Project Management

Program Format
FULLY ONLINE | HYBRID (Combining Online and On-Ground Courses)|
Curriculum
Application Deadlines
Winter Term 2019
- December 21st
- February 8th
Application
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PROGRAM DURATION
On a full-time basis, the program can be completed in as few as 15 months. Students studying on a part-time basis can complete the program a longer time frame that makes sense in light of work and other extra-curricular commitments (with a maximum time to completion of seven years).

Program Description

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.

You’ll have the unique opportunity to:

  • Gain knowledge in every step from project inception to completion, including project definition, cost and risk estimation, schedule planning and monitoring, budget management, negotiation and conflict resolution, leadership, presentation and evaluation.
  • Provides you with all educational requirements for PMP Certification.
  • Pursue an area of concentration, allowing for specialized knowledge in an area of particular interest.
  • Choose the learning format that meets your needs (100% online or flexible hybrid format that combines online and in-class instruction)

In September of 2009, the Master of Science in Project Management received accreditation by the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (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.

Admissions at the College of Professional Studies operates on a rolling basis, meaning that applications are reviewed as they are received, and there are multiple intakes over the course of the academic year. See above for upcoming academic terms along with the application deadline for each.

Admissions Requirements

1. Online application
2. Statement of purpose (500-1000 words).
3. Professional resumé
4. Unofficial undergraduate transcripts.
5. Two letters of recommendation
6. English Language Proficiency Proof:Students for whom English is not their primary language must submit one of the following:

  • Official bachelor’s degree transcript from an accredited college or university in the U.S., stating degree conferral and date
  • TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson (PTE) or NU Global Exam scores

See more detail on application requirements here

Begin your online application requirement here.

Please Note: This program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities for the period from October 28, 2015 to October 27, 2020. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other educational institutions.)

Program Objectives

  • Effectively lead and manage sometimes interrelated, complex projects in a mature manner while avoiding common project management pitfalls.
  • Manage project scope, risk, quality, and performance metrics while effectively communicating with all project stakeholders.
  • Integrate project management best practices and tools through experiential learning opportunities.
  • Understand the need for ethics and social responsibility in the practice of project management as outlined in the PMI Code of Ethics.
  • Develop the critical-thinking, problem solving, and communication skills necessary to lead projects in a complex and dynamic project environment.

Curriculum

The program combines foundational courses in project management, elective offerings, and courses chosen from a list of specialized concentrations, including Information Security Management, Clinical Trial Management, and many others. Learn more about the curriculum here.

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