Master of Engineering in Project Management

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KU’s School of Engineering M.E. in Project Management degree addresses these workforce needs by providing engineering managers with the skills and knowledge to successfully bridge the fields of engineering, technology, people, and business. Coursework can be completed entirely on the KU Edwards Campus. A degree from the Edwards Campus is a degree from the University of Kansas.


Admissions Requirements

  1. An undergraduate degree in engineering or closely related science
  2. Two years work experience in engineering, information technology, or relevant field
  3. A 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. Current resume
  6. International students must meet KU’s English proficiency, Visa/I20, and financial support document requirements

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Master of Engineering Course Outline
Academic Catalog Course Listing

Required Courses (19 cr.)

  • PMGT 806: Finance for the Project Manager
  • PMGT 809: Personal Development for the Project Manager
  • PMGT 816: Project Management Fundamentals I
  • PMGT 817: Project Management Fundamentals II
  • PMGT 818: Project Management Fundamentals III
  • PMGT 819: Project Management Fundamentals IV

Required Research and Practica (2 cr.)

  • PMGT 830: Case Studies in Project Management

Elective Courses (Pick Four - 12 cr. Total)

  • PMGT 820: Management of Intra-Organizational Projects
  • PMGT 821: Management of Consulting Projects
  • PMGT 822: Management of Governmental Projects
  • PMGT 823: Risk Management for Project Managers
  • PMGT 824: Project Cost Estimation, Analysis, and Control
  • PMGT 825: Portfolio Analysis for Project Managers
  • PMGT 826: Program Management
  • PMGT 827: Project Team Management and Development
  • PMGT 828: Management of Global Projects
  • PMGT 829: Management of Distributed Project Teams

Course Descriptions


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