About the Project Management Specialization
UMUC master's degree programs with project management specializations are accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Graduates of these programs receive 1,500 hours of project management experience toward earning their Project Management Professional (PMP) credential.
UMUC is an approved project management training provider by the Project Management Institute.
PMAN courses qualify for Professional Development Units (PDUs), as defined by PMI. PMAN 600 is a six-credit course and qualifies for 90 PDUs. All other PMAN courses qualify for 45 PDUs each. Students who successfully complete PMAN courses may claim their PDUs at PMI's Web site.
Organizations of all types and sizes have grown increasingly more dependent on their ability to successfully design, integrate, develop and manage projects. Your exceptional skills in this sought-after field will ensure your rapid career advancement.
The Master of Science program in technology management serves a number of careers at the entry-, mid-, or high-level position, depending on the prior level of experience of the candidate.
Graduates of the Project Management specialization, depending on their background can find positions in areas such as:
- Information Technology
- Government Contracting
- Project-based Organizations
Students who wish to improve their graduate writing skills may take COMM 600, Academic Writing for Graduate Students (3).
Core Required Courses
UCSP 615 Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC (0), to be taken within the first 6 credits of study
- TMAN 611 Principles of Technology Management (3)
- TMAN 614 Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation (3)
- TMAN 632 Organizational Performance Management (3)
- TMAN 633 Managing People in Technology-Based Organizations (3)
- TMAN 625 Economics and Financial Analysis for Technology Managers (3)
Clustered Course Options
Project Management (PMAN) Specialization Required Courses
- PMAN 634 Foundations of Project Management (3)
- PMAN 637 Project Risk Management (3)
- PMAN 638 Project Communications Management (3)
- PMAN 639 Project Quality Management (3)
- PMAN 641 Project Procurement Management (3)
- PMAN 650 Financial and Strategic Management of Projects (3)
PMAN 635 Advanced Project Methods (3)
Clustered Course Option
Note: Some course titles and numbers were revised beginning with the fall 2007 semester. If you began your program prior to fall 2007 and have chosen to follow the pre-fall 2007 curriculum, please refer to the pre-fall 2007 Study Plan to determine your degree requirements.