2019-2020 Catalog

Project Management, Master of Science

The MS in Project Management provides the skills, knowledge and insights required to manage projects and programs in a variety of business applications and industries. The courses reach beyond the core project management fundamentals that are well established and practiced today and provide focus on; differentiating between project, program, and portfolio management; aligning project and program outcomes to business strategy and goals; developing project solutions to resolve business problems and achieve business opportunities; leading domestic and global teams; applying advanced project management tools based on situational context; navigating and effectively managing a variety of stakeholders and stakeholder behaviors; and increasing professional skills to succeed and advance in the project management career field.

The Master of Science in Project Management will prepare students to:

  • Analyze appropriate strategic, technical, operational, and ethical principles to solve organizational challenges and meet organizational goals and objectives.
  • Construct and demonstrate communication practices to stakeholders.
  • Anticipate, plan and lead change initiatives.
  • Apply successful team development with leadership strategies in a global setting.
  • Assess, evaluate, and learn how to navigate through organizational politics and culture.

Total Required Credits (45 Credits)

Introduction Courses (3 Credits)

PM 501Introduction to Project Management

3

Core Courses (15 Credits)

PM 504Project Planning and Control

3

PM 507Project Financial Management

3

PM 508Managing Risks: Project and Business

3

PM 511Measuring Project Performance for Success

3

PM 514Project Integration

3

Mastery Courses (27 Credits)

PM 502Project Leadership in Situational Business Context

3

PM 540Communications and Stakeholder Management for Project Success

3

PM 505Mastering Portfolios and Programs

3

PM 506Leading Domestic and Global Teams

3

PM 509Business Fundamentals for Project Managers

3

PM 512Applying Advanced Project Management Tools and Methods

3

PM 513Project Managers as Change Agents

3

PM 630Action Learning Project I

3

PM 635Action Learning Project II

3