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Project Management, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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University rank #39 (BCR) , MA,
Offered on the Charles River Campus as well as online, Metropolitan College’s Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) degree program serves as a comprehensive introduction to the world of project management.

About

While learning the tools and techniques to monitor and track project costs and schedules, students develop the ability to manage project resources and communications, and complete a successful project. The program covers both introductory and advanced knowledge, and provides the skills to manage a complex project within a specific time frame and budget.

Students with a broad range of professional responsibilities will benefit from this detailed examination of a project’s conception, planning, budgeting, resource allocation, and implementation. The MSPM is applicable to a wide array of students: those working on complex projects for global companies; those designing IT infrastructures; those working in biotechnology companies; and those completing consulting contracts.

Students who complete the master’s degree in Project Management will be able to demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in developing a project management life cycle for projects relevant to their industrial domain.
  • Advanced knowledge of the project management process groups: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing.
  • Proficiency in project management techniques, especially project planning; project communications; cost and schedule estimation and control; contracting; and risk and quality analyses.
  • Knowledge of advanced tools for project cost estimation and control, schedule development and tracking, and templates for project management and communication.
  • In-depth knowledge of strategic planning and governance applicable to large projects and programs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Concepts
  • Ecommerce
  • International Business, Economics, and Cultures
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Decision-Making
  • The Innovation Process: Developing New Products and Services

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Full-time duration 24 months
          • Credits
            48 alternative credits
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            Blended

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:

            84

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          • Minimum required score:

            6.5

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          Academic Requirements

          • A completed Application for Graduate Admission
          • Three letters of recommendation. It is required that one be an academic reference if you graduated or engaged in post-graduate education in the past three years
          • You must supply the name and email address of your recommenders in order to submit your application. 
          • A self-evaluation
          • A current résumé
          • Transcript(s) from each college and graduate school attended. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded to your application. Official transcripts will be required upon matriculation.
            • A nonrefundable $85 application fee
            In addition to completing an Application for Graduate Admission, international applicants must submit proof of English proficiency. 

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            26408 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 26408 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
          • National Applies to you

            26408 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 26408 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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          Living costs for Boston

          • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
            Living Costs

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