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MS in Management - Project Management

Individuals enrolling in the Project Management specialization of Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Management and Leadership program will have the opportunity to study key administrative techniques important in business organizations, including strategies for advancing corporate initiatives on time and within budget. Read more about Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Management and Leadership program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Project Management

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites

Students applying to Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Project Management must demonstrate experience in the field of business at the undergraduate level. Applicants must have either a bachelor's degree in business from an accredited institution, or a minimum of 30 semester credit hours (or 45 quarter credit hours) in undergraduate coursework that is in alignment with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program.

Applicants to Purdue University Global should have a high school diploma or the equivalent. Some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

While enrolled in the Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Project Management program at Purdue University Global, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and study subjects that are intended to prepare them for leadership roles in a variety of project management settings. Six areas of concentration are available within the broader Master of Science in Management and Leadership program, including Project Management. As part of this concentration, students have the opportunity to study subjects like project initiation, project execution, and project closing. All students will be required to complete an applied research project for successful completion of this program.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

56 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for Purdue University Global Master of Science in Management and Leadership - Project Management

The Master of Science in Management and Leadership is composed of core requirements shared by all students in the broader master's degree program, as well as a concentration specific to the project management concentration. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Purdue University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Requirements (40 credits)

  • Business Communications
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Management Theories and Practices I
  • Management Theories and Practices II
  • Leadership Theory and Practice I
  • Leadership Theory and Practice II
  • Organizational Excellence and Change
  • Action Research and Consulting Skills
  • Strategic Financial Analysis
  • Applied Research Project

Concentration Requirements (16 credits)

  • Strategic Project Selection and Initiation
  • Project Planning and the Project Plan
  • Project Execution With Monitoring and Control
  • Project Closing, Ethics, and Professional Responsibilities

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Upon completion of the Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Project Management program at Purdue University Global, graduates may consider pursuing a doctoral degree in order to further their education. Doctoral degrees can qualify professionals in the field of business to advance in leadership positions, and can also prepare them to conduct research and teach at the postsecondary level. Possible degree titles could include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Project Management
  • Doctor of Philosophy Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration in Project Management

Career Paths:

Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Management and Leadership with a concentration in Project Management is intended to prepare those who complete it to attain positions in a variety of project management roles, such as construction, engineering, software, or architecture projects. Job titles could include, but are not limited to:

  • Project manager
  • Management analyst
  • Project officer

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