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Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Program and Project Management Online

Learn how to manage programs, projects, resources, and budgets more effectively and help organizations across diverse industries achieve greater efficiencies in this AACSB-accredited MBA online program.

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Start class: 3/25/24
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Overview

Gain key strategies in our online MBA in Program and Project Management

$18,000 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30* Credit Hours

Global competition has highlighted the critical role of program and project managers in maximizing productivity. According to the Project Management Institute's 2021 10-year employment trend report, the global economy will require 25 million new project professionals by 2030. The online MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management will prepare you for leadership roles in a multitude of industries.

This AACSB-accredited program enables you to earn an online MBA in project management quickly and affordably from the highly respected University of Wisconsin System. Aligned with the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK® Guide, the curriculum uses case studies and Agile and Waterfall processes to deepen your understanding of resource management, project leadership, team building, change management, and more.

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online MBA program, you will learn:

  • Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies and best practices
  • The construction and implementation of project phases and assignment of human resources within the context of portfolio management
  • Budget preparation, performance tracking, risk mitigation and cash flow management
  • Effective team communication and change management
  • Organization and management of project teams and meetings, including conflict resolution
  • Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies and best practices
  • The construction and implementation of project phases and assignment of human resources within the context of portfolio management
  • Budget preparation, performance tracking, risk mitigation and cash flow management
  • Effective team communication and change management
  • Organization and management of project teams and meetings, including conflict resolution

As a graduate, you will be prepared for leadership roles across a wide range of industries, including:

  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Telecom
  • Information technology
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Telecom
  • Information technology
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Logistics

Also Available:

University of Wisconsin-Parkside offers a variety of specialized MBA programs. Learn about our other MBA online degree programs.

$18,000 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
Need More Information?

Call 844-492-2160

Call 844-492-2160

Tuition

Take a closer look at our affordable tuition

Tuition for the MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Add these key dates to your calendar

The MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that best suits your goals.

Now enrolling:

3/4/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring I1/29/241/8/241/15/241/24/241/28/243/15/247 weeks
Spring II3/25/243/4/243/11/243/19/243/24/245/17/247 weeks
Summer I5/20/245/6/245/10/245/14/245/19/247/5/247 weeks
Summer II7/8/246/17/246/21/247/2/247/7/248/23/247 weeks
Fall I9/9/248/19/248/23/249/3/249/8/2410/25/247 weeks
Fall II10/28/2410/14/2410/18/2410/22/2410/27/2412/13/247 weeks

Now enrolling:

3/4/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts

Have questions or need more information about our online programs?

Ready to take the rewarding path toward earning your degree online?

Admissions

Read the admission requirements for the online MBA in Program and Project Management

For unconditional admission into the MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management online program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree and provide transcripts from all institutions previously attended as well as meet the requirements below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

MBA online admission requirements (based on undergraduate GPA)

  • 2.75 and above. Applicants must have transcripts sent directly to UW-Parkside from all previous institutions attended. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.5 to 2.749–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience. Without the required work experience, applicants are required to submit two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.33 to 2.49–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience, and two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.

Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, regardless if they appear on the degree awarding transcript or not, should be mailed directly from the institution(s) to UW-Parkside at this address:

Admissions Office
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Official transcripts sent directly from issuing institution(s) are also accepted electronically by selecting UW-Parkside as the receiving institution and/or providing [email protected] as the email address.

A non-refundable application fee of $56.

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to email a copy of their current resume at the time of application to [email protected].

Have a question? Call us at 844-492-2160.

Courses

Check out the curriculum for the MBA in Program and Project Management

The MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management online curriculum is comprised of 30 credit hours, including 24 credit hours of MBA core courses and six credit hours of electives. Applicants may be granted a waiver of one or both of the required foundation courses (MBA 502: Foundations in Finance & Accounting and MBA 512: Foundations in Statistics and Economics), based on a review of the applicant’s official transcripts.

Applicants may be granted a waiver of one or both foundation courses, based on a review of the applicant's official transcripts.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Introduces financial and managerial accounting principles and tools used in managing businesses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Introduces descriptive statistics, probability and expectations, theoretical distributions, sampling distributions, estimations, and hypothesis testing. Focuses on three major macroeconomics variables (GDP, inflation, and unemployment) and analysis of both fiscal and monetary policies.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Focuses on challenges and opportunities associated with being an effective, creative and innovative manager in the increasingly complex, disruptive, and competitive workplace.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Delves into the role of accounting in the successful management of business enterprises; identification of relevant cost and revenue information for managerial decisions; application of analytical reasoning and formal models to various business problems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Reinforces and explores in detail the concepts and techniques of modern operations management. Uses case studies, simulation, and real life business issues to examine new and emerging trends.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Explores the basics of project planning and control, PERT/CRM, work breakdown structures, cost control, matrix organization, resources scheduling and leveling, and outsourcing. Introduces project management software.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Introduces various technologies for business decision making. Includes decision support systems, technologies for achieving operational excellence, enterprise systems, customer relationship management systems, business intelligence systems, data mining, strategic decision making based on data and forecasting.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Examines the theory and practice of corporate finance; fundamental ideas such as the time value of money and its role in valuation. Applies techniques to major decision areas that face financial managers.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Examines traditional theories and contemporary managerial perspectives to optimize organizational effectiveness. Includes leadership, motivation and performance, decision making and empowerment, organization climate, culture and change, individual human processes, and overall global management.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Focuses on the demands of organizational leadership. Examines theories, strategies, and approaches to leadership including the effect of globalization and the role of ethics on leadership.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Focuses on managing and coordinating diverse workers across national boundaries using case studies and current managerial different dilemmas in different cultures.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Utilizes case studies to hone analytical and decision making skills for marketing. Focuses on the various kinds of problems in marketing that the modern decision maker must resolve.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Provides advanced learning experience in competitive decision making through the use of an online business simulation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Focuses on strategic management as an essential function for all types of organizations and firms. Emphasizes advanced strategic management concepts, particularly business-level and corporate-level strategy formulation, implementation, and control.
You must take three of the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
In this course, students will learn Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies and understand when each methodology is appropriate for individual projects and the organization as a whole.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course will cover efficient ways to allocate resources and track those resources. Students will examine how to assign costs, create budgets and manage the cash flow in projects.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course focuses on leadership skills and managing projects through organizational change with special attention given to those critical success factors required to overcome resistance to change.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This class will explore topics such as team empowerment, diversity and inclusion, communication, and conflict resolution to provide you with techniques to ensure a project’s intended outcome and overall organizational success.
  • Over the years, UW-Parkside has been cited as one of the most affordable AACSB-accredited MBA programs in the nation.

Overview

Gain key strategies in our online MBA in Program and Project Management

$18,000 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

Global competition has highlighted the critical role of program and project managers in maximizing productivity. According to the Project Management Institute's 2021 10-year employment trend report, the global economy will require 25 million new project professionals by 2030. The online MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management will prepare you for leadership roles in a multitude of industries.

This AACSB-accredited program enables you to earn an online MBA in project management quickly and affordably from the highly respected University of Wisconsin System. Aligned with the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK® Guide, the curriculum uses case studies and Agile and Waterfall processes to deepen your understanding of resource management, project leadership, team building, change management, and more.

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online MBA program, you will learn:

  • Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies and best practices
  • The construction and implementation of project phases and assignment of human resources within the context of portfolio management
  • Budget preparation, performance tracking, risk mitigation and cash flow management
  • Effective team communication and change management
  • Organization and management of project teams and meetings, including conflict resolution
  • Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies and best practices
  • The construction and implementation of project phases and assignment of human resources within the context of portfolio management
  • Budget preparation, performance tracking, risk mitigation and cash flow management
  • Effective team communication and change management
  • Organization and management of project teams and meetings, including conflict resolution

As a graduate, you will be prepared for leadership roles across a wide range of industries, including:

  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Telecom
  • Information technology
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Infrastructure
  • Telecom
  • Information technology
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Logistics

Also Available:

University of Wisconsin-Parkside offers a variety of specialized MBA programs. Learn about our other MBA online degree programs.

$18,000 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Need More Information?

Call 844-492-2160

Call 844-492-2160

Tuition

Take a closer look at our affordable tuition

Tuition for the MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Add these key dates to your calendar

The MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that best suits your goals.

Now enrolling:

3/4/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring I1/29/241/8/241/15/241/24/241/28/243/15/247 weeks
Spring II3/25/243/4/243/11/243/19/243/24/245/17/247 weeks
Summer I5/20/245/6/245/10/245/14/245/19/247/5/247 weeks
Summer II7/8/246/17/246/21/247/2/247/7/248/23/247 weeks
Fall I9/9/248/19/248/23/249/3/249/8/2410/25/247 weeks
Fall II10/28/2410/14/2410/18/2410/22/2410/27/2412/13/247 weeks

Now enrolling:

3/4/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts

Admissions

Read the admission requirements for the online MBA in Program and Project Management

For unconditional admission into the MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management online program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree and provide transcripts from all institutions previously attended as well as meet the requirements below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

MBA online admission requirements (based on undergraduate GPA)

  • 2.75 and above. Applicants must have transcripts sent directly to UW-Parkside from all previous institutions attended. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.5 to 2.749–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience. Without the required work experience, applicants are required to submit two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.33 to 2.49–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience, and two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.

Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, regardless if they appear on the degree awarding transcript or not, should be mailed directly from the institution(s) to UW-Parkside at this address:

Admissions Office
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Official transcripts sent directly from issuing institution(s) are also accepted electronically by selecting UW-Parkside as the receiving institution and/or providing [email protected] as the email address.

A non-refundable application fee of $56.

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to email a copy of their current resume at the time of application to [email protected].

Have a question? Call us at 844-492-2160.

Courses

Check out the curriculum for the MBA in Program and Project Management

The MBA with a Concentration in Program and Project Management online curriculum is comprised of 30 credit hours, including 24 credit hours of MBA core courses and six credit hours of electives. Applicants may be granted a waiver of one or both of the required foundation courses (MBA 502: Foundations in Finance & Accounting and MBA 512: Foundations in Statistics and Economics), based on a review of the applicant’s official transcripts.

Applicants may be granted a waiver of one or both foundation courses, based on a review of the applicant's official transcripts.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Introduces financial and managerial accounting principles and tools used in managing businesses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Introduces descriptive statistics, probability and expectations, theoretical distributions, sampling distributions, estimations, and hypothesis testing. Focuses on three major macroeconomics variables (GDP, inflation, and unemployment) and analysis of both fiscal and monetary policies.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Focuses on challenges and opportunities associated with being an effective, creative and innovative manager in the increasingly complex, disruptive, and competitive workplace.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Delves into the role of accounting in the successful management of business enterprises; identification of relevant cost and revenue information for managerial decisions; application of analytical reasoning and formal models to various business problems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Reinforces and explores in detail the concepts and techniques of modern operations management. Uses case studies, simulation, and real life business issues to examine new and emerging trends.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Explores the basics of project planning and control, PERT/CRM, work breakdown structures, cost control, matrix organization, resources scheduling and leveling, and outsourcing. Introduces project management software.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Introduces various technologies for business decision making. Includes decision support systems, technologies for achieving operational excellence, enterprise systems, customer relationship management systems, business intelligence systems, data mining, strategic decision making based on data and forecasting.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Examines the theory and practice of corporate finance; fundamental ideas such as the time value of money and its role in valuation. Applies techniques to major decision areas that face financial managers.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Examines traditional theories and contemporary managerial perspectives to optimize organizational effectiveness. Includes leadership, motivation and performance, decision making and empowerment, organization climate, culture and change, individual human processes, and overall global management.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Focuses on the demands of organizational leadership. Examines theories, strategies, and approaches to leadership including the effect of globalization and the role of ethics on leadership.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Focuses on managing and coordinating diverse workers across national boundaries using case studies and current managerial different dilemmas in different cultures.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Utilizes case studies to hone analytical and decision making skills for marketing. Focuses on the various kinds of problems in marketing that the modern decision maker must resolve.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Provides advanced learning experience in competitive decision making through the use of an online business simulation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Focuses on strategic management as an essential function for all types of organizations and firms. Emphasizes advanced strategic management concepts, particularly business-level and corporate-level strategy formulation, implementation, and control.
You must take three of the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
In this course, students will learn Agile and Waterfall project management methodologies and understand when each methodology is appropriate for individual projects and the organization as a whole.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course will cover efficient ways to allocate resources and track those resources. Students will examine how to assign costs, create budgets and manage the cash flow in projects.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course focuses on leadership skills and managing projects through organizational change with special attention given to those critical success factors required to overcome resistance to change.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This class will explore topics such as team empowerment, diversity and inclusion, communication, and conflict resolution to provide you with techniques to ensure a project’s intended outcome and overall organizational success.
  • Over the years, UW-Parkside has been cited as one of the most affordable AACSB-accredited MBA programs in the nation.

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