Master of Business Administration – Project and Operations Management Concentration (MBA-POM)

Master of Business Administration  (MBA)
– Project and Operations Management Concentration
(CIP Code: 52.0205)

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Program Title: Master of Business Administration
– Project and Operations Management Concentration
Completion Award: Master of Business Administration
Contact Hours: 540
Outside Study Hours: 1,080
Pre-requisite: Student must possess a Bachelor Degree in a similar field of study.
Semester Credits: 36 hours
Program Duration: 72-96 weeks
Cost per Credit Hour: $249
Course Materials and Fees: $125 per course
Domestic Registration Fee: $50
International Registration Fee: $150
Total Course Materials & Fees: $1,500**
Total Tuition: $8,964
Total Cost of MBA Program: $10,514(including course materials and fees)

** For a detailed breakdown and description of the course materials fees, please refer to Course Materials under the Student Services section of the catalog.

Program Description

The Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Project and Operations Management prepares individuals to face the advanced management and administrative challenges encountered in the current large scale and/or complex high-tech global organizations. In particular, this concentration provides technically and operationally-oriented professionals with the skills necessary to effectively and efficiently manage large-scale projects and continuously improve related organizational processes and procedures. Complementing classes on project and operations management, the courses in the program are designed to provide the student with superior skills in online communications, financial management and business law that are needed to compete in the rapidly developing, highly competitive field of global business management.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate should be able to:

  • Create and utilize Excel spreadsheets to analyze and support basic business functions. (ACT-500)
  • Interpret and analyze financial information prepared for both internal and external use. (MBA-500)
  • Perform proven marketing management strategies. (MBA-510)
  • Evaluate the impact of microeconomics and macroeconomics on an organization. (MBA-520)
  • Manage and maintain complex information systems. (MBA-530)
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in building successful organizations. (MBA-540)
  • Demonstrate a superior understanding of business law and ethics. (MBA-550)
  • Evaluate a firm’s supply chain, including decisions involving both procurement and logistics. (MPM-600)
  • Assess, measure and improve a firm’s total quality management program. (MPM-610)
  • Measure internal organizational costs related to products, projects, quality, lean manufacturing and other items. (MAC-630)
  • Exlpain the different managerial functions involved and the tools used to manage large-scale projects. (MPM-630)
  • Develop a comprehensive business plan. (MBA-690)

 

Potential Employment

Upon successfully completing this program, the graduate may qualify for middle to upper level managerial positions in project and operations management, particularly those requiring the expertise of a PMP or similarly certified professional. Graduates will also possess the knowledge and skills to integrate the latest and developing technologies, as well as the skills to develop and evaluate a comprehensive business plan for a given organization.

Disclaimer: Many companies may require background checks and/or drug screenings as a qualification for employment.

* This course has a proctored final exam. Please refer to the Proctored Examination Policy and Procedure in the College Catalog or on the website at: Proctored Examination Policy

Required Courses

Courses Credit Hours
ACT-500 Managerial Problem Solving 3
MBA-500 Essentials of Accounting 3
MBA-510 Marketing Management and Strategy 3*
MBA-520 Survey of Economics 3
MBA-530 Management of Information Technology 3
MBA-540 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3*
MBA-550 Business Law and Ethics 3
MPM-600 Supply Chain Management 3*
MPM-610 Total Quality Management 3
MAC-630 Advanced Cost Management 3
MPM-630 Project Management 3*
MBA-690 Business Plan Seminar 3

Total Credits: 36

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