This is a practice-oriented program ideal for managers who want to enhance their ability to integrate complex projects, motivate people, and achieve cost-effective results.

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Degree Program Details

An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.

  • Project Management Seminar
  • Project Planning and Scheduling
  • Risk Management
  • Cost and Budget Management
  • Leading Teams
  • Negotiation, Contracting and Procurement
  • Managing Project Portfolios
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Management Integrative Capstone

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Students will

  • Effectively employ strategies for managing projects through the entire project cycle;
  • Acquire, deploy, and monitor resources to maximum benefit.
  • Determine and manage risk for strategic and ethical decision-making.
  • Manage changing project management environments including human resources, cost, timelines, and workflow.
  • Lead people and teams to excellence in projects and organizational settings.
  • Communicate effectively throughout the project management cycle.
  • Assess and evaluate project management processes to continuously improve.
  • Apply project management knowledge for quality assurance in real-world settings.
  • Attain competency in the components of project management required for certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Regionally accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE)
  • GAC Accredited by the Project Management Institute
  • Available fully online with select blended or hybrid courses
  • Affordable tuition
  • Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report for our online graduate business degrees
  • Career counseling is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options
  • Faculty who are subject matter experts that share their real-world expertise to help you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year. Our admission criteria includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA average for the last 60 credit hours, or a 3.0 GPA at the graduate level, from a regionally accredited college or university
  • 500-1,000 word statement which includes professional goals and aspirations, motivation for applying for the degree, and relevant formal or informal experiences
  • Two signed letters of professional or academic reference and/ or two completed recommendation forms
  • Current resume
  • Official transcripts for all previous college work
  • Completed application form
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Career Outlook

Job growth is expected in IT project management. Those with specialized technical knowledge, strong communication and business skills, and leadership ability will have the best prospects.