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Project Management, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The concentration in project management is designed to prepare new or aspiring project managers to oversee complex projects from the initial planning stages while balancing competing demands of time, cost and quality.

The Graham School of Management's coordinated sequence of graduate courses focuses on industry-standard processes to help successfully manage any type of project regardless of scope or industry. Students will practice these concepts in a project-based team environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Project Management Overview
  • Project Management Tools and Systems 
  • Managing High Performance Teams 
  • Graduate Business Elective 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

If the applicant chooses the GMAT, it is preferred that the applicant's cumulative GPA* multiplied by 200, plus the applicant's GMAT score, equals 950 at a minimum. For example, an applicant whose cumulative GPA is 3.0 and GMAT score is 500 meets our preferred GMAT result of 950 because the 3.0 GPA times 200 (=600), plus the GMAT score of 500, equals 1,100 - thus exceeding our preferred GMAT result of 950.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • If the applicant chooses the GRE, our "preferred" GRE result is a combined score of 300 (with a minimum Verbal section score of 150 and a minimum Writing section score of 4.0).

    This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Online Graduate Student application (no application fee)
  • Copy of passport (both the identification and expiration pages)
  • One set of official transcripts from any/all U.S. colleges/universities attended, if applicable
  • Official, course-by-course transcript evaluation of all colleges/universities attended outside the U.S. for both undergraduate and graduate level coursework (if applicable)
  • Official results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    999 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 999 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    999 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 999 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    999 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 999 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Chicago Ridge

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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