MS in IT Project Management Online

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Manage your way to a better career

Learn tools and techniques you can apply to every phase of the project life cycle. The Purdue Polytechnic Professional Programs' Master of Science with a concentration in IT Project Management 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.

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 11 month to 5 years. Your Purdue professors will be available online or by phone to assist.

Program highlights

  • Ranked #4 Best Value Online Project Management Graduate Program (only program among the Top 25 specializing in the IT industry)
  • Enhance your knowledge in the areas of scope, time, cost, communications & risk management
  • Gain essential management skills related to quality, integration, human resources & procurement
  • Learn tools & techniques for successful IT leadership
  • Gather the information you need to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification exam

Sample course topics

  • Requirements management processes
  • Project estimating, scheduling & control
  • Organizational & project change management
  • Program & portfolio management
  • IT economics & procurement management
  • IT policy, law & ethics

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