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Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Project Management Online

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Program Overview

Our 100 percent online MBA with a Concentration in Project Management empowers you with valuable industry knowledge while also helping your preparation for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. Designed and taught by practitioners with both industry and certification training experience, this program combines foundational business acumen with in-depth studies of project management coordination and strategies applicable across a broad range of industries.

Core coursework includes fundamentals in finance, accounting, economics, behavioral management, research, and data analysis.

Tuition
$11,880* Total Tuition, Including Fees
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as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
36 Credit Hours
Tuition
$11,880* Total Tuition, Including Fees
Calendar
as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
36 Credit Hours
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In this online program, you will learn:

  • Policies, procedures and documentation required to plan, develop, manage, execute and control the project schedule
  • Relationships between schedule management and cost management
  • Procurement management techniques and strategies
  • Effective and efficient communications from project manager to internal and external stakeholders
  • Sprint management and the Agile approach to project management, including scrum concepts

This MBA online program will prepare you for careers such as:

  • Senior Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Consultant
  • Information Technology Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Owner
  • Manager
  • Construction Manager

The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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SOSU offers a variety of other MBA concentrations in addition to the MBA in General Business online. Check out all our MBA online degree programs.

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Tuition

SOSU is committed to providing an outstanding education that is also affordable. Tuition is structured to give our students the best value and flexibility.

Tuition
$330 Per Credit Hour
Tuition
$11,880* Total Tuition, Including Fees

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Additional Fees

Application: $25
International Student Application: $65
*Tuition and fees as of Spring 2019. University reserves the right to change tuition and fees at any time.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. The first step in applying for financial aid is to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). SOSU's Federal School Code is 003179.

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Student Financial Aid Office
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Phone: 580-745-2186
Fax: 580-745-7469
Email: financialaid@SE.edu


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There's no better time to begin your Master of Business Administration degree than now. We offer the convenience of a fast application-to-start calendar—you don't have to apply months before you want to start your MBA.

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Note: Leveling courses are self-paced and do not have a specific start and end date. Please check with your advisor or degree plan to understand when the courses should be completed.

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Admissions

Southeastern Oklahoma State University's online MBA program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

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Bachelor's Degree Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum GPA Minimum 2.5 GPA
No GMAT No GMAT
Online Application Online Application
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum GPA Minimum 2.5 GPA
No GMAT No GMAT

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To meet the admission requirements for SOSU’s online MBA degree program, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA or minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of courses, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses, AND at least three years of continuous professional work experience, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses, AND a portfolio consisting of a letter of application which outlines the applicant's career goals and objectives and how an MBA degree will enhance them; a current resume, three professional letters of recommendation, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university and at least 9 hours in a graduate program from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and must be in good standing at previous university.
  • No GMAT is required for the Southeastern Oklahoma State University online MBA.

Non-Business Undergraduate course requirements:

Our MBA is designed for students with diverse undergraduate backgrounds and is suitable for business and non-business graduates. For students entering the MBA program whose undergraduate degree is not in business, finance or a related field, pre-requisite coursework may be required before enrolling in Economics, Accounting, Finance, or Data Analysis courses. Students must satisfy pre-requisite coursework or present proof of coursework equivalency for the following:

  • ACCT 2103 Fund of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2203 Fund of Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 2213 Principles of Microeconomics
  • BUS 2633 Business Statistics

Our MBA is designed for students with diverse undergraduate backgrounds and is suitable for business and non-business graduates. If you do not have a bachelor's in business, pre-requisites can be satisfied online, with four 1-week leveling courses. Our Enrollment Specialists will be able to provide you with more information on these 1-week courses.

International Application and Admissions Requirements: Please note, unfortunately, students with an F-1 visa are ineligible for online programs.

  1. Complete the application. There is a non-refundable $55 application fee.
  2. Academic Records:
    • Original final post-secondary transcript(s) from each college or university attended within the United States.
    • Post-secondary records from outside the U.S. must be course-by-course analyzed by a NACES (www.NACES.org) educational credential evaluation service such as IERF or WES or ECE.
  3. English Proficiency: Internet-based TOEFL score of 79 or an IELTS Academic score of 6.5; taken within 2 years of enrollment.
    • For TOEFL, have your score report sent to Southeastern (institution code: 6657).
    • For IELTS, let us know your TRF number.
    • You do not need TOEFL or IELTS scores if you meet one of the following:
      • English is your first language from a country whose official language is English
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from an English speaking country

Official sealed transcripts from all previous institutions should be sent to Southeastern Oklahoma State University:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University/Registrar-MBA
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Email: gradschool@se.edu


Courses

For the MBA with a Concentration in Project Management online program, students must complete the following coursework, including 24 credit hours of core courses and 12 credit hours of specialty courses.

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ECON 5133: Management Economics

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An application of microeconomic principles to business decision-making. Economic theory and quantitative methods are applied to managerial decisions about pricing, production, profit maximization, and government restraints. It is presumed the student has an understanding of preliminary calculus.

ACCT 5233: Accounting for Managers

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The primary emphasis of this course is on management's use of accounting information to manage the resources of a complex organization. The course focuses on three major areas: fundamentals of cost systems; managerial decision-making; and managerial planning and performance evaluation.

BUS 5113: Research Methods

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Concepts and methods of the scientific research process within the context of business and management. The course emphasizes an applied approach providing a thorough understanding of the nature and scope of business research.

MKT 5243: Marketing Management

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An integrative course utilizing the comprehensive case study method to develop experiences in effective application of marketing strategies to create competitive advantages. Emphasis is on the relationship of the marketing function in a multinational context.

BUS 5253: Data Analysis for Managers

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Theory and application of statistical and quantitative techniques to various types of business data. Emphasis is on the interpretation and use of data analysis results from a manager's perspective. Use of statistical computer software is an integral part of course. Both descriptive and inferential statistics are covered.

FIN 5213: Financial Management

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course covers the practice and theory of managers making financial decisions for the firm. The basis for all decisions builds from the premise of maximizing shareholder wealth. Topics include risk and return tradeoffs, valuing stock and bonds, evaluating choices among sources of capital and capital structure, evaluating dividend policy, evaluating the selecting expansion projects, using derivative securities to managing risk, firm valuation, and short-term cash management.

MNGT 5603: Strategic Management

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A capstone course for graduate students in the last stage of their coursework toward an MBA degree. It covers the integration of the skill and functions of management to develop long range plans and to implement and manage the efforts directed toward the accomplishment of organizational objectives.

MNGT 5223: Behavioral Management

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The study of human behavior in organizations and its effect on establishing and attaining organizational goals in an effective and efficient manner.

BUS 5463: Project Management Coordination

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on the processes and activities used by the project manager and team to identify, define, combine (integration requirements), unify and coordinate project work, such as developing the project management plans. Further, special attention is given to the planning, executing and controlling of project scope. Finally, students will learn the processes, policies and procedures that must be implemented to meet the quality requirements.

BUS 5473: Project Management Control

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to the policies, procedures and documentation required to plan, develop, manage, execute and control the project schedule. In addition, learners will leverage the schedule baseline when creating the project budget. An important takeaway is the relationship between schedule management and cost management. In addition, learners are exposed to the procurement management knowledge area, which focuses on the processes required to acquire products, services and results from external vendors.

BUS 5483: Project Management Strategy

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes the criticality of effective and efficient communications from the project manager to both internal and external stakeholders. In addition, stakeholder identification and engagement are examined relative to the communications strategy. The learning underscores the value of effectively managing resources that are assigned to projects, with an emphasis on how they are planned, estimated, acquired, developed, managed and controlled. Finally, the risk management process is evaluated to include risk planning, identification, analysis, and response planning.

BUS 5493: Agile Project Management

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called sprints to focus on continuous improvement in the development of a product or service. Organizations with an Agile mindset have a distinct advantage in this rapidly changing world. They shorten time to market, improve product quality and create more value for customers. This course is designed to teach students to identify and manage products that are suited for the Agile approach. These projects are typically ambiguous in scope, such as initiatives launched in the IT field. Students will learn the Agile Manifesto and the different agile methodologies, including Scrum, Extreme Programming, Crystal, and Lean Development. Special attention is given to the Scrum ceremonies, such as sprint planning meeting, daily standup, spring review meeting, sprint retrospective and grooming the prioritized product backlog. Students will learn the similarities and differences between Waterfall and Scrum projects.


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