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Master of Science in Project Management

College of Professional & Continuing Education

Part Time
Graduate Program
Masters Programs
Online

Program Description

The Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) is designed for working professionals who want to advance their technical skills while learning the most up-to-date and innovative management strategies. In this 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 you a competitive advantage in today’s rapidly changing IT environment, and can get you well on the road to becoming an advanced project manager in less than two years. 

Benefits include:

  • A fully online format that lets you balance work, life and school
  • A flexible, part-time program that can be completed in less than two years
  • PMI-certified faculty
  • Skills and techniques you can use in a wide range of applications

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  • Application Requirements & Tuition

    Successful candidates for the MSPM program must have an undergraduate degree in management, project management, engineering, technology, or computer science with two (2) years of relevant, full-time work experience.

    Other admissions requirements include:

    • Official transcripts
    • Online application
    • Statement of purpose
    • Two professional recommendations
    • Resume
    • $50 application fee

    In addition, MSPM candidates should demonstrate a level of competence in project management before being formally admitted into the program. Project management competency can be demonstrated in many ways including class work, testing, or documented life experience.  MSPM applicants will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Certain candidates may need foundation prerequisites, which will be determined on an individual basis.

    Tuition:

    • $1,135 per credit hour
  • Start Terms

    • Fall 2018

Program Curriculum

  • FIRST YEAR

     

    Semester One

    Project Scheduling and Cost Planning

    Risk Management

    Semester Two

    Communication Strategies 

    Project Team Building and Leadership

    Semester Three

    Agile Project Management

    Managing Troubled Projects

  • SECOND YEAR

    Semester One

    Global and Virtual Project Management

    Managing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

    Semester Two

    Portfolio and Program Management

    MSPM Capstone

Project Management in the World

Median Salaries

  • Project Manager I $77,963.00
  • IT Manager I $87,424.00
  • Project Manager - Construction $108,382.00
  • ERP Project Manager $143,442.00
  • Project Manager, Sr. - Construction $151,689.00

Top 5 Job Titles for People with a MS in Project Management

  • Project Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Project Manager - Construction
  • ERP Project Manager
  • SAP Project Manager