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M.S. in Project Management

A Master of Science in Project Management from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to lead and manage complex projects in a variety of industries and positions. And did you know… Saint Mary’s program was recognized at #12 by College Rank on its lists of top 20 project management degree programs.

Your Saint Mary's learning experience will begin with a deep, foundational understanding of business practices and philosophies, and will then dive into the process of defining, implementing, and evaluating projects. Throughout your coursework, you'll find a curriculum that emphasizes the importance of setting clear goals, managing a project's scope, effectively communicating with and motivating a team, and successfully completing a project's stated objectives on time and on budget.

Listen to the dean of Saint Mary’s University’s School of Business and Technology and the Project Management program director to learn more about our Master’s degree and certificate programs!

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Seeking a PMP Certification?

As a PMI Global Accreditation Center (GAC) accredited program, completing Saint Mary's M.S. in Project Management provides a significant benefit to our graduates including a 12-month reduction to the project management work experience required to seek Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. The Project Management Institute is the world's leading nonprofit professional membership association for the project, program, and portfolio management profession. You'll also find that you've received the preparation necessary to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam and earn your PMP certification.

When you enroll at Saint Mary's, you'll learn alongside peers in classes taught by industry professionals and through lessons that incorporate real-world examples. This educational approach provides the best foundation for immediately implementing coursework in your workplace.

Accreditation

Accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for Project Management Education Programs.

Learn more at pmi.org.

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Karen Chapple

Enrollment Counselor

Admission - SGPP

LaSalle Hall - TC Campus, LSH 120

(612) 728-5197

kchapple@smumn.edu

Faculty

William Johnson, M.S.

Program Director

Project Management

Brother Louis Hall, BLH 229

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5178

wcjohnso@smumn.edu

Bill Johnson, PMP, MSPM, is the Program Director for the Master of Science in Project Management at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Previously, he worked as a project manager in the areas of education, government, and nonprofit. Bill has focused on medium to large projects ranging in scope from six months to two years with budgets exceeding $4,000,000. Notable projects include the U.S. Rhodes Scholars selection process for the American Rhodes Trust, capital campaign fundraising efforts, and various infrastructure projects for the City of Saint Paul and Ramsey County.

Mr. Johnson received his bachelor's degree in economics, business, and political science from Macalester College in St. Paul and his Master of Science in Project Management degree from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. He was named the recipient of the 2008 Gaylord E (Gary) Christle Award, one of six international awards given by PMI College of Performance Management. In addition, he has presented at several PMI events, and teaches and lectures for businesses and the U.S. Navy.

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Catherine Bartholet, M.A.

Course-Contracted Associate Professor

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Anne Fifer, M.A.

Course-Contracted Instructor

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Lawrence Graber, M.A.

Course-Contracted Assistant Professor

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Theodore Kobold, M.S.E.

Course-Contracted Instructor

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Karen Rainford, Ed.D.

Course-Contracted Professor

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Karen Rainford Ed.D.
William Smith, MBA

Course-Contracted Instructor

MBA

Richard Theis, M.S.

Course-Contracted Instructor

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Thomas Shipman, M.S.

Course-Contracted Instructor

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Mary Dunphy, M.S.

Course-Contracted Instructor

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Daniel Kerkvliet, Ph.D.

Course-Contracted Assistant Professor

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David Honkanen, MBA

Course-Contracted Instructor

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Moyees Kamara, Ph.D.

Course-Contracted Instructor

M.S. in Project Management

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