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Capella University's online Master's in Project Management program gives you essential IT skills to make a difference in your organization. This program focuses on the fundamentals of IT project management and assesses the current state of technology, including its organizational, legal, ethical, and professional influences.

This program is accredited by The Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (GAC) and was designed around A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

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Flexible: Capella’s online Master’s in Project Management program works around your schedule, with classes available anywhere and at anytime. You have the option to take up to three courses per quarter, allowing you to design your course schedule around your life. Calculate My Costs & Graduation Date

A Smooth Transition: This online Master’s in Project Management program provides a specialized path which allows you, if changing careers, to transition into this field via a separate course sequence. This helps you build foundational knowledge before encountering advanced IT concepts.

To learn more about this program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our Prior Learning Assessment page.

Industry Certifications and More

Career changers who take our foundational IT courses also have the opportunity to earn the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ certifications within the first year of their programs. We’ll help you earn certifications that tell employers you are prepared to troubleshoot network and security issues across a variety of devices and operating systems. You’ll gain necessary skills and knowledge to take the certification exams—and the vouchers to take them for free.

FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree

FlexPath can help you earn your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace — with the potential to save you time and money. FlexPath self-paced learning allows you to move quickly through subjects you’re more familiar with or more slowly as needed. You’ll develop the same mastery — and earn the same degree — as our GuidedPath learning format, only in a more efficient, more personalized way. Learn more about FlexPath self-paced learning.

*The FlexPath format is not accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI® Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC).

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Project Management from Capella, you'll learn to lead and manage people and resources, and demonstrate a strategic alignment between business needs and project outcomes. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

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People with Master's degrees in IT from Capella earn an average of $38,000 more per year than people who only hold a Bachelor's degree.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Project Management include: data processing manager, director of IT, information systems manager, management information systems director/manager, project manager/director, and senior IT manager. Potential workplaces include: community college, consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online college or university, and the military.


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