ONLINE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PLAN OF STUDY

Total Program Credits: 36 credits

Core Courses: 30 credits

Electives: 6 credits

  • Part-time Duration: 30-48 months
  • Full-time Duration: 18-24 months

The Online Master of Science in Project Management (OMSPM) program offers an innovative curriculum that combines both the core principles of project management with general management and leadership training. Courses that are 3 credits are 14 weeks long, while courses that are 1.5 credits are 7 weeks long, offered in either the first or second half of a semester. The curriculum is divided into four stages, which students must complete in order. The courses in Phase A may be taken at any time before the Stage 4 capstone.

STAGE 1: FOUNDATION6 CREDITS
NUMBER NAME CREDITS
DNSC 6261 Introduction to Project Management 3
DNSC 6202 Statistics for Managers 3
STAGE 2: CORE PROJECT MANAGEMENT & DECISION SCIENCES  10.5 CREDITS
NUMBER NAME CREDITS
DNSC 6251 Optimization Models for Decision-Making 1.5
DNSC 6252 Risk Analysis for Decision-Making 1.5
DNSC 6254 Risk Management 1.5
DNSC 6257 Cost Estimation and Control 1.5
DNSC 6267 Planning and Scheduling 3
DNSC 6259 Project Portfolio Management 1.5
STAGE 3: ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE APPLICATION3 CREDITS
NUMBER NAME CREDITS
DNSC 6262 Directed Computational Project Management 3
PHASE A: Management Principles & Electives13.5 CREDITS
NUMBER NAME CREDITS
DNSC 6247 Organization, Management, and Leadership 3
DNSC 6250 Project Management Finance 3
DNSC 6258 Executive Decision-Making 1.5
Decision Sciences Elective 3
General Elective 3
STAGE 4: CAPSTONE3 CREDITS
NUMBER NAME CREDITS
DNSC 6269 Project Management Application 3