Saint Leo's MBA Project Management Online Program
Saint Leo University's MBA project management online program jumpstarts many successful careers. Corporations across the globe in industries such as telecommunications, construction, information technology, entertainment, healthcare, and defense are becoming increasingly project-based and project-team oriented. An online MBA with a concentration in Project Management provides students with the skills necessary to lead complex projects for mid to large-size corporations. The program focuses on best practices for selecting, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing projects. Students engage in the practical application of project management principles through team exercises and the use of current industry software.
The MBA project management online program is designed to incorporate flexibility for working professionals and is offered online so that the course may be conveniently accessed by students 24/7. This flexibility also allows for the student to deal with the duties of meeting family needs, maintaining a job, and other outside responsibilities yet have access to their course room when they have extra time.
Job creation in the project management field is very positive with growth rates being the highest in the healthcare industry. The latest PMI-commissioned talent gap analysis by Anderson Economic Group (AEG) points to outstanding opportunities in jobs and career growth for project managers within the 11 countries studied. Through 2027, the project management-oriented labor force in seven project-oriented sectors is expected to grow by 33 percent, or nearly 22 million new jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that management positions will grow 8% from 2016 to 2026, the equivalent of 807,000 new jobs. The projected job growth rates represent a substantial increase and fully support the approval of the online MBA program at Saint Leo University. Lastly, the Hanover Report’s (2013) salary profile indicates that the average salaries of project managers range from $88,000 in Florida to $101,000 in Georgia with a national average of $92,000.
In almost every industry there are diverse stakeholder demands for project managers with strong foundational knowledge and significant depth in the skills and abilities developed in MBA Concentration in Project Management Program. The typical project manager is responsible for managing a program that prepares individuals to apply quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. Includes instruction in project planning, risk management, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, accounting, statistics, decision making, and human resource. The strong skills and abilities that are acquired in the online program open the door for employment in many diverse fields.
Our MBA project management online program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).