- Estimated completion time: 2 years
- 37 credit hours are required to graduate
- $559 per credit hour
- Next Start Date: April 29, 2019
Businesses thrive on bright ideas. And while any member of a business has the potential to produce the right idea, it takes a skilled leader to successfully bring the best ideas to life. Avila University’s idea of creating the next generation of business leaders begins with its online master’s in project management degree program, and culminates with you gaining the skills you need to build a successful future.
Enhance your leadership skills with course instruction on topics such as financial decision making, team development, strategic communication and organizational psychology. Become an expert manager through courses focusing on professional practice of project management, management technology, the tools of the trade and much more.
Designed to meet the needs of hardworking students, Avila’s online project management master’s degree program offers the schedule flexibility you need to earn your degree and become a leader in your field without causing interruptions to your busy life. There’s never a need to attend class on campus as you can easily access all your coursework online and complete assignments when it’s convenient for you. In addition to online courses, you’ll also have unlimited access to several helpful online resources, including tutoring opportunities and an exclusive eLibrary. Turn your ideas into realities and earn your online project management degree through Avila University.
Who Is This Degree For?
Avila’s online Master of Arts in Project Management degree program is designed to support a variety of students with diverse career goals. Students who will reap the most benefits from this program include:
- Business professionals with a desire to transition into a project management role
- Those interested in advancing to a leadership position within their companies
- Recent graduates who want to apply their bachelor’s degree skills to a specialty master’s degree
- Project management professionals striving to improve their careers through enhanced education
- A Graduate Certificate in Project Management is also available, please speak with an enrollment counselor for details
Management Curriculum Required for All Management Programs
- Course #
- Course Name
- MG 601
- Statistics & Assessment
- MG 605
- Ethics & Legal Environment
- MG 630
- Financial Decision Making for Managers
- MG 650
- Strategic Communication
- MG 670
- Organizational Psychology & Behavior
- MG 675
- Team Development & Facilitation
- MG 688
- Leadership & Influence
Project Management Curriculum
- Course #
- Course Name
- PM 600
- Introduction to Project Management
- PM 672
- Practice of Project Management
- PM 673
- Tools & Technology of Project Management
- PM 674
- Application of Project Management
- PM 676
- Management Technology OR
- PM 677
- Six Sigma
Required Capstone Course
- Course #
- Course Name
- MG 695
- Applied Research Project
Graduates of Avila’s online project management degree have countless career opportunities. The following provides a glimpse into these possibilities.
Management AnalystThe main responsibility for professionals in this position is to ensure a business is operating efficiently. They must work with professionals in all other departments to analyze procedures to determine if they are being carried out properly and are consistently cost-effective. In addition, these analysts also play a role in the development of new procedures and best practices.
Product Development ManagerProfessionals in this role are responsible for organizing thorough market research to determine which types of new products a business can develop for the market to increase profits. They oversee the development process of new products and determine target customer demographics.
Procurement ManagerThese management professionals represent their companies in communication with suppliers. They conduct research on vendors and identify those that are best for achieving a business’s production goals. Procurement managers are also responsible for recording all contracts and supplier agreements to ensure all parties meets their obligations.
Benefits of Learning Online
It’s no secret that advanced career opportunities and greater earning potential accompany a college degree. It’s also no secret that completing a college degree, whether graduate or undergraduate, is challenging. Choosing an online degree offers you the freedom and flexibility to overcome life’s obstacles and find career success.
Avila University’s online degree programs were designed with busy students in mind. Through degree programs offered completely online, students are never required to travel to campus to attend classes. Instead, students can complete coursework on their own time and at their own pace, wherever life takes them.
The Avila Difference
Service to Society
We believe the world is unfinished and that our students will make responsible, lifelong contributions to the global community. Each year, our students volunteer more than 140,000 combined hours to community service projects.
We emphasize inclusive learning and embrace individuality.
Development of Leaders
We believe the real strengths of leadership are in collaborative accomplishment and genuine caring.