MS in IT Project Management (Online)

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Manage your way to a better career with a Master of Science, focused in IT Project Management, to meet industry/business requirements in this dynamic field. Learn tools and techniques you can apply to every phase of the project life cycle. This 100% online program features material included in the Body of Knowledge developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) —including requirements discovery and management, schedule development and management, portfolio management, and management of outsourced resources.

The curriculum enhances your knowledge in the areas of scope, time, cost, communications, and risk management. Improve your project management and business strategy skills needed to help your organization achieve its strategic goals. Concepts gained with this degree include quality, communication, critical thinking, and implementing, monitoring, & controlling project plans. Apply the acquired knowledge gained to successfully pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification exam.

As a 100% online MS program, you can get your degree at your own pace, from anywhere in the world, choosing times for class work and study that fit your lifestyle. Courses are offered in an eight-week format for greater flexibility, so you can complete the required 34 credit hours (30 if you’re already PMP certified) in 12 months to 5 years.

Purdue Polytechnic Institute strives to be a source of educational excellence and Return on Investment (ROI) for graduates. Ranked #4 Best Value Online Project Management Graduate Program. 

This degree has been of interest to these professionals

  • Project Manager
  • Automation Manager
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Systems Analysis & Design Engineer
  • Lead Systems Engineer
  • Senior Application Analyst
  • Sales/Marketing Project Manager
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Software Team Manager
  • Senior Storage Administrator
  • Engineer Wireless Translation
  • Project Management Senior Consultant
  • Embedded Software Engineer
  • Computer Engineer

Managing Information Technology Projects Certificate

For students who aren't quite ready for the commitment of a master's program, we offer a 4 course graduate certificate in 'Managing Information Technology Projects'. For more information on that program, please visit Managing Information Technology Projects Certificate

“I thought after 30 years in the industry I knew almost everything about program and project management but the academic team at Purdue proved me wrong. The IT Project Management program continually surprised me with different viewpoints and deeper levels of understanding.”
Eric Schade
MS in IT Project Management
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