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Project Management Graduate Degrees and Certificates

Entry Terms
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Available 100% Online: Yes

Application Deadlines:
Domestic Students:
Spring: March 30, 2018

International Students:
Spring: March 30, 2018

Credits Required for Graduation
Master's Degree: 45 Quarter Hours Certificates: 18 Quarter Hours

Northeastern University’s Project Management Degrees and Certificates are designed to help professionals lead and deliver projects on time, on budget, and according to specifications. Study courses alongside faculty with expertise in a wide variety of fields, and connect with our extensive network of 2,000+ project management professionals at industry-leading organizations

Choose the Master's Degree That is Right for You

Master of Science in Project Management

Master of Science in Program and Project Portfolio Management

How Do I Know Which Program is Right for Me?

Each degree offers unique opportunities and skills that will help advance your career.

Master of Science in Project Management

  • Gain knowledge in every step from project inception to completion, including project definition, cost and risk estimation, schedule planning and monitoring, budget management, negotiation and conflict resolution, leadership, presentation and evaluation

  • Provides you with all educational requirements for PMP Certification

  • Customize your master’s degree with a concentration that best aligns to your goals:               

               o Agile Project Management
               o Clinical Trial Design
               o Construction Management
               o Geospacial Services
               o Information Security Management
               o Leadership
               o Leading and Managing Technical Projects
               o Organizational Communication
               o Program and Portfolio Management

  • Choose the learning format that meets your needs:

               o 100% online
               o On-ground at our Boston, Seattle, Charlotte, Silicon Valley, or Toronto campuses
               o Hybrid format that combines the two

Master of Science in Program and Project Portfolio Management

  • Available for professionals with 3+ years of project management related work experience, and geared as a delivery vehicle for strategic initiative management

  • Learn the skills necessary to advance from project manager to program manager to portfolio manager, and synthesize and transfer best practices through processes, financial analysis, leadership skills, and communication strategies

  • Customize your master’s degree with a concentration that best aligns to your goals: 

               o Agile Project Management
               o Leadership
               o Organizational Communication

  • Available 100% online to meet your schedule

Not ready to begin a full master’s program?

Earn a career-advancing graduate certificate whose classes can be directly applied to the Master’s in Project Management or Master’s in Program and Project Portfolio Management.

Certificates: Agile Project Management, Construction Management, Geographic Information Systems, Information Security Management, Organizational Communication, Leading and Managing Technical Projects, Program and Portfolio Management, and Project Management. 

Master's in Project Management: Faculty Insight
About Northeastern

A graduate program at Northeastern University enables you to create the educational experience that best meets your career and life goals. Recognized as a top 40-research university, we offer a dynamic learning environment, fueled, informed, and inspired by professionally-oriented, hands-on study.

Experiential learning. Industry-aligned coursework. Flexible study options. Plus, a global network of faculty practitioners, corporate partners, distinguished alumni, and fellow students. Together, these form the cornerstone of an education that’s innovative, yet relevant; practical, yet transformative.

  • Experiential learning—the integration of project management courses with professional experience—is at the heart of the Master's in Project Management, online, on campus, or hybrid.
  • Join an ever-expanding global network of more than 3,000 corporate partners and 230,000 alumni, with a powerful presence in more than 90 countries.
  • Discover a graduate education designed to satisfy the needs of both the student and the industry.
  • Experience an innovative online project management education driven by cognitive science, informed by employers, and powered by experiential learning.
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