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In today's competitive business environment, where technology skills are often outsourced, many businesses consider it critical to keep project-management talent in-house. Capella University's online MBA in Project Management program helps put you in demand and equips you to integrate leadership and team-development skills to support the success of complex, cross-functional business projects.

This program is accredited by The Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (GAC) and was designed around A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

To help you build a solid foundation of business knowledge and high-level skills, our online MBA program offers:

  • Integrated business disciplines to prepare you to excel in a cross-functional business environment
  • Simulation scenarios and a personalized capstone project that allows you to blend knowledge gained throughout the program and apply it to a project meaningful to your career
  • MBA Central, your gateway to program news and resources, including current business information, events, networking, and exchanges with experts, faculty, and peers
  • Mobile-access learning that fits into your busy lifestyle

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you

Capella University is collaborating with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access* to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

Students in Capella’s MBA program also will have easy access to weekly article summaries—curated content, selected by experts at WSJ—in 16 business disciplines. They contain questions designed to develop the critical-thinking skills that you can leverage in your course work and on the job. It’s insight you can use at every step of your career – from impressing interviewers with your knowledge of business trends and company information to providing thought leadership in business roles.

*To be eligible for full digital access to, students must have successfully completed their first course and be currently enrolled.

FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree

FlexPath can help you earn your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace — with the potential to save you time and money. FlexPath self-paced learning allows you to move quickly through subjects you’re more familiar with or more slowly as needed. You’ll develop the same mastery — and earn the same degree — as the structured version of your degree program, only in a more efficient, more personalized way. Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning.

Earn a Marketable Credential Along the Way

Students in Capella’s MBA with a specialization in Project Management program have the opportunity to earn a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Business Management. Comprised entirely of MBA courses, this certificate provides an opportunity to earn a marketable credential in as little as 8 months—while you progress through your program. Whether you’re making a career change or looking for advancement in your current field, Capella’s Business Management certificate will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and academic credential to support your goals.


To learn more about this certificate option and how to enroll, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Project Management from Capella, you'll learn leadership and team development skills and how to successfully integrate them into proper execution of a project. You'll also learn how to apply business and organizational principles and techniques to utilize the appropriate roles and responsibilities of the project team. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

People with Master's degrees in business from Capella earn an average of $28,000 more per year than people who only hold a Bachelor's degree.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in project management include project coordinator, project manager/director, program manager/director or vice president of project management. Potential workplaces include aerospace and defense automation system, construction, engineering, health care, information technology, military or pharmaceutical.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.