Gain practical experience in project management by using the tools and techniques leveraged for large-scale and smaller projects. Organizations rely on sound project management to ensure timeline, scope, and budget goals are met, so be prepared with skills needed to deliver. The curriculum aligns with the PMI® Project Management Body of Knowledge and prepares you for the PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam.
At a Glance
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Skills You'll Learn
Plan, manage, and execute projects
Use project management technology and software
Develop procurement plans and assess contracts
Master of Science in Organizational Leadership 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.
Elective courses may be chosen from among non core and concentration courses in the Organizational Leadership program, and you may also select courses in other University College graduate programs.
Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals.
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.
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.
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. Employers will need to fill 2.2 million project-orientated roles annually.
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.
Project Manager I Salary: National Average
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Hear from Our Students
"Every single class taught me something that I didn't know before. Every single class had the capacity for me to grow with other people—even online." —Mario Burton, graduate.
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
As a Registered Education Provider, University College has designed it's Project Management courses to parallel the Project Management Institute's (PMI)©> "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK© Guide).
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.