Master of Science in
With a graduate degree in Project Management, ERAU graduates can do a lot in any industry. From planning and budgeting to assessing risk to overseeing and documenting all aspects of projects, ERAU students will leave the program with the skill set required to improve business operations. The M.S. in Project Management at Embry-Riddle Worldwide prepares its graduates to emerge from the program ready for a leadership role in a variety of industries and may even earn certification along the way.
The overarching goal of the Project Management graduate program at ERAU is to provide students with a dynamic educational experience that translates to the business world.
All of our professors have Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification and can provide students with academic and career counseling. They’re also a great resource to students who plan to pursue their PMP certification.
The program culminates with a capstone that’s both unique and exciting. Projects demonstrate your command of project management principles and techniques and can be used as an electronic portfolio.
And with ERAU Worldwide’s online educational opportunities and over 130 Worldwide locations, students have the flexibility to learn at a campus near them or even in their own home.
About Project Management at the Worldwide & Online Campus
In today’s complex, global business environment, an organization’s efficiency is often what sets it apart from the rest. With deadlines and bottom-lines constantly looming, business leaders and executives know there are tremendous financial risks when operating low-performing organizations. The Master of Science in Project Management at Embry-Riddle Worldwide gives students a solid foundation for project management work in sectors like technology, healthcare, global infrastructure, renewable energy and finance. Other trending industries include aerospace, defense, construction and government.
Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s Master of Science in Project Management was developed entirely by certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs)®, and the program has been accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs.
For the Graduate Capstone Project, students will build an e-Portfolio, a platform that demonstrates Project Management mastery by showcasing the skills and abilities developed throughout their educational experience. This degree doesn't just give an understanding of projects — it gives the skills needed to lead projects.
ERAU Worldwide prepare its graduates to leave the program with the skills needed to excel in this field, including:
- Documentation & Planning: Graduates will be prepared to create and recommend strategic plans and reviews; prepare action plans; oversee production, quality assurance, and customer service standards; and implement change as necessary
- Financial Expertise: Graduates will be prepared to meet agreed upon financial objectives; prepare budgets/forecast budget requirements; schedule expenditures; analyze variances; and initiate corrective action if necessary
- Staff Development: Graduates will be prepared to recruit, select, train, and coach/counsel qualified employees to meet project needs
- Personal Development: Graduates will be prepared to participate in educational opportunities and career advancement seminars; read/study professional publications; maintain personal and job-related networks; and participate in professional organizations.
Project management expertise applies to every industry, allowing you the flexibility to choose your destiny.
After earning a Master of Science in Project Management, you'll be able to generate plans, execute projects, and capture your initiatives' successes in order to increase project efficiencies.
Much of the course work is collaborative – just as it is in the workplace. The program curriculum was developed entirely by certified PMPs®, the recognized global standard for project management knowledge and experience issued by the PMI®. PMI® is the worldwide leader in the development of standards for the evolving profession of Project Management.
For your Graduate Capstone Project, you will participate in a scenario and experience the entire life-cycle of a project. You will apply your project management mastery by showcasing the skills and abilities developed throughout your educational experience. This degree doesn't just give you an understanding of projects – it gives you the skills needed to lead projects.
The Embry-Riddle Worldwide College of Business Master of Science Degree in Project Management is accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). Degree programs that achieve GAC accreditation must demonstrate and meet the GAC’s rigorous global standards of accreditation, which include an assessment of each program’s objectives and outcomes, faculty and student evaluations, onsite and online resources, annual self-evaluation, and proof of continuous improvements in the area of project management education. GAC accreditation ensures the quality of academic degree programs and their graduates in order to meet the standards of the rapidly growing field of project management.
The MSPM program relies heavily on use of current PMIS (Project Management Information Systems) software and other common-use software for word processing, presentation, and computation. While the use of some of these PMIS programs will be the subject of learning exercises within the program, the successful student will be expected to show proficient skill in word processing, spreadsheet usage, and presentation graphics.
|MGMT 672||Planning and Execution of Strategy **||3|
|MSLD 632||Decision Making for Leaders ***||3|
|PMGT 500||Foundations of Project Management||3|
|PMGT 510||Management Science for Project Managers||3|
|PMGT 520||Fundamentals of Project Scope, Schedule, Cost, and Resource Management||3|
|PMGT 530||Fundamentals of Project Quality, Communication, Stakeholder, Resource, and Procurement Management||3|
|PMGT 613||Assessing and Managing Project Risk||3|
|PMGT 614||Directing and Controlling Projects||3|
|PMGT 670||Contemporary Project Management||3|
|or PMGT 680||Advanced Project Procurement|
|PMGT 690||Project Management Capstone +||3|
|+The Project Management Capstone is the last course taken in the MSPM program.|
|** BUSW 500 Prerequisite for MGMT 672 is not required for MSPM students.|
|*** MSLD 500 Prerequisite for MSLD 632 is not required for MSPM students.|
PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
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