Master of Science in Project Management, IT Management Concentration


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Program Overview

  • Ranked #1for working professionals by Washington Monthly

  • WASC/WESaccredited & recognized

  • 12 MonthsProgram Duration

  • 30 September, 2022Next Start Date

As a project manager, you need to be a master of multiple skills — technical project management skills; strategic business management skills and leadership skills. Golden Gate University’s Masters in Project Management (MSPM) program is designed to help you find the right balance between the three. With its competitive curriculum, dynamic faculty and hands-on tasks, the program provides contemporary understanding of project management principles, tools and techniques. For professionals wanting to advance their careers, the programs provide essential skills to succeed in management, such as complex leadership, analysis, and communications. Each project management course at GGU fulfills the academic requirement for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential.

EligibilityGGU's admissions committee will review the professional and academic profile of applicants. Work experience, professional achievements, and other skills will be considered. Minimum eligibility is a bachelor's degree in any specialization.
Mode of Teaching & ExamsLive online with optional Immersion
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Scholarship AvailabilityYes—70% of program fee for qualified applicants
Duration12 Months
Total Credits30

$100 Million in Scholarship Opportunities

Golden Gate University (GGU) is partnering with upGrad to help you achieve your educational goals. Our high-quality, practice-based degree programs, taught by teacher practitioners from the heart of San Francisco’s financial and high-tech district, are now affordable and accessible to students around the world. Up to 5,000 eligible students may receive a 70% scholarship toward their tuition.

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Program Benefits

    Industry aligned curriculum that delivers technical excellence and supplements professional skills

    Integrated demos and case studies to deep dive into crucial business concepts and their application in industry use cases

    Personalised industry sessions by seasoned professionals

    Industry aligned curriculum designed and taught by PMP®-certified faculty with real-world expertise in the field

    5000 students are eligible for 70% scholarship

    Evaluate business problems and recommend solutions as part of course projects and submissions and build practical expertise


  • Introduction to Project Management (3 Credits)

    Introduction to Project Management

  • Agile Management for Project Managers (3 Credits)

    Agile Management for Project Managers

  • Project Governance: Program & Portfolio Management (3 Credits)

    Project Governance: Program & Portfolio Management

  • Project Risk Management (3 Credits)

    Project Risk Management

  • Advanced Concepts: Project Planning & Control (3 Credits)

    Advanced Concepts: Project Planning & Control

  • IT Management & Digital Transformation in the Business Enterprise (3 Credits)

    IT Management & Digital Transformation in the Business Enterprise

  • Software Engineering Leadership (3 Credits)

    Software Engineering Leadership

  • Managing Data Structures (3 Credits)

    Managing Data Structures

  • Securing the Technology Infrastructure (3 Credits)

    Securing the Technology Infrastructure

  • Capstone/Simulation (3 Credits)


  1. 1HBR Simulation

  2. 1Capstone Project

  3. 10+Projects

  4. 50+Live sessions

Placement Support

  • Access to upGrad’s career center and GGU’s student account
  • High performance career coaching
  • Resume and profile building tools enabled
  • Interview preparation support provided
  • 1:1 mentorship sessions and personalized industry group sessions

Accreditations and Partners

  • wasc
  • aba
  • the state bar of california
  • association of american law schools


  • college factual
  • best graduate school
  • best online college for roi
  • sr education group
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