Diana Nsemo, MBA '14

In today’s marketplace, it’s not enough to simply bring a project in on time. Projects need to balance time to completion with costs, deploy human resources and other assets at optimal points, and manage community interests as well as shareholder expectation. Our innovative coursework, including in-depth case studies and on-the-job training prepares you, future Project Management Professionals (PMPs), for successful careers, according to the guidelines of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

QUICK FACTS: No GRE or GMAT required. Take courses online and/or in class.


Where Our Graduates Go 

Recent Carlow graduates in the MBA program have been employed as Associate HR Advisor, Provider Contract Analyst, Product Manager, Financial Analyst, Payer Specialist, Senior Analyst, Management Contractor, Senior Account Analyst, and Portfolio Manager. 

This is a small sample of where Carlow graduates have recently found jobs:

  • BNY Mellon
  • Excela Health
  • Pittsburgh Mercy
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • UPMC
  • PNC
  • First National Bank

MBA Project Management Course Information

Course Requirements: 36 credits
Degree: Master of Business Administration
Locations: Main Oakland Campus or Online

Notable Courses

MBA 734: Project Management 

Provides a thorough examination of the science and art of project management. This course is the capstone experience for the student. MS Project and Excel are the software programs utilized. This course emphasizes the processes involved in project/matrix management and their important role in the strategic planning process. Students will develop an understanding of the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Body of Knowledge, concepts, definitions, and approaches. Students will have the opportunity to apply the skills learned in class to manage a project. This experiential learning approach allows the student to apply the theory of this imperative skill in today's workplace.

MBA 761: Capstone Experience—Project Mgmt.  

Prepares the MBA student by combining experiential learning with academic theory. The experiential learning component will be obtained through a capstone project consisting of 200 hours in a professional management setting. The student must propose the capstone project with the current employer or an established organization and the project must be approved by the course instructor. The capstone project must consist of at least one of the five main groups of project processes as defined by Project Management Institute (PMI). The student will perform the capstone project under the instructor's supervision and will relate the capstone experience to project management theories through assignments and the final paper. Prerequisites: The student must have completed MBA 734 Project Management, MBA 735 Project Management Body of Knowledge, and MBA 736 Current Issues in Project Management.

note: this is just a small sample of the variety of classes you'll be taking. for more details about these classes and more, please visit the Course Catalog section of our website.