Project Management Curriculum

The 30-unit part-time master of project management degree is designed for working professionals in business, technology or other related fields. The newly revamped curriculum now includes (optional) emphasis areas in data analytics, technology, organizational development & management, and operational excellence.


The 15-unit graduate certificate in project management
is also offered and can be transferred into the degree program at any time.

*These courses are required to earn a Graduate Certificate in Project Management.

Required Courses (7 courses)

  • Project Planning Methodologies (T54-523)*
  • Hands-On with Traditional Project Management (T54-524)*
  • Project Management the Agile Way (T54-525)*
  • The Art & Science of Risk Management (T54-526)*
  • Strategies of Projects, Programs & Portfolios (T54-527)*
  • Human Performance in the Organization (T54-583)
  • Communication Excellence for Influential Leadership (T54-584)

Applied Data Analytics

  • Fundamentals of Information Technology (T81-506)
  • Foundations of Analytics (T81-574)
  • Enterprise Data Management (T81-575)
  • Analytics Applications (T81-576)
  • Applied Data Science for Practitioners (T81-577)

Technology, Computer Science & Security

  • Understanding Emerging & Disruptive Technologies (T55-510)
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity (T83-559)
  • The Hacker Mindset: Cyber Attack Fundamentals (T83-567)
  • Programming Concepts & Practice (E81-501N)
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science (E81-502N)
  • Cybersecurity Technical Fundamentals (T83-560)

Organizational Development & Management Emphasis

  • Developing Leadership for Professionals (T54-582)
  • Group Dynamics in Project Team Performance (T54-585)
  • Engineering Management & Financial Intelligence (T55-504)
  • Technology Strategy & Marketing (T55-506)
  • CEL Entrepreneur Consulting Team (B63-550X)
  • Cross –Cultural Negotiation (T54-586)

Operational Excellence Emphasis

  • Facilitation Skills/Change Management (T71-502)
  • Lean Healthcare Concepts, Tools & Lean Management (T71-503)
  • Six Sigma Concepts & Tools (T71-504)
  • Legal Aspects of Construction (T64-572)
  • Fundamentals of Construction Management (T64-573)
  • Construction Cost Estimating (T64-523A)

Although certificate programs do not qualify for federal loan programs, loans are still available for the master's degrees. For more information, contact Johanna Sengheiser (jsengheiser@wustl.edu).