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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.

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.

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Catherine Bartholet, M.A.

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M.S. in Project Management

Anne Fifer, M.A.

Course-Contracted Instructor

M.S. in Project Management

Lawrence Graber, M.A.

Course-Contracted Assistant Professor

M.S. in Project Management

Theodore Kobold, M.S.E.

Course-Contracted Instructor

M.S. in Project Management

Karen Rainford, Ed.D.

Course-Contracted Professor

M.S. in Project Management

Karen Rainford Ed.D.
William Smith, MBA

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Richard Theis, M.S.

Course-Contracted Instructor

M.S. in Project Management

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