Focus Area Courses

Project management courses

The following list includes courses that are approved for the MPS degree with a focus in project management.

In addition to your core curriculum, you will choose 12 hours of course work from the options below.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Certificate in Project Management

Nebil Buyurgan, Program Director
Glass Hall, Room 202; Phone: 417-836-5292

Program description

The Certificate in Project Management provides a 12-hour graduate-level experience with application in diverse industries and organizations. The certificate is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are established in careers and are seeking professional growth and advancement within their professions.

Admission criteria

To be considered for the program, candidates are required to submit the following documents.

  • Official transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE scores*
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional Resume

*Program applicant's must apply for a waiver if they believe they qualify for an exception. Multiple factors are considered in the review of a waiver request including undergraduate and graduate course work, GPA, program accreditation, previous work experience, current job responsibilities and professional certifications. All GMAT/GRE waivers are considered on a case-by-case basis, and an approved wavier requires does not guarantee admission to the program.

Required courses. Select 12 hours from the following

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
TCM 611 Product Design and Development 3 hrs
TCM 645 Program and Portfolio Management 3 hrs
TCM 651 Project Schedule and Cost Management 3 hrs
TCM 701 Foundations of Project Management 3 hrs
TCM 703 Project Risk and Quality Management 3 hrs
TCM 710 Project Leadership and Communications Management 3 hrs
TCM 720 Project Management Training 3 hrs
TCM 740 Agile Management of Innovation and Technology Seminar 3 hrs
TCM 750 Project Management Capstone 3 hrs
GPA requirements

Students must attain a grade point average of at least 3.00 on all graduate course work at Missouri State University.