Select Page

Master of Science in Project Management

Take Charge of Your Projects and Your Career

Whether you’re involved in a public, for-profit or non-profit enterprise, projects are a way of life. Budgeting, scope, resource young black woman working with post its on glass wallallocation, timelines — moving a project from promising concept to successful completion requires more than management expertise: it requires Project Management expertise. With Post University’s master’s in project management, you’ll gain that expertise with a degree program designed to fit your life, your educational needs and your career goals.

This two-year, 30-credit-hour online master’s degree program is designed to give you one of most in-demand skill sets in any industry.* And you’ll learn from seasoned instructors with experience in their fields of expertise — each of our instructors for this program has years of project management experience, certified PMP and Agile Scrum.

Post’s online project management degree uses problem-based learning to give you the insight and specific skills you need to define project goals, lead teams, manage risks and keep the budget in line — everything necessary to implement enterprise-level project management programs that are aligned to your company’s strategic goals. Coursework for your online master’s degree covers how to:

  • Manage complex projects at every stage of development, start to finish
  • Facilitate communication between the project team and decision makers
  • Balance resources among the competing demands of scope, time, cost and quality

In addition, this program is fully aligned to the ten core knowledge areas of the Project Management Institute which, along with Post’s Registered Educational Provider status, help you fulfill PMP certification requirements needed to take the PMP exam. Plus, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to sit for the Professional Scrum Master (PSM) exam and achieve Professional Scrum Master Certification.

What Can I Do with a Degree in Project Management from Post University?
Business professionals who know what it takes to lead a project from conception to completion, especially those with a master’s in Project Management, are in high demand. This program will give you the tools you need to succeed in high-demand positions like:

  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Scheduler
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager
  • Scrum Master
  • Construction Manager
  • IT Manager
  • Requirements Planning Manager
  • Project Analyst
  • Business Development Manager
  • Client Services Manager

 

wdt_ID Courses Credits Headers
6 MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT 30 crs h
7 BUS508 Leadership & Management II 3 crs
8 BUS530 Fundamental Principles of Project Management 3 crs
9 BUS623 Project Risk Management 3 crs
10 PMG501 Scope Project Management 3 crs
11 PMG640 Project Scheduling and Cost Planning 3 crs
12 PMG642 Project Quality Management 3 crs
13 PMG644 Project Procurement Management 3 crs
14 PMG652 Agile Project Management with Scrum Methodology 3 crs
15 PMG654 Portfolio Management 3 crs

The university reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The university will notify students of any changes officially through the university website.

For full course descriptions please refer to the University Catalog for the current Academic Year.

Program Outcomes

At the end of this program, students will have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skill necessary to:

  • Create and effectively initiate, plan, track, and complete projects.

  • Lead and manage multiple, sometimes interrelated, complex projects and effectively deal with conflicts that arise.

  • Manage project risk, quality, and performance while effectively communicating with all project stakeholders.

  • Implement an enterprise-level project portfolio management (PPM) program based upon an organization’s strategic business goals.

  • Establish a personal code of ethics and social responsibility in the practice of project management as outlined in the PMI Code of Ethics.

  • Identify and describe the roles and responsibilities needed to plan and execute the Project Quality Plan.

Take the Next Step
Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a Project Management master’s degree online program that helps you meet PMP certification requirements? Contact Post University today. Let’s talk about how our personal approach to your education can make all the difference as you pursue your online project management degree.

* Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap|2017-2017; Project Management Institute

Find Your Program

Step 1 of 2
Your information is secure
View our Privacy Policy

Are you or your spouse associated with the U.S. Military?


Yes

No

« Go Back
By clicking the button above, Post University has your consent to use automated technology to call, text and email you at the information above, including your wireless number, regarding educational services. It is not a requirement to provide this consent to receive education services.

















Are You Ready for Graduate School?

Take this quick assessment and find out if you have what it takes to go to the next level.