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MS in Project Management

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Walden University’s MS in Project Management can help equip students with the skills needed to manage projects while leading diverse teams to help their organizations achieve their strategic goals. In this program, students will explore ways to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and will control project risks as they successfully develop and implement projects for their organizations.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability necessary to produce project management outputs in accordance with established practices for conducting projects within an organization.
  2. Develop project-based solutions to business problems and opportunities to achieve the strategic performance goals of an organization.
  3. Manage individual projects from initiation to closure that meet stakeholder requirements and achieve the objectives of the project.
  4. Synthesize the threats and opportunities of environmental factors into the creation of project and enterprise-level risk management plans.
  5. Evaluate the social change impact on social, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to sustainability in project management.
  6. Appropriately apply professional practices for ethical and socially responsible conduct by project management practitioners.

Vision for MS in Project Management

To create a community of scholars and networks of project managers who will benefit the scholastic and professional communities of project management, and their clients and organizations, worldwide.

Mission for MS in Project Management

The mission of the program is to provide a diverse community of career professionals with the opportunity to develop project management best practices as well as and the business, communication, and leadership skills necessary to manage projects and teams for the purpose of helping organizations achieve strategic goals. Graduates of the program will also be provided an opportunity to transform themselves as scholar-practitioners so that they can effect positive social change in their families, communities, and around the world.

Degree Requirements

  • 30 total semester credits
  • Core courses (27 sem. cr.)
  • Capstone course (3 sem. cr.)


Note on Accreditation

Walden University’s MS in Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). PMI GAC accreditation is the gold standard for excellence in project management education, affirming that Walden’s curriculum meets rigorous quality standards established by the GAC.


At the master’s level, Walden University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) and MS in Accounting are the only programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The MS in Project Management is not accredited by the ACBSP. Please visit our Accreditation  page to see the list of Walden accreditations.

Program Data

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