The Master of Science in Project Management is designed to provide you with the practical skills and theoretical concepts you need to lead complex projects.
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The Master of Science in Project Management prepares you to drive innovation in your organization by giving you the skills and tools to effectively lead volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous projects from inception to completion in global markets. Accredited by the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), our curriculum has a two-pronged approach that provides the foundational knowledge of scientific-based project management tools, organizational strategies, and theoretical concepts, coupled with the opportunity to deepen subject matter expertise through targeted concentration work and innovative project management concepts.
Option to engage in experiential learning through the co-op program and/or Experiential Network projects.
Program curriculum can be tailored to student's past professional experience with project management.
Concentrations allow students to focus their study on content-specific knowledge.
The program is delivered through a hybrid model of online and on-site learning.
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.
The Master of Science in Project Management is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). The GAC Accredited Program seal is a mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.
In October of 2016, the Master of Science in Project Management accreditation was re-affirmed for the maximum five-year accreditation cycle (originally accredited in 2009) by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC), the world's leading association for project management professionals. Accreditation is achieved by meeting the GAC’s rigorous standards, which 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.
Graduates of our GAC-accredited program are granted a substantial 12-month reduction credit toward the experience requirement when they complete an application for any PMI certification. This means that those applying for the PMI certification will only need 24 months of project management experience, instead of 36 months as outlined by GAC. This new benefit applies retroactively to our program’s initial accreditation date of 2009.
A graduate degree or certificate from Northeastern—a top-50 university—can accelerate your career through rigorous academic coursework and hands-on professional experience in the area of your interest. Apply now—and take your career to the next level.
Tuition rate for International (Non-UK Resident) £21,700
Statement of purpose (500–1000 words): Identify your educational goals and expectations of the program. Please be aware that Northeastern University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to your statement of purpose.
Unofficial undergraduate transcripts; official transcripts required at the time of admission
Two letters of recommendation from individuals who have either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as a faculty member, colleague, or mentor, preferably one from your current employer
English language proficiency proof. Students for whom English is not their primary language must submit one of the following:
Official associate or bachelor's degree transcript from an accredited college or university in the U.S., stating degree conferral and date
TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Duolingo, or NU Global Exam scores
Domestic or International In-Country Application Complete (start date: January 10, 2022)
December 13, 2021
International Out-of-Country Application Complete (start date: January 10, 2022)
September 5, 2021
Domestic or International In-Country Application Complete (start date: September 19, 2022)
August 22, 2022
International Out-of-Country Application Complete (start date: September 19, 2022)
June 6, 2022
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