Degree Program

PMSU Master’s degree programs offer postgraduate degrees in project management and program management.
Requirement. Students who have acquired a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from any recognized university or college and passed the Business Management Aptitude Exams (GMAT or Graduate Record Examination (GRE). GMAT or GRE is a multiple-choice, computer-based, standardized exam that is often required for admission to graduate programs and graduate business programs (MBA) globally. 

Master Degree Program Terminal Course Objectives, Themes, and Modules

First Year Module 1: Insights into project and program fundamental principles, concepts, and contexts

Theme: Insights into project and program fundamental principles, concepts, and  contexts. Description: Students will explore the core concepts, emerging theories, and science of project and program management.

First Year Module 2 : People and Behavior in Projects

This module equips students with soft skills and the principles underlying behavior at the individual, team, and organizational levels.

First Year Module 3: Project and Program Planning and Control

The module gives students the tools to track and control the performance of project and programs.

First Year Module 4: Project Leadership and Governance

4 raises awareness of the importance of effective leadership, having clear
roles, responsibilities, and proper governance structures in place.

First Year Module 5: Program Value, Risk and Decision Making

Introduces the foundation concepts, and
process framework used to develop business models and value solutions through
projects and programs.

First Year Module 6: In-Company Projects
Second Year Module 7: Strategic Management and Programs

The module provides a critical overview of corporate strategy and strategy implementation with a focus on program management competence.

Second Year Module 8: Knowledge and Information Management

This module provides an understanding
of the role of education, information, and technology in organizations, with a
focus on projects and programs.

Second Year Module 9: Commercial Management of Project

This module introduces the features of commercial and contract management and positions it within the context of managing projects

Second Year Module 10: International Project Management

This module addresses the challenges of
global projects, including leading, communicating, and collaborating with
virtual teams with diverse cultural backgrounds.

Second Year Module 11: Research in Projects and Organizations

The module explains various research methods and how they apply to investigate industry-related problems and phenomena, with emphasis on the management of projects and programs.

Second Year Module 12: Research Paper

Module twelve provides an opportunity to explore an aspect of project or program management in depth by engaging in esearch study project and conducting an empirical study into issues and phenomena that arise on projects.

MBA/PMP/ MPgM Degree Program Requirements

To receive a master’s degree at PMSU, students are required to successfully complete 48 semester credit, six core or concentration courses, 15 program-specific courses, two elective courses, and obtain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 in the courses indicated above. Total program length varies based on the number of courses taken per eight-week session. Transfer credit and a waiver or an exemption will be handled individually.
The concentration coursework is designed to further focus your MBA/PMP/MPgMP curriculum to better prepare students for success in a specific field or industry. To add a concentration to specific degree program, students may choose courses totaling 12 credit hours from the following list:

Number of courses

10

30 credit hrs.

Core Courses

04

12 credit hrs.

Elective Courses

02

06 credit hrs.

Total

16

48 credit hrs.

Core MPM Courses

Core MPM Courses

FI504

Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis

GM520

Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business

GM533

PM587

Applied Managerial Statistics

Advanced Program Management

GM591

Leadership and Organizational Behavior

HR587

PM584

Managing Organizational Change

Managing Software Development Projects

FI504

Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis

MPM Program Specific Courses

GM588

Managing Quality

PM586

Project Management Systems

PM587

PMT100

PMT200

Advanced Program Management

Project Management Theory

Project Management Theory

PM592

Project Cost and Schedule Control

PM595

Project Risk Management

PM598

Contract and Procurement Management

PM600

Project Management Capstone

Two Electives

MM522

Marketing Management

SUST520

Organizational Sustainability

PM587

Advanced Program Management

PM591

Sustainability Project Management

PM605

Project Management Systems

PM605

Advanced Project Management Practices

and Professional Exam Preparation

MBA Programs

The MBA program requires successful completion of 48 semester-credit hours, five program core courses, five program-specific courses, and 18 elective credit hours

Five Core Courses

FI504

Accounting and Finance: Managerial Use and Analysis

GM533

PMT100

PMT200

Applied Managerial Statistics

Project Management Theory

Project Management Theory

GM591

Leadership and Organizational Behavior

IS535

Managerial Applications of Information Technology

MM522

Marketing Management

Five Program-Specific Courses
AC505 Managerial Accounting
FI515 Managerial Finance
GM520 Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
GM545 Business Economics
GM600 Business Planning Seminar
18 Elective Courses
FI504 Managerial Decision-Making
GM530 Applied Managerial Statistics
GM533 Business Economics
GM545 Managerial Communication
GM550 Managing Quality
GM588 Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Certification Program

 The cost of a project, program, and information technology certification examination is a little expensive for many but is a worthy investment and not an expense. The cost of each certificate course varies according to the region where you will take the examination. The cost of the PMP exam for Project Management Institute (PMI) member and nonmember is $405 and $555 members, respectively. Before registering for any certification course, please ask the Certification Program Coordinator about the costs relating to registering and taking the exam. Who can enroll: high school graduate or above will be eligible to apply for any certification except when work experience is required for enrollment.

Certification Programs

Popular Certificates

CAPM

Certified Associate in Project Management

CPMP

Certified Project Management Practitioner

PRINCE2 Practitioner

PRINCE2 Foundation

MCP

Microsoft Certified Professional

PMP Certificate

Project Management Professional certificate

PgMP

Program Management Professional

CompTIA Project+ Certification

CompTIA Project+ Certification

MOS

Microsoft Office Specialist

PMI-RMP

PMI Risk Management Professional certicate

PMI-SP

PMI Scheduling Professional

A+

PC Technician Certification Exam

Managing Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint 2016-Exam 70-339

PMI-ACP

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner 

CSM

Certified Scrum Master

Network+

Network Certification Exam

Microsoft Project 1 & II

Microsoft Project 1
Microsoft Project Server
Microsoft Project II

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