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MS in Project Management

Project Managers are change agents who make project goals their own. They use their skills and expertise to inspire a sense of shared purpose within the project team. They thrive on new challenges and the responsibility of driving business results. Project Management is designed to provide today’s Project Managers with the tools to balance the complexities of modern Project Management. These include identifying business value, risk, quality, safety, cost, finance and technology.  This MS degree will prepare professionals with the skills to plan, to execute and to manage projects of any type or size in any industry. The MS will also prepare students for the certificate examination as a Project Management Professional of the Project Management Institute (PMP Certificate).

MS in Project Management: 3948 total required credits

Required Core Courses (2 courses: 6 credits) – possible to waive these Core Courses
MBA 520 Financial Accounting and Reporting
MBA 550 Finance for Managers

Prerequisite Core Courses (3 courses: 9 credits) – required as prerequisite for respective electives (if selected), possible to waive these Core Courses
MBA 510 Quantitative Tools for Management
MBA 570 Management and Organizational Behavior
MBA 580 Information Systems

Required Specialization Courses (4 courses: 12 credits) – four required courses
BUS 605 Project Management
BUS 606 Advanced Project Management (prereq BUS 605)
IS 622  Risk Management Decision Technology
FIN 627  Project Finance (prereq MBA 550)

Electives (7 courses: 21 credits) – select any seven courses
ACC 608 Cost Accounting Concepts and Applications
BUS 696 Risk, Disaster and Business Continuity Management
HRM 637 Unions and Collective Bargaining
IS 610  Analysis and Design of Information Systems (prereq MBA 580)
IS 611  Virtual Teams and Virtual Organizations
IS 621  Computer-Based Statistical Decision Making (prereq MBA 510)
IS 628  Total Quality Management
IS 684  Internet Based Applications Development (prereq MBA 580)
IS 685  Introduction to Data Mining (prereq MBA 580)
MNG 615 International Business Management (prereq MBA 570)
MNG 623 Business Crisis Leadership
MNG 627 Management Considerations in Infrastructure Development, Maintenance and Improvement
MNG 635 Knowledge Management
MNG 640  Management of Innovation and Change