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  • MS in Project Management

    Overview

    Drexel's accredited online master's degree in project management is designed for mid-career professionals seeking to advance in a variety of fields. The program trains you to effectively manage projects, programs and portfolios in today’s competitive production environments, and incorporates business acumen with valued communication skills and leadership ability. Upon graduation, you'll not only be capable of managing single projects, but efficiently coordinating integrated projects to achieve a set of business goals.

    The program's curriculum is aligned with the internationally-recognized Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and designed to support the completion of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification.*

    Career Paths

    Project management competency can be applied in virtually any field, including: defense contracting, engineering, financial services, government contracting, IT/software development, and media arts and design.  With Drexel's MS in Project Management degree, the possibilities are endless.


    *PMBOK, PMP, Project Management Professional, PMI and CAPM are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.

    Curriculum

    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Core Courses 
    PROJ 501Introduction to Project Management3.0
    PROJ 502Project Planning & Scheduling3.0
    PROJ 510Project Quality Management3.0
    PROJ 515Project Estimation & Cost Management3.0
    PROJ 520Project Risk Assessment & Management3.0
    PROJ 530Managing Multiple Projects3.0
    PROJ 535International Project Management3.0
    PROJ 540Project Procurement Management3.0
    PROJ 603Project Leadership & Teamwork3.0
    PROJ 645Project Management Tools3.0
    Free Electives12.0
    Capstone Project 
    PROJ 695Capstone Project in Project Management3.0
    Total Credits45.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
    • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Two professional letters of recommendation
    • Personal statement (500 - 750 words) describing your interest in the program. Specifically:
      • How the program relates to your previous educational activities
      • If changing course, why you are moving in a new direction with your educational goals
      • How the program relates to your current line of work
      • How you plan to apply the program to your future goals
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    An interview may be requested.

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1228 per credit.


    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2016-2017 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2016     

    September 19, 2016

    December 3, 2016

    December 5, 2016

    December 10, 2016

    Winter 2017 

    January 9, 2017

    March 18, 2017

    March 20, 2017

    March 25, 2017

    Spring 2017 

    April 3, 2017

    June 10, 2017

    June 12, 2017

    June 16, 2017

    Summer 2017 

    June 26, 2017

    September 2, 2017

    September 5, 2017

    September 9, 2017


    2017-2018 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2017     

    September 25, 2017

    December 9, 2017

    December 11, 2017

    December 16, 2017

    Winter 2018 

    January 8, 2018

    March 17, 2018

    March 19, 2018

    March 24, 2018

    Spring 2018 

    April 2, 2018

    June 9, 2018

    June 11, 2018

    June 15, 2018

    Summer 2018 

    June 25, 2018

    September 1, 2018

    September 4, 2018

    September 8, 2018

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