Project Management, Master | Part time online | Western Carolina University | United States
24 months
848 USD/credit 12720 USD/year
848 USD/credit 12720 USD/year
270 USD/credit 4050 USD/year
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Western Carolina University’s Master of Project Management program is designed primarily to assist those involved with project management initiatives and requires relevant work experience of at least two years.


What You'll Learn

The M.P.M. Project Management program at Western Carolina University is a 30 to 36-semester hour (depending on possible course waivers) program that will advance your project management leadership skills through teaching, research and service. All faculty members have doctoral degrees and PMP certification from the PMI. Some of the courses students will take include Project Selection and Initiation; Project Plan and Implementation; Project Execution and Closeout; and Advanced Project Management Practices. The program is designed for busy professionals and is completely online to help accommodate your busy schedule.

Where You'll Go

An M.P.M. gives you the opportunity to work in a variety of industries like health care, green technologies and have the chance to execute exciting campaigns for companies representing a diverse number of goods and services. According to survey conducted by the PMI the average salary of project mangers was $90,260 in 2014.

Programme Structure

Project Management curriculum include:

  • Fundamentals of Project Management 
  • Project Selection and Initiation
  • Project Planning
  • Project Plan and Implementation
  • Project Execution and Closeout
  • Advanced Project Management Practices 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH
  • 30-36



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from nationally accredited institution of higher education
  • Relevant work experience, shown via submitted resume
  • A goal statement that includes the program to which you are applying, your professional goals and aspirations, your motivation for applying to the program, and any relevant formal or informal experiences.
  • Recommendation from a current or past employer
  • Minimum of 10 points on admissions criteria

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 848 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 848 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 270 USD per credit during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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