MS in Program and Project Management

About the Program

Nationwide, there is an increasing demand for skilled and experienced professionals who can develop, deploy, and manage locally and globally developed programs in a timely and efficient manner. The Master of Science in Program and Project Management is designed to address this growing need and targets technical professionals from various industries (i.e. engineering, information technology, military, government, healthcare, energy, transportation) who need to deepen their understanding of program and project management and would like to make a transition from team members to program managers. 

The graduate program draws upon the expertise of the college’s faculty members and industry practitioners to provide a comprehensive and practical knowledge in program and project management. While principles and theories are examined, the emphasis of the program is on application. Students are equipped with strategies and tools to efficiently plan and organize resources so that programs and projects are completed on schedule, on budget, and with high-quality results. This program is ideal for professionals who want to enhance their ability to coordinate complex projects, motivate and manage people, and achieve cost-effective outcomes.

As in the cases of existing MS degree programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the course offerings for the MS (PPM) program are mainly in late afternoon and evening hours to enable students to earn the degree through part-time study. The program may be completed entirely on campus, entirely online, or through a combination of on-campus and online courses.

The MS in Program and Project Management may be completed in 30 credit hours.

Program Details

Curriculum Requirements

The MS in PPM program consists of 30 graduate- level semester credit hours and includes the following course requirements:

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

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