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Project Management Graduate Degrees

Entry Terms
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Available 100% Online: Yes

Application Deadlines:
Domestic Students:
Winter 2021: Jan 1 (A start), Feb 12 (B start) | Spring 2021: April 2 (A start), May 14 (B start) | Summer 2021: June 28 | Fall 2021: Sep 7 (A start), Oct 18 (B start)

International Students:
Winter 2021: Dec 1 | Spring 2021: Feb 8 | Summer 2021: May 10 | Fall 2021: July 19

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

Northeastern University’s Master in Project Management and graduate 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 global alumni network of 2,500+ project management professionals at industry-leading organizations, such as IBM, Biogen, National Grid, Verizon, Procter & Gamble, Genzyme Corporation, Bank of America, Akamai Technologies, Amtrak and State Street. 
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 goals:               
               o Agile Project Management
               o Analytics
               o Construction Management
               o Organizational Communication
               o Leadership
               o Leading and Managing Technical Projects
               o Project Business Analysis
  • Choose the learning format that meets your needs:
               o 100% online
               o On-ground at one of our five regional locations
               o Hybrid format that combines the two
  • Gain access to the regional PMI chapters and Northeastern University's Project Management Student Organization for increased networking opportunities with project management professionals, industry representatives, and peers
  • Engage in experience-based learning and co-op education to expand your studies outside the classrom
  • Learn from faculty experts who have worked in the construction management, nonprofit, power generation, manufacturing, technology, healthcare, retail, publishing, insurance and engineering industries, bringing real-world case study examples to the classroom to enrich your learning experience
Not ready to begin a full master’s program?
Earn a career-advancing graduate certificate whose credits can be directly applied to the Master in Project Management. All graduate certificates are available in a 100% online format. 
Certificates: Agile Project Management, Construction Management, Organizational Communication, Leading and Managing Technical Projects, Project Business Analysis, 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 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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