Master's in Project Management

Curriculum

While the SCS campus remains closed, on-campus classes will continue to be held remotely. These courses usually run during their regularly scheduled time and are held in synchronous sessions conducted via Zoom. Students should work with their academic advisors to develop course schedules that meet their academic and personal needs.

To earn an MPS in Project Management, you must successfully complete 10 courses (30 credits total), including:

  • 2 core courses (6 credits total):
    • Ethics
    • Capstone
  • 5 foundation courses (15 credits total):
    • Project Management Fundamentals
    • Agile Fundamentals  
    • Project Initiation & Planning
    • Project Execution & Delivery
    • Communication & Collaboration for Managers
  • 3 elective courses (9 credits total):

Program Formats

The Project Management program is available in both an online format and an on-campus format. You can opt to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both.

  • On-Campus Format: In the on-campus format, classes are held at the same times every week at our downtown D.C. campus.
  • Online Format: The online master’s has the same curriculum as the on-campus format and offers access to all of the same University resources. In this format, you’ll be able to watch lectures and complete assignments on your own schedule.

You’ll have the flexibility to earn your degree at a pace that suits your schedule. You can take up to 12 credits per semester and complete the degree in as little as 12 months, or you can take as little as one course per semester and complete it in five years. Here are what other students typically do:

  • Full-time students typically take 9 credits (3 courses) during the fall and spring semesters, and 6 credits (2 courses) during the summer semester.
  • Part-time students typically take 3 to 6 credits (1 to 2 courses) during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

PMI Training Partner

PMI Authorized Training Partner sealThe Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The Master's in Project Management has been approved by PMI to issue contact hours and PDUs for our courses.

PMI Authorized Training PartnerThe PMI Authorized Training Partner seal is a mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Accreditation

All programs offered by Georgetown University are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.