Master of Science in Project Management


$751 Per Credit

By studying at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s fully online, PMI® accredited Master of Science in Project Management program, you’ll be shaping yourself to meet the project management needs of any organization. As a PMI Global Accreditation Center (GAC) accredited program, completing your online M.S. in Project Management degree through UW-Platteville will give you a huge advantage to reaching your career goals. A completed degree counts as one-third of the project management work experience required for the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Program Description

Taught by expert professionals with real-world experience, the M.S. in Project Management program enables you to achieve success at the industry’s highest levels by preparing you to lead complex projects, cultivate relationships, and manage the “triple constraint” of time, budget, and project scope. The program focuses on the core concepts needed to advance your career, offering three distinct emphasis areas tailored to meet your specific goals. Although is not required, your career aspirations may benefit from one of the optional emphases:

  • Human Capital Administration: Build skills and knowledge on the people side of project management. Courses will cover gender and race issues, developing the organization, recruitment, union and management, and strategic level human resource activity.
    Integrated Supply Chain Management: Focus on coordination and interchange among the disciplines of business, industrial studies, and engineering as they relate to supply chain in domestic and international environments.
  • Managing Engineering Projects: Learn to apply a range of engineering management tools related to forecasting, planning, scheduling, and decision making. Explore quality philosophy tools and apply Six Sigma to design and improve products and services, along with creating value for the customer in the manufacturing environment.

Career Opportunities

Earning a master’s degree or certificate in project management will prepare you for a range of exciting potential careers, including but not limited to:

  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Design Engineer
  • Financial Management Supervisor
  • IT Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Regional Sales Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Research and Development Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Quality Engineer
  • Labor Relations Manager

Project managers are in demand at organizations of all sizes and industries, making this degree versatile and valuable. Earning a master’s degree in project management can help you grow in your existing career or explore new opportunities.


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