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Program Description

An online Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Project Management from Saint Leo University can help you break into an in-demand and high growth career. This globally recognized program offers practical knowledge and skills to lead a project from inception to completion.

Through the MBA program, you will learn industry-proven processes to plan, execute, monitor, control, and close projects on time and within budget. The curriculum focuses on best practices for project selection, initiation, planning, and execution. You will engage in practical application exercises and utilize current software used in project management, which will enable students to evolve into strategic decision-makers in the business world.

Graduates of MBAs in project management are becoming increasingly valuable to corporations worldwide in industries such as telecommunications, healthcare, and defense, which are becoming more project-based and oriented toward project teams. Saint Leo University's MBA program with a specialization in Project Management provides students with the skills needed to lead complex projects for mid to large-size corporations. All project management courses at the MBA level follow the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Fifth Edition standards set by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Get started on your journey towards becoming a project management expert by enrolling in this online MBA program.

Students must successfully complete 36 credit hours (or 12 subjects) to graduate from this program.*

*Students who have already completed subjects at the graduate level may be eligible to receive up to 6 credits in recognition of their previous studies. Click here or contact an admissions advisor at for more information on the requirements and the credit recognition process.

What can I do with a degree in Project Management?

A degree in project management prepares graduates for careers in any industry they may have an interest in, as all industries are seeing the importance of project-based workstreams. With the skills gained from the program, graduates have the skills to plan and execute projects, manage resources, and monitor project progress. They can also communicate effectively with stakeholders, mitigate project risks, and ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. Professionals with project management skills are in high demand, especially in industries including construction, engineering, information technology, finance, healthcare, and others. Potential job titles include: 

  • Project manager
  • Program manager
  • Project management consultant
  • Project analyst
  • Operations director
The national average salary for a project manager is ₹15,30,000 in India. *

The global economy will need 25 million new project professionals by 2030. ^

*Glassdoor. Project Manager Salaries in India. 
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^ Project Management Institute. PMI Talent Gap Report Highlights Persistent Disparity Between Available Talent and the Growing Demand for Project Management Skills. 
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What subjects can I take?

What subjects can I take?

If you wish, you can download our complete catalog of subjects that make up this program. You may take subjects including:

  • PRM 516 - Project Process Groups and Project/Product Life Cycles
  • PRM 518 - Initiating, Planning and Executing a Project
  • PRM 520 - Monitoring, Controlling and Closing Projects
  • PRM 522 - Best Practices in Project Management
  • MBA 531 - Human Capital for Organizational Performance
  • MBA 599 - Strategic Management


At Saint Leo University, we want to expand access to education and help you make steps towards your dream career. Find out more about our scholarship options and learn how an online degree from Saint Leo is more accessible than you think.

Who can start?

Do you want to study online with Saint Leo University? Find out who can apply and learn about admission requirements to take the first step in your university career.


At Saint Leo University, our unwavering commitment to our mission revolves around creating a student-centric, values-driven environment that fosters a deep passion for learning. Our esteemed online instructors bring a wealth of expertise in their respective fields, offering invaluable real-world experiences to students who are driven to transform or advance their careers.

Our professors hold either a doctorate or master's degree in their specific area of instruction. Alternatively, they may possess a master's degree with a specialized focus in the discipline they teach, accompanied by a minimum of 18 semester graduate hours dedicated to the teaching discipline. This ensures that our students receive top-tier education from accomplished experts in their fields.

Selected as

Best Online Bachelor's Program by U.S. News & World Report, 2020

and One of the Best Online Colleges in America according to, 2021

Distinciones U.S. News & World Report


Saint Leo University is accredited by SACS

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Saint Leo University is accredited in the U.S. by the SACSCOC to award degrees of all levels. Learn more about why it is important a university is accredited.

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Saint Leo University acreditada por ACBSP

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program (ACBSP)

Saint Leo University's School of Business is accreded by the leading business education institution, ACBSP, to award business degrees of all levels.

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