College of BusinessMississippi State University

Distance MBA in Project Management

Project management has truly come into its own as an organizational discipline. The MSU College of Business has designed an MBA program with a concentration in Project Management to help engineering students and others in technical fields move easily into a managerial role. This interdisciplinary degree is a 36-hour program requiring 27 hours of MBA courses and 9 hours of Industrial Engineering courses relating specifically to project management.

Course Code Title
ACC 8213 Financial & Accounting Report Analysis
MGT 8113 Leadership Skills for Management Behavior
BIS 8113 Management Information Technology & Systems
BQA 8233 Quant Analysis & Bus Research
MKT 8153 Strategic Marketing Management
EC 8103 Economics for Managers
FIN 8113 Corporate Finance
IE 8583 Enterprise Systems Engineering
or IE 6333 Production Control Systems I
IE 6533 Project Management
IE 6573 Process Improvement Engineering
or IE 6653 Industrial Quality Control
BL 8113 Law, Ethics, and Dispute Resolution
MGT 8123 Strategic Business Consulting

Prerequisite courses are offered online to meet the requirements for those who did not complete the foundation courses (with an A or B) during undergraduate degrees in business.

Course Code Title
ACC 2013 Financial Accounting (not online)
or ACC 2203 Survey of Accounting (online SU, FA)
BQA 2113/3123 Business Statistical Methods I & II (not online)
or BQA 8443 Stat. Analysis for Bus Dec (online FA, SP)
MGT 3113/3413 Principles of Management & Production Management (not online)
or MGT 3114 Principles of Management & Production (not online)
or MGT 8063 Survey of Management (online SP or SU)
FIN 3123 Financial Management (online SU, FA, SP)