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 PathsProject 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 Management3.0PROJ 502Project Planning & Scheduling3.0PROJ 510Project Quality Management3.0PROJ 515Project Estimation & Cost Management3.0PROJ 520Project Risk Assessment & Management3.0PROJ 530Managing Multiple Projects3.0PROJ 535International Project Management3.0PROJ 540Project Procurement Management3.0PROJ 603Project Leadership & Teamwork3.0PROJ 645Project Management Tools3.0Free Electives12.0Capstone Project PROJ 695Capstone Project in Project Management3.0Total Credits45.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionUndergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationPersonal statement (500 - 750 words) describing your interest in the program. Specifically: How the program relates to your previous educational activitiesIf changing course, why you are moving in a new direction with your educational goalsHow the program relates to your current line of workHow you plan to apply the program to your future goalsResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsAn 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 Apply today for the MS in Project Management Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.