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Western Carolina University, Master of Project Management

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Western Carolina's online Master of Project Management (MPM) Program offers top quality graduate-level training for mid-career project managers as well as other professionals who aspire to management or project management careers.

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Project Management Masters Programs

Features

• 2-year program
• 30-36 semester credit hours
•  Six 6-semester-hour courses
• Delivery: fully online
• Program begins in August or January

Degree Name

Master of Project Management

Duration

2 years, online

Cost

About $15,000 to $30,000

What is best?

• 2-year program
• 30-36 semester credit hours
•  Six 6-semester-hour courses
• Delivery: fully online

What are the benefits?

• Highly academically qualified and professionally experienced international faculty ;
• A broad project management perspective (not industry-specific);
• A global focus, with faculty from India, China, and the USA;
• Develops soft skills for project management professionals;
• Opportunity to learn about and work in virtual project teams.

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Western Carolina's online Master of Project Management (MPM) is a fully accredited program offering top quality graduate-level training with courses that will advance your project management leadership skills, tools and techniques, so you can manage and lead projects in almost any industry in the business world.

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Western Carolina's online Master of Project Management (MPM) Program offers top quality graduate-level training for mid-career project managers as well as other professionals who aspire to management or project management careers. The program is designed for busy professionals and is completely online to help accommodate your busy schedule. The Master of Project Management program was the first Master’s degree of its kind in the United States to be accredited by the Project Management Institute. In this regard, courses in the program provide you with contact hours that count toward the requirements to sit for the PMI Credential as well PDUs to maintain a PMI credential. Furthermore, each faculty member has a doctoral degree as well as the PMP certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). The two-year program is designed for project management professionals with a minimum of two years’ work experience.

The Master of Project Management degree program requires 30 to 36 semester hours (depending on possible course waivers), consisting of six 6-semester-hour courses, all of which are online and Web-based. Students can begin the program in August or January. The M.P.M. program comprises courses that will advance your project management leadership skills through teaching, research and service. Some of the courses in this program include Project Selection and Initiation; Project Plan and Implementation; Project Execution and Closeout; and Advanced Project Management Practices. These courses are designed to help students learn how to organize, run, evaluate, and successfully close out projects. Students will develop and obtain skills that are applicable to almost any industry in the business world.

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