2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) 
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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. Apply the theoretical and practical aspects of project management to formulate strategies enabling organizations to achieve strategic goals through projects.
  2. Evaluate management by projects as an emerging business model in the context of managing complexity, managing change, and optimizing business performance in a dynamic environment.
  3. Employ critical-thinking and analytical skills to investigate complex business problems to propose project-based solutions that are derived from project management theory and practice.
  4. Articulate the value of project risk management in the broader context of enterprise risk management considering both threats and opportunities posed by environmental factors.
  5. Exhibit the ability to make reasoned, ethical decisions that are based on professional standards for ethical conduct in project management as well as in the best interest of the project, the organization, the environment, and society as a whole.
  6. Assess leadership styles from the perspectives of the role of the leader and leadership effectiveness in organizations that are managed by function, by matrix, and by projects.

Degree Requirements

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



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.

Program Data

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