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Project Management, Executive M.B.A.

College of Business

Project managers oversee all elements of a project, and their skills and experience are essential to a wide range of industries. These professionals lead cross-functional teams within organizations, ensuring that work flows steadily and that projects have clear starting points, deadlines and concrete goals.

With an Executive MBA concentrating in project management from Indiana Tech, you will not only become a versatile and effective business leader in this fast-growing field, you will be well prepared to sit for the Project Management Institute’s® (PMI) Project Management Professional® (PMP) Certification exam. PMI is the world’s leading association for project managers; the PMP is the most highly recognized industry certification project managers work to earn. According to PMI, project managers with this certification earn 20 percent higher on average than those without one.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree program, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge in the functions and operations of business
  • Increase the efficiency and competitiveness of an organization
  • Guide projects from planning to completion
  • Perform and lead other key tasks such as the creation of budgets and timelines, the development of estimates and the management of outside resources
  • Identify and evaluate project goals and deliverables
  • Hire, train and oversee project management staff
  • Communicate clearly and professionally with a high degree of interpersonal skill
  • Utilize complex problem-solving skills to determine solutions

Careers in this Degree

There is great demand for skilled project managers in a wide range
of industries. According to PMI surveys and research conducted by Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job sites, project management positions at a variety of levels include salaries that range from nearly $60,000 to more than $110,000 per year.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates median pay for project managers to be $97,180. The job outlook through 2029 is an 8 percent increase. Salaries may vary based on the region in which you live, prior experience you bring to the position and other factors.

Job Outlook