M.Sc. Project Management (online study)

Walden University

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Credits: 31 credits
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: Online
Educational variant: Part-time
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Intensity: Flexible
Part-time variant: Flexible
Structure: Fully structured
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Teacher support: Continuous support with feedback on request

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Description

Walden University’s M.S. in Project Management program prepares you to meet the complex logistical and technical requirements that many projects demand. Develop a versatile set of tools including analytical, theoretical, and practical skills, to constructively manage projects across multiple industries. Explore traditional and recent management strategies and learn how to manage risks and effectively apply what you learn to Project Management tasks within your organization.

Earning an advanced project management degree from Walden University can provide you with the business, communication, and leadership skills needed to oversee projects and diverse interdisciplinary teams as you help your organization achieve its strategic goals.

Learn to combine traditional management tools with technical project management practices. Recognize how even large projects can follow the outlines set by an organization. As you pursue your degree, you will participate in a variety of learning experiences and utilize resources designed to give you a competitive advantage in the rapidly expanding marketplace for skilled project managers.

Walden’s MS in Project Management is accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for project management professionals.

Study outcomes

  1. Apply theoretical and practical aspects of project management to formulate strategies that lead to achieve strategic goals.
  2. Evaluate management by projects as an emerging business model.
  3. Manage change and learn to optimize business performance in dynamic environments.
  4. Employ critical-thinking and analytical skills to investigate complex business problems and propose project-based solutions.
  5. Articulate the value of project risk management considering threats and opportunities posed by environmental factors.
  6. Make reasoned, ethical decisions based on professional standards for ethical conduct in project management.
  7. Assess leadership styles from the perspectives of the role of the leader and leadership effectiveness in organizations.

Career options

With Walden’s MS in Project Management degree, you will have the opportunity to gain the skills you need to perform in a large variety of industries and organizations, including:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Information technology
  • Communication systems deployment
  • Chemicals, oil, gas, and public utilities
  • Local, state, and federal government
  • International development
  • Commercial and defense aviation
  • Financial services
  • Product and service development
  • Event planning

Contents

Courses include:

  • Foundations for Graduate Study in Project Management
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Leadership for the Contemporary Organization
  • Integrated Project Process Management
  • Budgeting and Management of Operations
  • Enterprise and Project Risk Management
  • Planning and Administering Project Contracts
  • Stakeholder Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Sustainability in Project, Portfolio, and Program Management

Requirements

Admission requirements for Walden’s programs vary but generally include the following:

  • Official transcript(s)
  • A bachelor degree or higher
  • Applicable test scores
  • Completed online application
  • Employment history
  • List of transfer credits

Applicants must have successfully completed a higher education/ university-level degree or a comparable university degree. Additional academic qualifications may also be considered.

Applicants who do not have graduated yet at the time of the application deadline, but who expect to graduate before the beginning of the program, can also apply for admission subject to timely graduation.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 550
TOEFL iBT® test: 79

Technological Requirements

Computer and internet access.

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Accreditation

Walden’s M.S. in Project Management is one of a limited number of programs worldwide accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, the world’s leading association for project management professionals.

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