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Level up to lead.

Drive project success and your career forward.

Saint Mary’s two programs — M.S. in Project Management and graduate certificate in project management — provide the tools, technology, and industry-leading knowledge to help you advance your career in a high-demand industry. Learn how to take charge (from industry experts!) to get the job done from start to finish.

Our programs stand out from the rest. Why? They have the gold standard of accreditation — the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (PMI-GAC). Employers see this as a well-regarded designation in the project management industry and demonstrate your commitment to gaining a high-quality education.

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Do good. Lead great


Management is often defined as trying to get it right, and leadership with doing the right things. At Saint Mary’s, we take it even farther. We empower you to become an involved, innovative, and character-driven leader. 

Whether you’re a PM at a local healthcare company or a global tech firm, you’ll know how to lead your team with integrity. Leadership will be redefined because of you.


M.S. in Project Management


Our program is designed in line with market and industry demands to give you a competitive edge. With practical, hands-on experience, you’ll have the tools to pursue the PMP®exam and other PMI certifications. 

Best of all, you’re enhancing your marketability and earning a master’s degree at the same time. And, doing both in a highly ranked program.

  • Complete this program in as little as two years
  • PMBOK®-aligned program
  • Prepare for the Project Management Professional® (PMP) exam and other PMI certifications
  • Digital badges offered
  • Nationally ranked program

Project Management Graduate Certificate


Get more in less time. In 12 months, become a project management expert in planning, design and execution, quality control, and risk management. Learn how to effectively and ethically lead your team to success. Get there with real-world knowledge from our faculty with years of industry experience.

  • Fully online
  • Complete this program in as little as one year
  • Apply credits in this program toward the M.S. in Project Management, MBA, and more
  • Digital badges offered
  • PMI-GAC accredited program
Kris Schoen

Kris Schoen M’20

Practical, flexible, doable.

“I was specifically looking for a degree in project management, not just a degree that emphasized project management, and Saint Mary’s program fit this perfectly. Every class was structured to help further my understanding in project management and allowed me the flexibility of online classes.”

Kris Schoen

Marissa Allshouse M’21

PMP adds value

“I am in the online M.A in Project Management program. The thing that drew me to the program was not only that it was online, but more specifically because it was accredited. It is one of the only project management master’s programs that you can get a PMP at the end.”

Kris Schoen

Bill Johnson, M.S., Program Director

Industy impact

“With this degree and certification, students are ready to lead large and complex projects for organizations and businesses in any industry, including healthcare, manufacturing, IT, retail, and finance, to name a few. It significantly increases the employment opportunities and earning power of graduates.”

Kris Schoen

Shauna Spencer M’21, C’21

Digital badges show skills and success

“I was a business analyst at a job I absolutely loved, but a recruiter saw on LinkedIn that I was getting these badges in AI and business intelligence. He was looking for someone pursuing a master’s degree, and I was offered a senior business intelligence analyst position.”