Why study project management at Missouri State?

  • Grounded in the Project Management Institute’s body of knowledge, our program prepares you to become an accredited project management professional.
  • Our program helps meet the growing demand for professional project managers with advanced degrees, which can lead to advancement in your career.
  • An online option provides flexibility for working professionals and allows you to complete the degree from an off-campus location.
  • Our program accepts students with a wide variety of backgrounds, enabling you to easily transition into this growing field and to quickly advance in your industry.

Alumni feedback

  • “Would not have a job without the MS in Project Management and wouldn’t give up the experience for anything.” ~ December 2009 Graduate
  • “This degree has helped, 100%. It has created promotions, increases for salary grades, more exposure to project work and project opportunities.” ~ December 2010 Graduate.
  • “The degree was a key factor in obtaining my new position ...” ~ Summer 2010 Graduate.

GAC Accredited Program Logo

*The GAC and PMI logos are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. For the full list of PMI’s legal marks, please contact the PMI Legal department.


Degree options


Gain desirable skills in a growing field

In the project management program, you'll learn to manage new projects and business developments so that they will be completed on time and within budget. The project management program equips you with the various skills — both soft and hard — to manage projects, meet specifications and achieve customer satisfaction.

 

  • Program Enrollment

  • Degrees Conferred

  • Tuition

Program Enrollment

Year Started

Students Currently

Enrolled

New Student
Enrollment
MSAccelerated
MS
Graduate
Certificate
 2010 66  34  23  3  8
 2011 72  41  32 3  6
 2012 81  30  20  4  6
 2013 72  33  22  5  6

 2014

(As of April 2014)

86  20  15  1  4

Degrees Conferred

Year of Degrees

Conferred

MS

Graduates

Accelerated MS

Graduates

Certificate

Graduates

Total

Graduates

2010
21
1
8
30
2011
16
3
11
30
2012
23
0
12
35
2013
27
6
8
41

Tuition

Tuition

Per Credit Hour Cost is $307 - Based upon online courses within the College of Business

Graduate Certificate consists of 12 credit hours

MS in Project Management is 33-36 credit hours

ProgramTuition
Graduate Certificate in Project Management $3,654
Master of Science $11,052

The tuition does not include supplemental fees, cost of books or personal expenses.

***NOTE: Tuition and fees are estimates based on assumptions about individual enrollment. Fees vary based on program of study. Cost could change. Always check with the Financial Aid office for latest cost.

Application Fee

A $35 non-refundable application fee is required of all first-time applicants applying for admission to the Graduate College. A $25 late fee is charged in addition to the application fee if you apply for admission after the stipulated late fee deadlines.

Financial Aid Option for Graduate Students

Missouri States offers a number of scholarship opportunities as well as Graduate Assistanships, Grants, Loans and work study. To learn information about financial aid opportunities contact Financial Aid

Email: financialaid@missouristate.edu

Telephone: (417) 836-5262

Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 283-4243