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Project Management, MS (Online to Study Abroad)

The Master of Science in Project Management delivers focused graduate study that prepares students for careers in thegrowing discipline of project management. The curriculum includes courses specific to the project management profession,along with courses providing additional essential skills and knowledge to be a successful project leader. Students will gradu-ate with project management skills emphasizing an integrated relationship with an organization’s functional areas.

Our degrees and certificates in project management provide formal training that prepares graduates to manage local, out-sourced and global projects. Students’ improved communication skills will enable them to succeed in multiple diverse com-munities within an organization. Faculty with extensive practical experience and who have earned the PMP® designationteach all of our courses.
Students are eligible to receive 35 Professional Development Units (PDU) or contact units when each of the following courses is completed: PM 340, PM 342, PM 343, PM 344, PM 346, and PM 348. Course materials align with the current edition of the Project Management Institute A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide), ProjectManagement Institute, Inc.

PMP®, CAPM®, PMBOK® and PMI® are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MS in Project Management program will be able to demonstrate:

  • Managerial and leadership skills, e.g., leadership, team collaboration, planning, problem solving, communication, staffing and budgeting.
  • Project-management skills, including planning, scope management, stakeholder analysis, quality assessment, risk management, team building and scheduling.
  • Program and portfolio management skills, including understanding issues in project selection, vendor relationships, outsourcing, finance, purchasing and contract negotiations, as well as regulatory and compliance issues.
  • The ability to integrate and apply the above understanding and knowledge into the development of a major applied capstone or internship project.


Requirements for the Master of Science in Project Management

Students must abide by the policies stated in the MS in Project Management Student Manual.

The Master of Science in Project Management requires completion of 30-33 units as follows: 18 units of core courses, 9-12 units in the concentration area and 3 units of capstone. Students must earn a grade of “C-” or better in each course and cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or better. Those who are unable to obtain a visa to study in the U.S. will be awarded the Global Project Management Professional Certificate (Online) upon completion of the online portion of the program.

Mathematics Proficiency Requirement
BUS 240 – Data Analysis for Managers
(Waived with documentation of student’s having completed equivalent course cover-ing statistics and regression analysis with grade of “B” or better.)


The concentration courses allow students to develop expertise in specialized areas of business. The concentrations may include required and elective courses. Courses listed carry three semester units of academic credit unless otherwise noted.

Students may select from the following concentrations:

  • IT Security
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration (4-unit courses)