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Project Management Graduate Degrees

Entry Terms
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Available 100% Online: Yes

Application Deadlines:
Domestic Students:
Summer 2020 (June 26); Fall 2020: A start (Sept 4) | B start (Oct 16) | Winter 2021: A start (Jan 1) | B start (Feb 12) | Spring 2021: A start (April 2) | B start (May 14)

International Students:
Fall 2020 (July 13) | Winter 2021 (Nov 2) | Spring 2021 (Feb 8)

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.

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

  • Customize your master’s degree with a concentration that best aligns to your career goals. This program is STEM-designated.               
               o Agile Project Management
               o Analytics
               o Construction Management
               o Leadership
               o Leading and Managing Technical Projects
               o Organizational Communication
               o Project Business Analysis
  • 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

  • Learn all of the educational requirements for PMP Certification; curriculum is accredited by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Global Accreditation Center
  • Gain access to the regional PMI chapters and Northeastern University’s Project Management Student Organization for increased networking opportunities
  • Engage in experience-based learning and co-op education to expand your studies outside the classroom
  • Learn from expert faculty who have extensive experience in the project management field 

Not ready to begin a full master’s program?

Choose from a career-advancing project management graduate certificate whose classes can be directly applied to the Master’s in 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 50-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 3,350 corporate partners and 255,000 alumni, with a powerful presence in 179 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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