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MBA in Project Management

 

Overview

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Students in the Master of Business Administration in Project Management program will design solutions and strategies for complex business problems and opportunities within organizations by integrating critical analysis with project management practice and organizational strategy to ensure organizational success. Students will synthesize ethical standards in decision making and strategy development and create appropriate communication strategies to achieve organization goals. Students will evaluate personal leadership capabilities and design a plan for continual growth while integrating a Biblical framework that guides interactions within project management and strategy development activities.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Create a plan for lifelong leadership development and personal, professional, and spiritual growth.
  • Integrate critical thinking and analysis with business administration disciplines to ensure mission success.
  • Synthesize ethical standards in decision-making and communication.
  • Apply a Biblical framework that guides interactions within the business environment and workplace.
  • Design solutions and strategies for complex project management problems and opportunities within organizations.
  • Demonstrate competency in project management theory and practice.
  • Create appropriate communication strategies to achieve project management goals. 

Relevant and Convenient

  • Normal degree completion path time is approximately 21 months.
  • For current holders of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification, an accelerated degree path completion time of approximately 12 – 14 months is outlined in Prior Life Learning Credit Assessment Policy requirements.  
  • Cohort groups provide mutual support
  • One-time registration, no more waiting in line
  • Classes meet online
  • Instructors combine academic credentials with professional expertise.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, www.cccu.org, 202-546-8713.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Credit Hours Online Tuition
42 Total $562 / credit hour

* Effective July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.

The total cost of the program, including tuition, books, eBooks, and fees, will be determined prior to your enrollment. The cost will be divided into several payments spread over the course of the program. Course textbooks will be shipped to you before each course begins. The cost of books increases for shipments outside of the 48 contiguous United States.

The total credit hours and per-credit-hour costs listed above are effective for the core program with specialization courses. For prerequisite or other required courses if applicable, students will need to pay for appropriate tuition, books, and any additional fees. Costs may change if you withdraw from the program and restart in a future program at a later date.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and even employer reimbursement.

For information about financial aid, call 800-621-8667, ext. 2516, visit our financial aid website, or email NonResAid@indwes.edu.

Courses

Below is the list of courses required to complete the program. Courses are generally taken sequentially, one at a time, until the program is complete. Course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles below.

MBA Courses

MGMT-501, COMM-515, FINC-525, MKTG-530, ECON-511, MGMT-528, MGMT-522

Project Management Courses

PROJ-610, PROJ-620, PROJ-630, PROJ-640, PROJ-650, PROJ-660, PROJ-670
Total Credit Hours: 42

Requirements

Below are the lists of requirements for the MBA in Project Management program. Click on each link to expand the requirements. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission to the Master of Business Administration in Project Management are as follows:

  1. A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting body or the Association for Biblical Higher Education verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  2. An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed. If an applicant's GPA is below 2.5, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the DeVoe School of Business. 
  1. General – Prior life learning credit for the MBA in Project Management is based on the following requirements:
  • That learning was at a post-baccalaureate level;
  • It involved a nationally recognized, independent assessment with alignment to the courses involved, and
  • There is evidence of continuing professional development in the area to maintain currency.
  1. Project Management Institute (PMI) – Current Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Holders

   Holders Only:

  • Students who have been admitted to the MBA in Project Management (requirement # 1), have successfully passed the Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam (requirement # 2) and hold a current PMP designation (Requirement #3), may be granted credit for the following courses: PROJ-610, PROJ-620, PROJ-630, PROJ-640, PROJ-650, PROJ- 660. After taking all other program courses, these students will take PROJ- 670 as a way of demonstrating competence and achieving program learning outcomes.

Graduation Requirements

To fulfill graduation requirements students must have completed all of the following:

  • Complete all credit-hours required in the curriculum sequence with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum grade of "C" in each course. A grade of "C-" or below will require the course to be repeated.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 in all IWU graduate work.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

Complete the Online Application

To be considered for admission to any of the Master of Business Administration programs, complete each of the following steps. For more information, call 866-498-4968 to speak with a Program Representative.

Online Application

Additional Steps to Apply

  1. Application
    Apply online at indwes.edu.
  2. Transcripts
    MBA/Virtual MBA: Official transcripts are required from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution and any graduate work if IWU is accepting transfer credits. Indiana Wesleyan University will accept for its permanent file only those transcripts sent directly to IWU by the registrar of the attended institution(s). Official transcripts must exhibit the official seal and signature of the registrar. Transcripts that are stamped “student copy,” “issued to student,” or “unofficial” cannot be accepted as official.

    College Transcripts from Non-U.S. Schools: For college transcripts from non-U.S. schools, secure a “Course-by-Course Report” from Educational Credential Evaluators (see www.ece.org). Be sure to request that the report be sent directly to Indiana Wesleyan University. The evaluation must list course-by-course hours and grades.
  3. TOEFL Scores
    Submit a copy of your Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores if English is not your primary language. For more information about this test, see www.toefl.org.

Materials should be mailed to:
Indiana Wesleyan University
Adult Enrollment Services
1900 W. 50th St.
Marion, IN 46953

Please contact your enrollment representative if you have any questions.

Start Dates

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the IWU MBA in Project Management program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.