Master of Science in Project Management

Computer labKU’s School of Engineering M.S. in Project Management degree addresses workforce needs by providing the management knowledge and performance competencies that can be used by graduates from multiple disciplines who are involved in managing a variety of projects. Course work 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. A Bachelor of Science or closely related science
  2. A 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
  3. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score: Quantitative - 155+; Verbal - 146+.
    The GRE may be waived, upon departmental review, if the applicant has 2 + years of qualified professional and related experience
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. Current resume
  6. International students must meet KU’s English proficiency, Visa/I-20, and financial support document requirements

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Master of Science Course Outline
Academic Catalog Course Listing

Concentration Courses (12 cr.)

  • PMGT 816: Project Management Fundamentals I
  • PMGT 817: Project Management Fundamentals II
  • PMGT 818: Project Management Fundamentals III
  • PMGT 819: Project Management Fundamentals IV

Core Courses (12 cr.)

  • PMGT 802: Innovation and Change Management Process
  • PMGT 810: Financial Management
  • COMS 730: Writing and Speaking for Decision Makers
  • COMS 930: Seminar in Speech: Applied Organizational Communication
    • COMS 930 will soon be replaced by COMS 811: Applied Organizational Communication

Capstone (3 cr.)

  • PMGT 835: Project Management Capstone Course

Elective Courses (Pick Two - 6 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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