Master of Art Degrees in Project Management

Compare 4 MA Programs in Project Management

Project Management

A master's degree provides a more intense study into a particular field. It is the next level of education after a bachelor's degree and also exists as a steppingstone towards a doctorate. A Master of Arts degree typically focuses on fields in the liberal arts, humanities, and social sciences.

What is an MA in Project Management? A master's degree in project management teaches students the key skills and knowledge necessary to oversee all components of a project to ensure that the project fulfills all time, scope and budget goals for the company. Courses focus on the different skills needed to properly organize and manage many projects from idea phase to completion. Examples of courses include commercial and procurement law, business strategies, managing resources, cost control, planning, human relations, team leadership, and organization theory.

Almost every industry benefits from a highly skilled project manager, making it a highly desirable career. A graduate degree in project management provides students an edge over the competition. It also provides many important life skills, such as organization, problem solving, and communication.

The cost of an advanced degree differs depending upon the institution, geographical location, and course length. To budget for your degree, you should contact your chosen school or schools directly to determine their tuition fees, as well as any potential scholarships or graduate assistantships.

With an MA in Project Management, most graduates go on to become project managers for businesses and corporations in a variety of industries, including construction, engineering, or research and development. Graduates can also become analysts, coordinators, schedulers, computer and information systems managers, sales managers, business planning analysts, administrative services managers, or industrial production managers. With an advanced degree, graduates can also become managers of a project management department.

Because project managers are in such high demand in a variety of industries, many universities and educational intuitions around the world offer this master's degree. To find the right one for your situation, simply search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

Read More

Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA M & E)

The Open University Of Tanzania
Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months February 2018 Tanzania Dar Es Salaam

The Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA, M&E) is an academic program which seeks to develop sound and in-depth understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of monitoring and evaluation. This programme adopts standard methods, techniques and best practices that are increasingly employed by international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) and the World Bank in conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programmes in developing countries. Such methods, techniques, and practices not only expose but also equip students with sufficient knowledge, skills, and attitude that are analytically and logically informed by results based outcomes and impacts in development programs. [+]

The Master of Arts in Monitoring and Evaluation (MA, M&E) is an academic program which seeks to develop sound and in-depth understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of monitoring and evaluation. This program adopts standard methods, techniques and best practices that are increasingly employed by international organizations such as the United Nations Development Programs (UNDP) and the World Bank in conducting monitoring and evaluation of development programs in developing countries. Such methods, techniques, and practices not only expose but also equip students with sufficient knowledge, skills and attitude that are analytically and logically informed by results based outcomes and impacts in development programs.... [-]


Project Management Ma In Dual Studies

IUBH Duales Studium
Campus Part time 5 semesters October 2018 Germany Düsseldorf Munich + 1 more

You always keep the big picture in mind and strive for a career as a manager and coordinator of projects in companies? Do you already have a bachelor's degree in economics? The dual Masterstudiengang Projektmanagement prepares you optimally for your professional future! [+]

Survey

You always keep the big picture in mind and strive for a career as a manager and coordinator of projects in companies? Do you already have a bachelor's degree in economics? The dual Masterstudiengang Projektmanagement * prepares you optimally for your professional future!

National and international markets are subject to ever-changing changes. The merging of classic offline with new online offerings forces companies more than ever to develop new and increasingly flexible business models. Rigid internal organizational and planning models are flexible flexible project-oriented organizational forms. Accordingly, efficient and effective project management is one of the key building blocks of company success.... [-]


Master In Project Management And Organisation

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna
Campus Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Austria Vienna

Graduates must pass into a position as project leaders strategically complex projects with the methods of the project portfolio and the multi-project management; analyze processes standard business software (SAP) to evaluate and redesign; analyze principles the company was founded from an economic perspective and evaluate; in international projects to apply the methods of intercultural management ... [+]

Graduates are able to:

to conduct as project leaders strategically complex projects with the methods of the project portfolio and the multi-project management Procedures standard business software to analyze (SAP), to evaluate and redesign analyze principles the company was founded from an economic perspective and evaluate apply the methods of intercultural management in international projects analyze processes to evaluate, to model and control to manage projects and to assume leadership roles in international projects Career Options Management of complex temporary projects Management of project-oriented companies Management of business processes Studying at a glance Degree / Title: Master of Arts in Business, MA Recording method: online application, multiple-choice test, admission interview. In preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required. Application deadline: May 31, Online Application Deadline for applicants outside the European Union: March 15 (due to visa restrictions) Course Description (ECTS): 90 ECTS Course language: German and English Duration of study: 3 semester Tuition Fee: € 363.36 per semester (+ € 19.20 Students' Union fee) Study places: 60 part-time / year Study periods: three times a week evenings and Saturdays daytime Entrance requirements: completion of legal, social or economic scientific studies, the study of economic computer science or information management, technical studies; Foreign high school certificate; proven skills in project management (4 ECTS), mathematics / statistics (4 ECTS), business studies (12 ECTS), jurisprudence (4 ECTS), English (4 ECTS - does not apply to native speakers). Applicants who do not have enough ECTS in project management, may from... [-]

Master's Degree In Project Management Of The Structural Works And Infrastructure

Politecnico di Milano - Scuola Master Fratelli Presenti
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1677 hours November 2018 Italy Milan + 1 more

The training offered by the Master aims to introduce students to the management of investments in the real estate, construction, and infrastructure. The investment management starts from a correct valuation. For this, an introduction to the philosophy of "value investing" will be presented to students, as well as an introduction to the most important concepts of accounting. In this way, students will have the fundamental basis to evaluate an investment in the "micro" level. Attention will also be paid to the valuation of investments at the "macro". [+]

The training offered by the Master aims to introduce students to the management of investments in the real estate, construction, and infrastructure. The investment management starts from a correct valuation. For this, an introduction to the philosophy of "value investing" will be presented to students, as well as an introduction to the most important concepts of accounting. In this way, students will have the fundamental basis to evaluate an investment in the "micro" level. Attention will also be paid to the valuation of investments at the "macro".

For this the students will discuss the key parameters that govern the performance of the markets. Cycles "secular" of expansion and contraction of the economy, as well as their sub-cycles, affecting all sectors of the market, but especially the real estate and construction have always been strongly influenced by them. After the evaluation of investments, will be presented to students the stages of their development. For this, the basics of project management and management control will be illustrated and explained, also deepening aspects of legal, both nationally and internationally. The Master trains prepared and qualified to assess real estate investments and to manage efficiently and effectively Master Plan, projects and construction sites of any complexity, in compliance with the regulations and requirements of time, cost and quality of the job. In the second half there will be a training period of 4-5 months at institutions of different types, as part of national and international projects of special interest. The internship for students of... [-]