Degree type(s): Master's
Degree field(s): Business & Finance
Location(s): Blended (Online / On-site); Alexandria, MN; Billings, MT; Bismarck, ND; Dickinson, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND

The MBA in Project Management at the University of Mary will prepare you to be a skilled project manager who can execute projects on time and on budget in any industry. You will also gain communication skills and develop team-building and leadership skills essential to a wide range of professional careers.

The Project Management MBA degree is offered as a distance education program, helping you to balance family, work, and community obligations while pursuing your graduate degree. The MBA degree in project management is delivered at specific sites and will soon be available in a completely online format.

Project Management MBA Program Highlights

Grounded in Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values, the Project Management MBA program at the University of Mary is designed to prepare you for success both in your career and everyday life.

You will learn to use best project management practices to lead ethically and professionally, generate project management plans for any industry, influence others to achieve project objectives on time and on budget, and assess and reduce risks to ensure project success.

The University of Mary offers a unique distance learning community to meet your educational needs. You will:

  • Learn from world-class faculty who bring professional business experience to their classrooms.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art online learning technology that enables you to effectively learn and collaborate online.
  • Work toward your MBA in project management with a group of adult student peers, providing strong support, work teams, and long-lasting friendships.
  • Have access to skilled academic advisors and career counselors throughout your program.


The University of Mary’s MBA degree program in project management includes courses in project initiation, project planning, project execution and control, legal issues, group dynamics, and more.

MPM 500 Introduction to Project Management
MPM 600 Project Initiation
MPM 610 Project Planning
MPM 620 Project Execution and Control
MPM 630 Project Closeout
MPM 635 Legal Issues in Project Management
MGT 555 Managerial Finance
MGT 640 Information System Planning,; Project Management and Auditing
MGT 645 Organizational Communication and Transition Management
MGT 700 Management Seminar
PSY 542 Group Dynamics
ALU 799 Graduate Studies Assessment

Even as one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, the University of Mary does offer a variety of scholarships. In fact, 99% of main campus undergraduate students receive some form of scholarship! 

Some scholarships are available for specific academic programs, such as nursing, while other scholarships are available for certain student populations, such as military and veteran students

We strongly encourage you to contact your personal admissions representative to discover all of the options that might be available to you. In many cases, a program specific scholarship is just one component of a complete financial aid package. 

Our admissions professionals will work together with our Office of Financial Assistance to ensure that you get the best financial aid package possible to finance your education. 

Acceptance at the University of Mary does not automatically qualify you to pursue a program in one of the academic programs of study. Application requirements are specific to each major or academic program.

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We recommend consulting your advisor for details. Applications are reviewed by the faculty members of the program. You will be notified that you have been admitted, admitted provisionally, or denied admission to the program.

If you are considering the MBA in project management degree, you might also be interested in the following graduate programs offered online, at distance learning locations, and/or at our main campus in Bismarck, North Dakota: