Master of Business Administration in Project Management
Project management is one of the fastest growing disciplines in the business world and demand for skilled project managers is at an all-time high. The Albertus MBA in Project Management in the Tagliatela School of Business provides professionals with a solid grounding in the professional discipline, building on our core MBA curriculum with concentration courses taught by professionally certified project managers who bring both academic and real world knowledge and experience to the program.
Graduate programs in project management prepare students for careers in project management combined with the core strategic, business administration, and leadership skills required for a highly regarded 48-credit MBA.
All project management courses are taught by PMP® certified project managers with extensive real world experience managing projects and programs, combined with the academic rigor you would expect from our esteemed faculty. Our curriculum is carefully designed to reflect a practical, hands on perspective on the state of the art of project management, exposing students to the leading edge body of knowledge used by the professional project managers working in the field.
Throughout our program, students are expected to create a professional portfolio to document their existing and future project management experience. Each student enrolled in the program is assigned a project management mentor from our faculty, who will guide and advise the student as they complete their degree, and who will act as an ongoing mentor beyond graduation.
What Makes Project Management at Albertus Different?
- Hands-on, experiential learning
- Interdisciplinary perspectives
- Emphasis on collaborative work
- Personally invested professors
- Small class sizes
- Innovative, well-rounded programs
- Resources and opportunities for research
- Lively extracurricular activities
- Campus-wide events
- Service and community engagement
- Active career counseling
- Opportunity-building networks
- Access to internships and professional experiences
Become PMP® Certified
Professional development of beginning project managers involves gathering professional project experience and acquiring broad exposure to real world projects over a number of years.
Completion of the Albertus MBA in Project Management exceeds the education requirements for suitably experienced professionals to earn the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute®.Learn more
Create Your Flexible Project Management Schedule
Offered in an accelerated format, most students can complete their Project Management degree in a year and a half while only having to take two classes at a time.
Students choose between the following:
- Take 1 to 2 classes every 8 weeks
- Work from the comfort of your own home
- Have the ability to work on assignments on your own time, at your own pace
- Take 1 to 2 classes every 8 weeks
- Classes are a combination of in-class session and online assignments
- Attend class on campus one night per week, while all other assignments are done from the comfort of home
- Benefit from in-class discussions while completing projects and assignments from home
- Choose to take classes in either a blended or online format
- Select the format that works best for you every time you register for a new course
- Learn more about the FLEX format
The Albertus MBA in Project Management prepares students for well-paying positions in any business sector. With practical skills taught by faculty members who have actually managed projects in a myriad of industries, the Albertus graduate will be ready to compete and succeed in a global economy.
William A. Aniskovich, J.D., Chair of Business Programs
Where Will Your Project Management Degree take You?
Graduate programs in project management prepare students for careers in project management and affiliated professions, including program management, portfolio management, and business analysis. Project managers are employed in construction management, software development, financial services, military and defense industries, energy and telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, marketing, and management consulting, as well as in general management.
Possible career paths with a Master of Business Administration include:
The Business Experience at Albertus Magnus College
The Tagliatela School of Business and Leadership seeks to be a respected educational leader within the regional business community. We will provide high-impact academic programs and experiences aligned with in-demand fields. Our programs will challenge students to develop practical skills and personal values that empower them to succeed in a wide range of business professions.
The mission of the Tagliatela School of Business and Leadership is to provide a superior business education in innovative, accessible and technologically advanced formats to students from diverse academic and socioeconomic backgrounds striving to be ethical, entrepreneurial and successful in a dynamic economy through quality teaching, service and engagement with the business community.
Our Core Values
- Student-centered learning
- Mutual Respect
- Competency-based educational focus
- Technological Innovation
- Business Community Engagement/Partnership
Project Management Admission Requirements
To be admitted to the Project Management program, applicants must submit the following:
- A completed application and a non-refundable $50.00 application fee
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.8 on a 4.0 system
- Official transcripts from all universities or colleges attended
- For non-native English speakers, minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper-based, 80 internet based, or 213 computer-based
- Proof of immunization in accordance with Connecticut State requirements
- Two letters of recommendation from former professors or professional associates
- A written essay of 500-600 words, double spaced, detailing the applicant's professional interests, reasons for applying to the program, and educational expectations.