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A B.S. in Any Discipline / M.S. in Project Management

Note: Effective Fall term, September 2017, and until further notice, the Project Management program will not be accepting applications to this program. 

 

Most business environments today are “projectized,” an approach used by organizations to gain competitive advantage in their core competencies by optimizing effectiveness and efficiency. Project management practices are employed across many diverse industries, and those that have learned these skills provide a unique advantage to their organizations.

The College of Engineering offers an accelerated degree program to undergraduate degree students in any discipline throughout Drexel University who have:

  • Completed between 90 and 120 credits in their major
  • Maintained a minimum GPA of 3.2
  • Successfully completed at least one co-op experience, or one year of professional experience

The M.S. in Project Management is offered entirely online, making it convenient and flexible for all students.

Students who complete a B.S. in any discipline and an M.S. in Project Management will be equipped with the fundamental competencies expected of project managers in virtually any field.  They will also be prepared to pursue the Project Management Professional (PMP)® or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® credentials from the Project Management Institute.  Course content, which is the same as that of the M.S. in Project Management degree, is aligned with the internationally recognized Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).  

In addition, students who successfully complete the accelerated degree program will:

  • Show prudence in project selection and initiation
  • Show competence and structure in project planning
  • Demonstrate effective project execution and control
  • Close a project by achieving the objectives of scope, time, cost, quality and other parameters
  • Consistently model high ethics and professional responsibility
CAPM®, PMBOK®, PMI®, and PMP® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.