M.S. in Project Management

Master of Science in
Project Management

The Master of Science in Project Management is designed to position graduates to lead complex projects and equip them with management systems and policies.

About the Master of Science in Project Management

The Master of Science in Project Management’s (MSPM) mission is to develop project management professionals who manage programs and optimize organizations’ project management systems and policies. The most successful project manager is well versed in the technical soft skills of communication and team leadership, very equipped in the hard skills of quantitative analysis to solve project problems, and poised to communicate resource management techniques to drive decision-making.

Students will apply project management mastery by showcasing the skills and abilities developed throughout the online Project Management program. This degree doesn't just give you an understanding of projects — it gives you the skills needed to lead them.

Student Learning Outcomes

You will have the opportunity to learn the following while studying to be a project management professional:

  • Master the art of steering projects from inception to completion, employing ethically and methodologically sound practices across all lifecycle phases.
  • Leverage cutting-edge decision-making techniques in project management to expertly balance cost, schedule, scope and risks, ensuring optimal outcomes.
  • Develop and refine key behavioral and communication skills to effectively engage and align diverse project stakeholder communities.
  • Gain hands-on experience in operationalizing project management processes, preparing you to implement efficient and effective strategies in real-world scenarios.

Project Management Career Opportunities

Careers and Employers

Embry-Riddle graduates are set to enter the workforce in top companies, including Lockheed Martin, Google Inc., U.S Air Force and The Boeing Company, with a high placement rate of 100% within a year of graduation.

Graduates in the online Project Management program often secure roles in:

  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Program Planning
  • Improvement Project Management

Project Management Salary Information

Pursuing an online Project Management degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides graduate students with competitive salaries averaging $98,600 annually, one-year post-graduation, as of 2022.


About Project Management at the Worldwide & Online Campus

The online Project Management curriculum is designed to position graduates to lead large, complex projects or to assume a role as a project management professional ready to operationalize KPIs. A Master of Science in Project Management relies heavily on the current Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) software and other common-use software for word processing, presentation and computing.

The program culminates with a capstone that is both unique and exciting. The capstone course provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate their command of project management skills and techniques within a setting designed to feature events and situations common within real-world complex projects.

Project Management Information

  • Credits: 30
  • Online or In-Person: Fully online, EagleVision Virtual Classroom or at a Worldwide location close to you
  • Capstone: 3 Credits

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Science in Project Management program is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

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PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


30 Credits

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