The Master of Science in Project Management delivers focused graduate study that prepares students for careers in the growing discipline of project management. The curriculum includes courses specific to the project management profession, along with courses providing additional essential skills and knowledge to be a successful project leader. Students will graduate with project management skills emphasizing an integrated relationship with an organization’s functional areas.
Our degrees and certificates in project management provide formal training that prepares graduates to manage local, outsourced and global projects. Students’ improved communication skills will enable them to succeed in multiple diverse communities within an organization. Faculty with extensive practical experience and who have earned the PMP® designation teach all of our courses.
Students are eligible to receive 35 Professional Development Units (PDU) or contact units when each of the following courses is completed: PM 340, PM 342, PM 343, PM 344, PM 346, and PM 348. Course materials align with the current edition of the Project Management Institute A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide), Project Management Institute, Inc.
PMP®, CAPM®, PMBOK® and PMI® are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the MS in Project Management program will be able to demonstrate:
- Managerial and leadership skills, e.g., leadership, team collaboration, planning, problem solving, communication, staffing and budgeting.
- Project-management skills, including planning, scope management, stakeholder analysis, quality assessment, risk management, team building and scheduling.
- Program and portfolio management skills, including understanding issues in project selection, vendor relationships, outsourcing, finance, purchasing and contract negotiations, as well as regulatory and compliance issues.
- The ability to integrate and apply the above understanding and knowledge into the development of a major applied capstone or internship project.
Students must abide by the polices stated in the MS in Project Management Student Manual .
Requirements for the Master of Science in Project Management
The Master of Science in Project Management requires completion of 30 units. Students must earn a grade of “C-” or better in each course and cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or better. Study abroad program students who are unable to obtain a visa to study in the U.S. will be awarded the Global Project Management Professional Certificate (Worldwide) upon completion of the online portion of the program.
Mathematics Proficiency Requirement
BUS 240 Data Analysis for Managers (Waived with documentation of student’s having completed equivalent course covering statistics and regression analysis with grade of “B” or better.)