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Wentworth's Master of Science in Project Management will enhance your technical skills with the most up-to-date project management software and strategies. Our graduate students gain skills and experience to work on and lead global project teams.
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Project managers are on the forefront of change and innovation in today’s project economy. Our Master of Science in Project Management will enhance your technical skills with the most up-to-date project management software and strategies. And, with our new, HyFlex format, you can earn your degree, your way.

  • Learn by Doing

    Hands-on, experiential learning opportunities will give you the skills and knowledge you need to deliver a project on time, on budget and within scope. Complete strategic coursework in agile techniques, managing trouble projects, and managing portfolios and programs.

    Learn the fundamental principles of project management including communication, decision making, execution, strategic development, team management, business acumen, technology and critical thinking. And develop the essential leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills in demand by over 65% of today’s top employers. Top off your experience with a capstone project, integrating what you’ve learned and the skills you’ve developed to solve real-world challenges.

    HyFlex 

    HyFlex learning combines the convenience of online instruction with the benefits of face-to-face interaction. Complete your classes online or drop into an in-person course section--whenever you like and as many times as you like--for a truly flexible, student-centered experience. Students enrolled in a hybrid course section can also complete their work online if they are unable to attend an in-person class meeting. Both modalities will adjust based on the changing needs of our students. All courses are 7-weeks long to fit your busy schedule.

    Full-time students can finish in a year and part-time can complete in 20 months.

    Who Should Apply

    Wentworth students enrolled in any undergraduate major may apply to the Project Management Master of Science. If you are a senior, enrolled in 17 or fewer credits during the summer semester, you can enroll in one of the Project Management Master of Science courses at no additional charge.

    For all other applicants, prior project management experience is required. Students who do not have any prior project management experience or coursework, must take a self-paced PMI course prior to enrolling in the fall.

    Project Management in the World

    According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), demand project managers is growing faster than demand for workers in other occupations. Through 2027, the project-management labor force is expected to grow by over 33 percent, creating 22 million new jobs, and over 87 million professionals employed as project managers. As more and more organizations look to hire project managers, a new set of “power” skills is emerging.

  • Wentworth Institute of Technology is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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  • In the Master of Science in Project Management program, students will gain valuable, hands-on experience in initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing a project on time and on budget; using the latest project management software and technology. Our unique mix of courses, including Troubled Projects, ERP, and Virtual Project Management, will give students a competitive advantage in today’s rapidly changing project management environment.

    View the Course Catalog below for information about program requirements.

    Total credits for degree: 30

    Course Title Credits
    Required Courses
    MGMT7025PROJECT SCHEDULING & COST PLANNING3
    MGMT7125RISK MANAGEMENT3
    or MGMT7130 EMERGENCY RISK MANAGEMENT
    MGMT7225PROJECT TEAM BUILDING & LEADERSHIP3
    MGMT7325AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
    MGMT7425MANAGING TROUBLED PROJECTS3
    MGMT7450COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES3
    MGMT7525GLOBAL & VIRTUAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
    MGMT7625MANAGING ERP SYSTEMS3
    MGMT7725PORTFOLIO & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT3
    MGMT7825M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE3

    Plan of Study

    This Program offers both online and hybrid modalities. Full-time students will meet with a graduate faculty advisor to plan a program of study which meets degree and credit-hour requirements for each semester. The following is a recommended part-time schedule for the MSPM Program:

    Recommended Schedule: On-line (Part-time)

    Plan of Study Grid
    Year One
    Semester OneCredits
    MGMT7025 PROJECT SCHEDULING & COST PLANNING 3
    MGMT7125
    or MGMT7130
    RISK MANAGEMENT
    or EMERGENCY RISK MANAGEMENT
    3
     Credits6
    Semester Two
    MGMT7225 PROJECT TEAM BUILDING & LEADERSHIP 3
    MGMT7450 COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES 3
     Credits6
    Semester Three
    MGMT7325 AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3
    MGMT7425 MANAGING TROUBLED PROJECTS 3
     Credits6
    Year Two
    Semester One
    MGMT7525 GLOBAL & VIRTUAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3
    MGMT7625 MANAGING ERP SYSTEMS 3
     Credits6
    Semester Two
    MGMT7725 PORTFOLIO & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT 3
    MGMT7825 M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE 3
     Credits6
     Total Credits30


    Recommended Schedule: Hybrid (Full-time)

    Plan of Study Grid
    First Year
    Fall SemesterCredits
    MGMT7025 PROJECT SCHEDULING & COST PLANNING 3
    MGMT7125
    or MGMT7130
    RISK MANAGEMENT
    or EMERGENCY RISK MANAGEMENT
    3
    MGMT7225 PROJECT TEAM BUILDING & LEADERSHIP 3
    MGMT7450 COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES 3
     Credits12
    Spring Semester
    MGMT7325 AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3
    MGMT7425 MANAGING TROUBLED PROJECTS 3
    MGMT7525 GLOBAL & VIRTUAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3
     Credits9
    Summer Semester
    MGMT7625 MANAGING ERP SYSTEMS 3
    MGMT7725 PORTFOLIO & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT 3
    MGMT7825 M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE 3
     Credits9
     Total Credits30

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