Getting a Master of Project Management online will give you the skills you need to successfully manage projects and teams. In this program, you’ll:

  • Learn to develop strong, effective teams
  • Master your ability to structure and oversee business projects
  • Explore the lifecycle of projects, the dynamics of team management, and the critical role of project leadership
  • Focus on effective team leadership
  • Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of the project management process
  • Master various project management tools and improve your project management skills
  • Manage the process of determining project costs, scheduling and sequencing projects, and managing quality to ensure successful project delivery
  • Study techniques for identifying, analyzing, and minimizing the risks inherent to projects


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April 6

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  • BUS 517 - Project Management

    Examine business project management methodologies used to effectively plan, direct and control project activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Review the project life-­cycle, organization and charters, work breakdown structures, responsibility matrixes, cost budgeting, scheduling and resource allocation. Explore planning and control methods such as PERT and Gantt charts, earned value management, and an overview of project management software applications.

  • BUS 518 - Project Management Leadership

    Prepare to be a champion and true leader in your role in order to ensure project success when faced with the challenges of an ever-changing, complex global environment. Develop the competencies needed to lead project teams through more effective communication, to identify motivational value systems to improve productivity and cooperation, and to recognize the role of business and personal ethics in leadership. Examine both the art and science of negotiation.

  • BUS 519 - Project Risk Management

    Apply risk management strategies to identify, analyze and mitigate the full range of project risks in order to ensure project success. Examine the six risk management processes outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide: risk management planning, risk identification, qualitative risk analysis, quantitative risk analysis, risk response planning, and risk monitoring and control.


  • BUS 508 - Contemporary Business

    Examine the functions and processes within a business enterprise and key factors affecting productivity. Review the dynamics of the business operations environments both internal and external factors affecting competition and considerations for global operations. Receive a conceptual base for assessing and enhancing strategic performance in a business organization through the integration of the core business functions, effective resource management and sound leadership.

  • BUS 520 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior

    Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determines appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examines a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture and managing change. Provides a conceptual base for managers to interpret, assess and influence human behavior in an organization.

  • CIS 500 - Information Systems for Decision Making

    Examine the strategic use and trends of organizational information systems with emphasis on the application of information technology. Study key computing concepts in the strategic context in which information technology is used with emphasis on how information technology enables improvement in quality, timeliness and competitive advantage.

  • HRM 530 - Strategic Human Resource Management

    Analyze workforce management processes in light of their strategic importance. Examine the relationships between the traditional human resource functions and the various business functions so that efficiency and effectiveness are balanced and optimized. Review these processes and relationships in both the domestic and global environments now and in the future.

  • LEG 500 - Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

    Understand how to apply ethics and evaluate the legal environment when making business decisions in the Digital Age. This course reviews approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership at a digital startup. Learners will analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leader's individual conduct on a digital business's ability to protect its business and meet its obligations to stakeholders.

  • MGT 500 - Modern Management

    Explore the foundation of management principles and their integration into modern management theory. Address the primary functions of managers, which include planning, organizing, leading and controlling. See how effective management can lead to a competitive advantage that sustains the organization.


    This course examines communication concepts and issues from various fields such as marketing, public relations, management, and organizational communication. The focus is on providing basic knowledge and a broad overview of communication practices in the workplace along with providing an understanding that communication is essential to decision making and fundamental to success in a global marketplace.

  • MGT 510 - Global Business Management

    Examine communication concepts and issues from various fields such as marketing, public relations, management, and organizational communication. Focus on basic knowledge and a broad overview of communication practices in the workplace, along with an understanding that communication is essential to decision making and fundamental to success in a global marketplace.


    To be taken as last or next to last course.

    This course is the capstone course for MSM program and it needs to be taken as the last or the second to the last course in the program. It examines the strategic management process including the development and implementation of successful organizational strategies that deliver business results. The course requires students to synthesize and integrate management, leadership, project management and marketing theory and practice from prior courses through the whole MSM program. Students are able to apply and exercise the analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills through the use of the case analysis and projects which involves core management functions, leadership challenges, and organizational performance considerations and prepares students for the real world management challenges. A grade of “B” or higher is required.

    NOTES: This course not approved in Florida and Tennessee. Students in these states must take BUS 599 Strategic Management as the capstone course instead of MGT 599.


You excel under pressure. You’re obsessively detail-oriented. You work well with others and exhibit an intuitive sense of leadership. Your peers look to you when there is a complicated job that needs to be done.

Formalize those critical organizational skills when you earn your online Master of Science in Management degree from Strayer University with a concentration in project management.

When you earn your project management degree online, you develop a more comprehensive understanding of the leadership, personnel, and risk management skills you need to continue moving forward in your career.

The lessons that you’ve learned through hard, on-the-job experiences are given deeper context and clarity as you study online on your own flexible schedule.

Strayer’s outstanding faculty and powerful support materials make earning your project management degree online an interactive extension of the career you’re already pursuing with gusto.

Where will your Strayer education take you? Your future is wide open.



Each online Master of Management concentration can provide you with skills you’ll be able to apply immediately. You may want to explore these other Master of Management concentrations.

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