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Earning a Master’s in Project Management (MPM)

Project management professionals use communication, problem-solving and leadership skills to manage a project within the constraints of time, budget and predetermined performance specifications. The Master of Project Management (MPM) degree program helps students develop the ability to solve real-world management problems, and to exercise sound management judgment through practical application of project management concepts and skills.

MPzM students are taught specific concepts and skills required to successfully implement new, or enhance existing, commercial and/or technical programs. In addition, they learn to develop and apply new procedures to resolve existing problems.

The program also provides the requisite business management expertise needed in key areas such as accounting and finance, marketing and applied statistics. This combination of coursework, coupled with courses specifically focused on project management, ensures that students obtain the full complement of business skills required to successfully manage projects.

Positions

  • Senior project managers/directors plan, execute and direct projects of various sizes.
  • Project managers/directors develop project plans that adhere to stated objectives. They execute complete projects of moderate scope or detailed phases of large projects.
  • Associate project managers plan and execute tasks of a large project. They routinely provide advice and problem-solving assistance to team members.

Career Fields

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace and defense
  • Financial services
  • Government
  • Information systems
  • Manufacturing
  • New-product development
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Service/outsourcing
  • Utilities

Keller’s MPM Degree Program Objectives:

  • enabling students to develop and communicate project financial and performance objectives
  • providing students with the skills needed to accurately plan project task, budget and resource requirements
  • preparing students to effectively monitor, control and report project costs, schedules and quality/performance levels needed to meet targeted milestones and required levels of earned value
  • equipping students with effective leadership skills for promoting a positive environment that will help motivate team members and resolve conflicts

Project Management Institute
DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management, a Project Management Institute (PMI) Registered Education Provider (REP), is committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of PMI members, PMI-certified project management professionals and other project management stakeholders through appropriate learning activities and products. As a PMI REP, the School abides by PMI-established operational and educational criteria and is subject to random audits for quality assurance purposes.

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