Project Management, M.Sc.

Project Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, IL,
Develop the management and leadership skills you need to fulfill the growing demand for project managers across all industries. Project Managers plan and execute projects within a wide variety of corporations and industries, including information technology, research and development, engineering, construction, telecommunications, health care services, manufacturing, educational services, and more.

About

Our Masters in Project Management program offers five 8-week sessions per year (2 sessions in the fall semester, 2 sessions in the spring semester and 1 session in the summer). Classes meet once a week from 6-10 PM for convenience for the working adult. We offer rolling admission, so you can start at any time.

All courses and seminars are approved as Professional Development Units for the Project Management Professional certification. This qualifies students to take the PMP® Exam, a highly regarded credential awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), the world's leading association for the project management profession. 

Programme Structure

  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Cost Estimation and Control
  • Principles of Six Sigma
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Workshop: Advanced Business Ethics
  • Wksp: Project Management - Certification Review

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Complete an application for graduate admission, including a non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from each college/university attended.
  • Undergraduate GPA >= 3.0 (conditional admission available to those with GPA < 3.0 (Effective for fall 2013)
  • Submit a professional resume.
  • Provide two recommendation forms.
  • Complete an admission checklist.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    795 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 795 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    795 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 795 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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