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Master of Project Management

Prospective leaders in areas of business project planning, development and implementation could develop the leadership and administrative skills needed to pursue advanced positions in this field when they complete studies in Colorado State University-Global Campus' Master of Project Management program. Find out more about this master's degree program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Project Management

School Offering Program:

Colorado State University-Global Campus

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants are eligible for admission into a CSU-Global master's degree program if they have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Program Description:

Colorado State University-Global Campus' Master of Project Management program offers students the opportunity to study advanced managerial concepts and methods used in various phases of project development. Courses could address leadership roles and responsibilities in areas of project planning, scheduling, budgeting, monitoring, quality control and termination. Other topics that might be discussed include financial decision-making processes, organizational theory, change management, risk analysis, contract management and Project Management Office (PMO) standards and processes. The capstone course provides students with the chance to demonstrate their competency in areas of scheduling, risk management and budgeting as they develop and implement a project plan.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

Colorado State University-Global Campus master's degrees require that students successfully complete at least 36 semester hours of credits. A maximum of nine (9) semester hours of credits from a regionally accredited institution may be transferred and applied to a CSU-Global master's degree, provided that each transferred course has a grade equivalent to B- or higher and that the credits have not been applied to the student's previous degree(s).

Financial Aid:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify in the forms of student loans and grants. CSU-Global students may also be eligible for military and veteran benefits, payment plans, employer reimbursement and scholarships.

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Required Courses for a Master of Project Management:

Project Management Major - 9 Courses (Credit Hours):

  • Fundamentals of Research and Writing (3)
  • Effective Organizations - Theory and Practice (3)
  • Managerial Accounting (3)
  • Project Management (3)
  • Business Analyses (3)
  • Contracts, Procurement and Risk Management (3)
  • Project Metrics, Monitoring and Control (3)
  • Project Management Office (PMO) (3)
  • Capstone - Project Management (3)

Specialization Areas - Upper Division Courses:

Students may complete a specialization that consists of four (4) upper division courses (12 credits) as a supplement to their program major. Specializations allow students to select a series of courses in a career-relevant field based on professional and personal interests.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Once they have completed CSU-Global Campus' Master of Project Management program, graduates could pursue opportunities overseeing various types of projects in executive-level positions for nearly any type of industry. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov) states that the employment growth for top executives is expected to be 5% from 2010-2020. Fields graduates might consider are:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Administration
  • International Management
  • Human Resource Management

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