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Launch Your Career in Project Management

100% Online | Master’s Degree or Certificate

Manage Complex Projects for Cross-Functional Teams

In today’s fast-paced business world, organizations need skilled project managers who know how to guide projects and teams to success. At GGU, we’re preparing the next generation of project managers to lead complex projects, foster cross-functional collaboration, and help businesses reach their goals.

You’ll learn from industry-experienced faculty as you discover how to use Agile methodology, become a Scrum Master, and organize small and large-scale projects. After just one course, you’ll be able to apply for PMP® certification — an in-demand credential that can give you an advantage in today’s competitive job market.

Whether you’re starting a new career path or you’re an existing project manager looking to learn cutting-edge techniques, our project management program will empower you to become the project manager every team needs.

Program Overview

100% Online

33-36 Credits

4 Specializations

Graduate in as Few as 18 Months

Prepare for PMP Certification

No GRE/GMAT Required

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Find Career Growth in Any Field

Project managers are in very high demand across all industries. The growth potential for this career path is so high that PMI® estimates 25 million new project managers will be needed by 2030.

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Boost Your Career with Certifications

Completing one GGU class fulfills PMI’s requirement to apply for two highly valued certifications: PMP (Project Management Professional) or CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management).

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Specialize Your Project Management Degree

Our Master’s in Project Management students have the opportunity to choose from four specializations, including marketing, IT security, IT management, and public administration.

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Learn On Your Schedule

Our programs are designed for working adults, so you can learn in the way that works best for your lifestyle with options to study 100% online or take a mix of online and in-person classes as a hybrid student.

Discover New Career Opportunities

A degree in project management is beneficial for every career path and within every industry. The technical and leadership skills that you gain during a Master’s in Project Management program can be immediately applied to your current job and can help you start a new career in a rapidly growing field.

The industry demand for project managers is so high that the Project Management Institute (PMI) estimates there will be 2.3 million annual job openings through 2030. With GGU’s unique degree specializations and focus on PMI certification, you’ll have endless opportunities to grow your career and make a difference at any organization.

Common job titles for Master’s in Project Management graduates include:

  • Senior Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Agile Project Manager
  • Project Management Consultant
  • Director of Program Management
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Three Paths to a Project Management Career

By the end of the first semester, I convinced my husband Craig to apply for the same degree program in project management. I told him, this is the coolest degree ever. It fits all of our life dreams and passions in people-connecting and leadership.

Why Choose GGU?

Industry-Experienced Faculty

At GGU, 80% of our faculty are scholar practitioners who currently work in the fields they teach. You’ll learn directly from experts who can share valuable insights into what today’s employers are looking for.

Small Class Sizes

With an average class size of 17 students, you’ll get a more personalized experience at GGU. Here, you’ll be able to collaborate with classmates and form lasting connections with your professors.

Flexible Lifestyle

We offer online and hybrid degree programs that are designed for busy adults. With 3 start terms per year and convenient 15-week courses, you’ll be able to manage your schedule the way you want while you balance school with work, family, and life.

World-Class Education

We’re committed to providing adult learners with the best education available. Our programs are accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and GGU is consistently ranked as a top university for working professionals.

About Golden Gate University

At GGU, our mission is to help you build a brighter foundation for your future through higher education. As one of California’s oldest private and nonprofit universities, Golden Gate University has been focused on providing practical, career-focused degrees to working adults since 1901.

Over the past 25+ years, we’ve evolved to meet the needs of nontraditional students by offering flexible online and hybrid programs in the growing fields of business, finance, law, technology, taxation, and accounting.

Our location in the heart of San Francisco’s high-tech and financial district provides you with access to some of the world’s biggest companies — even as an online or hybrid student. Whether you’re ready to finish your degree, make a career change, qualify for a new job, or simply set yourself up for future success, Golden Gate University is here to help you make your goals a reality.

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