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Master’s in Management with an emphasis in Project Management

  • Project Mgmt. Degree
  • Course Requirements
  • Class Schedule
  • Course Rotation
  • Careers

A Master’s in Management degree from Avila Advantage will go beyond preparing you to work with numbers to one that will prepare you to work with people. By taking part in the master’s degree in project management, you will gain a broader perspective of management—one that will sharpen your critical thinking and communication skills, help you understand what truly motivates employees, and assist you in building your career while strengthening your workplace environment.

Are you PMP Certified through Project Management Institute (PMI)? Would you like to receive 10 hours of graduate credit towards a Master’s degree in Management?

Avila Advantage offers a Master of Arts in Management with a concentration in Project Management. If you are a certified Project Manager through PMI, we value your knowledge and skill in the area of Project Management. Because we recognize your credential is highly regarded, Avila Advantage will grant you ten hours of graduate credit toward your Master’s degree in Management. This means you can finish your program quickly since you will only have 24 credits left once you transfer in your PMP credential.

Project Management: A project management concentration in this graduate degree in management prepares you to be a vital team player in careers from government to global business, construction to creative endeavors, healthcare to Internet technology. Your professors are proven professionals who are well versed in the latest project management tools, trends, and practices.

A master’s degree in management is intended to:

  • Develop communication, teamwork, leadership, and management skills
  • Focus on the behavioral skills of management and how to apply them in the workplace

This master’s degree in project management offers a flexible class schedule with eight week and/or weekend-intensive formats. Your Advantage allows you to start, pause, and resume your coursework, according to what works best in your life.

Choose from eight week classes that are online or on-campus.

 

Course Requirements

The master’s in management courses include 37 credit hours where you’ll zero in on the skills necessary for effective project management. As a graduate degree in management, the curriculum teaches a variety of skill sets necessary to be an effective leader.

 

Management Curriculum (all courses below required)  

MG 601 Statistics & Assessment 3

MG 605 Ethics & Legal Environment 3

MG 630 Financial Decision Making for Managers 3

MG 650 Strategic Communication (also in OD) 3

MG 670 Organizational Psych & Behavior (OD) 3

MG 675 Team Development (OD) 3

MG 688 Leadership & Influence (also in OD) 3


Required Capstone Course  

MG 695 Applied Research Project 3


Project Management Curriculum  

PM 600 Introduction to Project Management 1

PM 672 Practice of Project Management 3

PM 673 Tools & Technology of Project Management 3

PM 674 Application of Project Management 3



PM 676
PM 677
Management Technology OR
Six Sigma
3

37 credit hours are required to graduate.

 

Class Schedule
Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions.

Spring Semester 2015
January 5 – April 25

Summer Semester 2015
April 27 – August 15

Fall Semester 2015
August 24 – December 19

Course Rotation

 

Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions.
(o) Online
 

Management Courses

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER



MG 601
Statistics
MG 601
Statistics
MG 601
Statistics (o)
MG 605
Ethics & Legal Environ
on even year
Ethics & Legal Environ
(o) on odd year
MG 630
Financial Decision Making
on even year
Financial Decision Making
(o) on odd year
MG 650
Strategic Communication (o)
MG 650
Strategic Communication
MG 670
Org Psych & Behavior (o)
MG 670
Org Psych & Behavior
MG 675
Team Development
MG 675
Team Development (o)
MG 675
Team Development
MG 688
Leadership & Influence
MG 688
Leadership and Influence (o)
MG 695
Capstone
MG 695
Capstone
MG 695
Capstone
 
 

Project Management Courses

FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER SUMMER SEMESTER



PM 600
Intro to Project Mgmt (o)
PM 600
Intro to Project Mgmt
 
PM 672
Practice of Project Mgmt (o)
PM 672
Practice of Project Mgmt
PM 673
Tools and Technology (o)
PM 673
Tools and Technology
PM 674 
Applications of Project Mgmt (o)
PM 674 
Applications of Project Mgmt
PM 676
Management Technology on even year
PM 676
Management Technology (o) on odd year
PM 677
Six Sigma in odd year
PM 677
Six Sigma (o) in even year
 

 

 

 

Careers with a Project Management Master's Degree

Avila University's Advantage Program is now a Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI). This approval by the PMI demonstrates that Avila Advantage offers exceptional project management training. The global and long-term employment for project managers looks promising.

Some fields that are experiencing continued growth and demand for individuals with a master’s in project management include:
· Healthcare
· Infrastructure development
· Green technologies
· Non-profit organizations
· Global business
· Government

Job opportunities with a graduate degree in management include positions in some of the following areas:

· Consulting
· Information Management
· Regional Management
· Supply Chain Management
· Financial Analyst
· Research Associate/Analyst
· Human Resources Management
· Procurement