee required
  • Personal letter explaining qualifications for graduate work
  • International applicants only: Official Test of English as a Foreign Language
    • TOEFL IBT 79 or higher; no subscore lower than 18
    • The test date must be within two years of application

Start dates

Our flexible start dates make it even more convenient for you by offering multiple admission points so you can start at a time that’s right for you. Choose from starting points at the beginning or in the middle of the spring, summer, or fall term.

Credits to completion

The online MBA with a concentration in Project Management comprises 39 credits. In completing this program, you’ll have the opportunity to explore business in-depth with:

  • 24 credit hours of core business courses
  • 12 credit hours of your project management concentration
  • 3 credit hours of capstone

The best part is, you can earn your online MBA in Project Management in as few as 14 months.

Cost per credit hour

At Maryville University, we’re committed to providing top-quality graduate education at an affordable price. Tuition for our MBA with a concentration in Project Management is $714 per credit hour, or about $27,846 in total. For those who qualify, scholarships, financial aid, and other tuition assistance may be available.

You can learn more at our admissions page.

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