Master's Degree in Project Management

Learn to Lead

Prepare to solve real-world management problems with a Master’s in Project Management (MPM) from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. Learn to apply core project management concepts in planning and budgeting, and how to excel in project leadership. Whether you choose to complete your Master’s in Project Management online or in a hybrid format, our program will help amplify your skillset and take your knowledge to a new level.

Get to Know Our Master’s in Project Management

Our Master’s in Project Management program builds on your previous coursework and explores concepts around organizing, implementing and controlling business activities.  With support from our experienced faculty, you’ll learn to master planning, budgeting and controlling multi-project programs that involve legal and ethical issues, conflict resolution and application of project software.

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Our Project Management Mission Statement

The mission of Keller Graduate School of Management’s Master of Project Management program is to prepare students to be project and program management practitioners by providing experiential learning in industry-relevant knowledge and skills needed to deliver real-world project and program solutions.

Master's Advantage: Put your Degree to work sooner! 3 fewer courses and 6 fewer months equals over $6800 in savings

Master's Advantage

If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree in business or technology, or a degree with a technology specialization you may be eligible to waive up to three courses (or nine credit hours). We call this our Master’s Advantage. With these course waivers1, you can take fewer courses and put your master’s degree to work for you even sooner.

What You'll Learn (Outcomes)

The Master’s in Project Management program from Keller Graduate School of Management covers the following:

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    Advanced Understanding of PM

    Model an advanced, integrated and applied understanding of project management as a discipline.
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    Develop Innovative Solutions

    Demonstrate the skills required to scope and solve complex problems and develop innovative solutions that minimize risks and optimize impacts.
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    Management of Complex Activities

    Manage complex and technical activities within both predictable and unpredictable environments by integrating knowledge and solutions from practitioner and academic viewpoints.
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    Sociocultural Factors and Ethics

    Evaluate complex sociocultural factors, ethical issues and social responsiveness to maximize the management of resources, procedures, and processes.
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    Leadership Skills

    Apply leadership skills to promote a positive environment, motivate team members and deliver a sustained competitive advantage.

Accreditation Matters

Accredited* by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education (GAC)

Accredited** by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) 

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Ready to obtain your Master’s in Project Management? With our uniquely designed 2-1 program, you can now earn an additional credential. Every course in our Project Management graduate certificate is embedded within this Project Management Master’s Degree program. Requesting this embedded option can allow you to earn a graduate certificate on the way to your master's.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Master’s in Project Management program may consider, careers such as:

  • Business Manager

  • General Manager

  • Store Manager

  • Online Services Manager

Program-Specific Courses

ACCT5002 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
MATH5342 Applied Managerial Statistics
MGMT5012 Organizational Structures and Business Processes

Core Degree Courses

ACCT503 Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis
GSCM588 Managing Quality
MGMT520 Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
PROJ586 Project Management Systems
PROJ587 Advanced Program Management
PROJ592 Project Cost and Schedule Control
PROJ595 Project Risk Management
PROJ598 Contract and Procurement Management


PROJ601 Project Management Capstone

Academic Catalog

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Program Overview

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Capstone Project

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Academic Catalog

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Course Waivers at Keller

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Program Overview

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Capstone Project

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Related Programs

Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
Pennsylvania catalog
Coursework - Master's Degree in Project Management for Pennsylvania residents
*Enrollment and Graduation Data Available for all of DeVry and Keller's GAC accredited programs.
GAC logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
** Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.
1Eligibility and application of course waivers varies based on the type of course waiver credit earned, the student’s enrolled location and/or the student’s state of residence. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.
2Students may be eligible to waive up to three courses (nine credit hours) upon review of their undergraduate degree. Course waiver availability varies by location. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog. 

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.