Master of Science Project Management Online
The online Master of Science in Project Management degree program addresses every phase of this essential business discipline. These include project definition, cost and risk estimation, scheduling, budget management, negotiation and conflict resolution, and project presentation and evaluation. This online master’s degree program also draws on real-world case studies to demonstrate techniques and tools for managing long- and short-term projects successfully and economically.
- Specialized Knowledge – Effectively lead and manage sometimes interrelated, complex projects in a mature manner while avoiding common project management pitfalls.
- Broad, Integrative Knowledge – Manage project scope, risk, quality, and performance metrics while effectively communicating with all project stakeholders.
- Civic Learning – Understand the need for ethics and social responsibility in the practice of project management as outlined in the PMI Code of Ethics.
- Intellectual Skills – Develop the critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills necessary to lead projects in a complex and dynamic project environment.
In addition to the core project management courses, the program offers specialization tracks that allow students to extend their knowledge in areas of their own choosing. Examples include IT project management, risk management, and understanding projects from an organizational and financial perspective.
The Master of Science in Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (GAC), the world's leading association for project management professionals. The GAC’s rigorous standards include an assessment of program objectives and outcomes, a review of onsite and online resources, evaluations of faculty and students, and proof of continuous improvements in the area of project management.