Master's Concentration

Project Management

Take on large-scale projects by learning the tools, software, and best practices of project management. Projects are key to fulfilling an organization’s strategic vision, so be prepared to apply agile concepts, assess contracts, and finance projects. The program curriculum was developed to parallel the PMI® Project Management Body of Knowledge and prepares you for the PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
January 4
Format
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Admission
No GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree
Tuition
$35,040
Time
As few as 18 months
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Skills You'll Learn


Initiate, plan, monitor, and execute large-scale projects


Relate project scope to cost, time, and resource requirements


Develop procurement plans and assess project contracts

Curriculum

Master of Science in Information and Communications Technology with a concentration in Project Management requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses).

All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.

4
Core Courses
4
Concentration Courses
4
Elective Courses

Electives may be chosen from among all courses in the Information and Communications Technology program. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.

Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

Sample Schedule

Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.

Time to Completion
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Year 2 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
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Take a Course Before You Apply


We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Project Management


By 2027 employers will need 87.7 million individuals in project management roles, according to the Project Management Institute.


Demand will be high in various industries including healthcare, information services, finance, oil and gas, construction, business services, and manufacturing.


A shortage of skilled and educated project managers, according to a recent CEO Survey by PwC, makes now the time to enter the field.

Job Titles

Project Manager
Program Lead
Business Manager
IT Specialist
IT Business Analyst
Senior Consultant
Program Manager
Project Scheduler

Information Technology Project Managers Salary: National Average

$86,510
(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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Accreditation & Associations

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Higher Learning Commission

University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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Colorado Technology Association

The Colorado Technology Association represents technology leaders, professionals, companies, IT departments, government and legislative leaders, and industry advisors. CTA provides members with community, insight, connections and advocacy. Our industry development work spans public policy to education to leadership.

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Project Management Institute

As a Registered Education Provider, University College has designed its Project Management courses to parallel the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK® Guide).

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National Center of Academic Excellence

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