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Project Management MBA Degree Concentration

The MBA concentration in Project Management at Drexel University’s AACSB-accredited LeBow College of Business provides knowledge that will help students realize change and meet business goals. This concentration also delivers course content that aligns with the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and Project Management Professional (PMP®) credentials from the Project Management Institute (PMI®) – the world’s leading professional membership association for the project management industry.

Courses in the project management concentration help students build skills that are crucial for:

  • Developing new technologies
  • Implementing innovations
  • Increasing resource productivity
  • Generating successful project outputs

Complementing the core courses of the MBA curriculum, the concentration positions students as qualified, strategic and thoughtful leaders.

The MBA concentration in Project Management is offered primarily online, with some in-person sections available each academic year.

LeBow Alum Walker Allen

I’m a generalist, and so while I’m not doing balanced scorecards every day, practicing that in class taught me to think about financial reporting as a management function.

Executive Director, CCS Business Operations


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Joe Dipre Headshot

I knew that this experience, and the network that came with it, would lead me to a more prosperous career.

Financial Operating Analyst

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Christopher Stroup

The Lawrie program provided the challenge I’d been seeking and helped me push into a new area.

Financial Advisor

Abacus Wealth Partners

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Alexander Nwobi Opaluwa Headshot

Every week, there’s always a new idea. There’s just so much to learn.

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Japkeerat Bindra

You get to understand how what you learn in class is applied in the real world.

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MBA in Project Management Career Options

Project management opportunities exist across all industries and within all business disciplines. A concentration in project management helps an MBA graduate serve as a project team member, transition to the role of project manager and, ultimately, even to program management where they would manage a portfolio of projects.

An MBA with a concentration in Project Management is designed for students seeking mid-level and senior-level positions in the field including:

  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Scheduler
  • Team Leader
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Project Manager

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How Long Does it Take to Get an MBA?

Part-Time MBA Program

Complete in 24 to 36 months

Full-Time MBA Program

Complete in 12, 15 or 18 months

MBA Project Management Concentration Curriculum

Required Courses

Course Title Credits
PROJ 501 Introduction to Project Management 3
PROJ 502 Project Planning and Scheduling 3

Elective Courses

Choose one course (three credits) from the concentration-specific courses below for a project management specialization.

Course Title Credits
PROJ 510 Project Quality Management 3
PROJ 515 Project Estimation and Cost Management 3
PROJ 520 Project Risk Assessment and Management 3

View the full MBA degree requirements in the Drexel Catalog

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To learn more about Drexel LeBow’s MBA program, prospective students are encouraged to attend an information session or request additional information.

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