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Online IT Master's Degree

Project Management

IT: Project Management
Master's Concentration
  • 36 credits
  • Transfer up to 12 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $534 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $336 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Learn to lead large projects by earning an IT degree with a concentration in project management.

Gain advanced IT management skills while building expertise for your project management certification with an online master’s degree in information technology with a project management concentration from UMGC. The concentration courses include project risk management, project procurement management, and advanced project methods, while the core IT courses give you the tools you need to take on leadership roles.

Mission Statement: The mission of the project management concentration is to complement general business management and information technology (IT) skills with a robust combination of foundational and advanced project management expertise that equips business and IT managers (from the MSM and MSIT degree programs) to effectively manage and lead a wide spectrum of projects—ranging from simple to exceptionally large and complex. The overarching goal is to emphasize and develop a blend of hard and soft skills that prepares students for management and leadership roles in any industry or work environment.

Total Credits Required: 36

Initial Requirement

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 610)
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 625)
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 626)
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 630)
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 640)

Concentration Courses

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 634)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 635)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 637)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 638)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 639)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 641)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 650)

  • (3 Credits, ITEC 610) must be taken in the first term of coursework.
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 634) is prerequisite to all other PMAN courses and must be taken as the first concentration course.
  • (3 Credits, ITEC 640) (or an approved course in finance) and (3 Credits, MGMT 650) (or an approved course in statistics) must be taken before (3 Credits, PMAN 635).
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 635) must be taken before (3 Credits, PMAN 637), (3 Credits, PMAN 639), and (3 Credits, PMAN 650).

General Master's Degree Requirements

  • You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher at all times.
  • All degree requirements must be fulfilled within five consecutive years.
  • Any transfer credits must have been earned within the above five-year time frame to be applied toward a graduate degree.
  • Please review the overall master’s degree requirements for additional considerations.
Sequence Course
1 (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
2 (3 Credits, ITEC 610)
3 (3 Credits, PMAN 634)
4 (3 Credits, ITEC 640)
5 (3 Credits, ITEC 625)
6 (3 Credits, ITEC 626)
7 (3 Credits, PMAN 635)
8 (3 Credits, ITEC 630)
9 (3 Credits, PMAN 637)
10 (3 Credits, PMAN 638)
11 (3 Credits, PMAN 639)
12 (3 Credits, PMAN 641)
13 (3 Credits, PMAN 650)

Accelerated Pathway: Management Information Systems

If you completed your undergraduate degree at UMGC with coursework in management information systems, an accelerated pathway between UMGC's graduate and undergraduate degree programs in this field may allow you to reduce your total coursework for this program by up to 6 credits.


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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2024–2025 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Master’s Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each master's degree webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all master’s degrees.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in project coordination, management, and potentially program management.

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Information Technology Master's Degree and Management Master's Degree with Project Management Concentration

UMGC's master's degree programs with project management concentrations are accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Completing any project management course in this program earns you the project management education hours required to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Credential Examination or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam. If you are already certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute and your certification is current and valid, you may receive credit for (3 Credits, PMAN 634). PMP and CAPM are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.



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