Project Management Concentration | Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University

Project Management Concentration

Chatham University MBA


Project management as one of the fastest growing fields in management and is ideal for business professionals who enjoy creative applications of both quantitative and soft skills. Chatham's MBA concentration in Project Management is designed to educate future leaders in project management by cultivating expertise in advanced project management techniques with a firm grounding in foundational management principles. The innovative curriculum allows students to translate theory into practice through simulations, case analyses, and experiential learning. Students in the Project Management concentration will gain theoretical understanding and hands-on experience with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK), complex project management issues in contemporary businesses, leading and motivating project teams, and other critical topics.

Required Courses for Concentration

3 courses - 9 credit hours
BUS 575 Leading Organizations and Projects
BUS 582 Foundations of Project Management
BUS 680 Complex Issues in Project Management

Reimbursement for joining professional associations

MBA students can receive reimbursement for one year's student-level membership in a professional association tied to their degree or concentration (while funds last). Chatham is proud to be closely affiliated with the Pittsburgh Chapter of Project Management Institute.

Pittsburgh Project Management Institute Chapter logo

B&E faculty and liaison accompanying students to one of PMI Pittsburgh's monthly chapter meetings.

Chatham students with Pittsburgh PMI Chatham students with Pittsburgh PMI
Project Management Institute (PMI) logo

Career-themed networking mixers

The B&E Department hosts career-themed networking mixers to bring industry professionals to campus to meet students to discuss job and internship opportunities, make connections, and provide mentorship. Check out these articles on the B&E Department's Business Insight blog on Project Management-themed mixers:

PM-themed Networking Mixer in 2016

PM-themed Networking Mixer in 2014