Masters in Project Management
|Major Code: 8357||Degree Awarded: Master of Science|
|Delivery Mode(s): Classroom, Online, Off-site||Age Restriction: No|
|Admission Status: Graduate||Location(s): Aberdeen, Hampton Roads, Huntsville, National Capital Region, Lakehurst, Orlando, Patuxent, Picatinny, Roanoke, Southern Maryland Education Center, Spaceport - COB, Virtual Site, Whiteman|
|Admission Materials: GMAT, GRE recommended|
The applicant to the Master of Science in Project Management degree program must have a bachelor's degree; however, the degree need not be in business administration. Students who are graduates from other fields, especially mathematics, science and engineering, are encouraged to apply. Students with an undergraduate business degree or courses may be able to waive up to 12 hours of the program prerequisites in the program based on an evaluation of their undergraduate academic transcripts. Prerequisite courses are required of a student whose undergraduate major is outside the business area or who has not previously completed the courses in these prerequisite areas. The exact number of needed prerequisite courses depends on courses completed during the student's undergraduate studies.
The GRE or GMAT may be required for admission evaluation purposes. General admission requirements and the process for applying are discussed in the
The goal of the Master of Science in Project Management is to prepare individuals for advanced leadership positions in the private, public and military sectors with specific skills and competencies in project management and identified concentration areas.
The degree of Master of Science in Project Management is conferred upon students who have successfully completed 33 credit hours of graduate coursework plus other course requirements as listed on the student's approved graduate program plan. Students without adequate undergraduate background will be required to complete all or part of the program prerequisites. Students may choose elective courses from those listed below.
Students with undergraduate credits for courses that they believe are equivalent to the program prerequisites should consult with their advisor concerning waiver of those prerequisites.
Prerequisite is noncredit for this program.
MGT 5132 Basic Economics(or two undergraduate economics courses)Credit Hours: 0
Note: Computer literacy is required as a prerequisite. It can be demonstrated by the applicant's undergraduate coursework, passing a proficiency examination offered by the extended studies department or by completing a suitable computer course.
MGT 5006 Introductory Managerial StatisticsCredit Hours: 0
MGT 5013 Organizational BehaviorCredit Hours: 0
MGT 5064 Cost and Economic AnalysisCredit Hours: 0
MGT 5080 Strategic Project ManagementCredit Hours: 0
MGT 5081 Project Tools and TechniquesCredit Hours: 0
MGT 5082 Cases in Applied Project ManagementCredit Hours: 0
MGT 5088 Project and Program Risk ManagementCredit Hours: 0
MGT 5090 Practicum for Project Management*Credit Hours: 0
Select three courses
Students without a concentration area may select their three electives from any area of specialization approved by their faculty advisor
*Serves as the capstone course for this program.