Project Management (M.S.)

The Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) is a practice-oriented program ideal for managers who want to enhance their ability to plan and lead complex projects, motivate people, and deliver the desired business value associated with the project.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credit Requirement: 30 credits
Minimum Residency Requirement: 30 credits must be taken at UNH
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Major in Project Management 1
PM 800Introduction to Project Management3
PM 811Project Chartering and Planning3
PM 813Delivering Business Value3
PM 815Negotiation, Contracting, and Procurement3
PM 817Managing Project Portfolios3
PM 819Total Quality Management3
LD 804Leading Teams3
Elective Course(s)
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Change Management and Communication
Ethical Decision-Making
Building Diverse & Multicultural Organizations
Principles of Operations Management
Introduction to Lean Management
Introduction to Theory of Constraints
Supply Chain Management
Integrative Capstone:
PM 850Project Management Integrative Capstone3
Total Credits30

Graduate credit is only granted for courses completed with a grade of B-­ or higher.

Students will have the opportunity to:   

  • Effectively employ strategies for managing projects through the entire project cycle;
  • Acquire, deploy, and monitor resources to maximum benefit;
  • Determine and manage risk for strategic and ethical decision-making;
  • Manage changing project management environments including human resources, cost, timelines, and workflow;
  • Lead people and teams to excellence in projects and organizational settings;
  • Communicate effectively throughout the project management cycle;
  • Assess and evaluate project management processes to continuously improve;
  • Apply project management knowledge for quality assurance in real-world settings;
  • Attain competency in the components of project management required for certification as a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) or Project Management Professional (PMP®).