Master of Science in Management Project Management
Put your career plan into action
You excel under pressure. You’re obsessively detail-oriented. You're a natural-born leader who works well with others. Develop critical organizational skills when you earn a Master of Science in Management, with a concentration in Project Management, from Strayer University.
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Get the most out of every project
Develop the tools to structure and oversee business projects as you develop important leadership skills. Master project management skills like determining project costs, scheduling and sequencing projects and managing quality to ensure successful project delivery.
Build your skills
- Strategically manage projects by utilizing effective project management principles, leadership competencies, and risk management strategies.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
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degree conferral (one-time only)
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Build your expertise in project management
By studying project management, you can gain important organizational, leadership and risk-management skills. And you can immediately apply these skills in your current job or use them as you pursue your future goals. View all courses.
Examines project management principles used to effectively plan, direct, and control project activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Reviews the project life-cycle, organization and charters, work breakdown structures, responsibility matrixes, cost budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation. Presents planning and control methods such as PERT and Gantt charts, earned value management, and an overview of project management software applications.
Prepares project managers to be champions and true leaders in their roles in order to ensure project success when faced with the challenges of an ever-changing, complex global environment. Develops the competencies 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. Examines both the art and science of negotiation.
Presents the application of risk management strategies to identify, analyze, and mitigate the full range of project risks in order to ensure project success. Examines 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.
Analyzes the interaction of individual, group, and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in organizations and determine 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.
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 management theories and practices in the context of global and international organizations. Emphasis is placed on essential management areas including strategic planning, management styles, negotiations and human resources management in a global organization.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
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Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome international students from around the globe.