Master of Professional Studies in
Regardless of the industry in which they operate, effective project managers lead projects from conception through implementation, creating value and driving change. Advance or make the career switch with this fully online degree. No GRE/GMAT required.
A Powerful Degree in an Attractive Career Field
It’s hard to deny its attractiveness. Project managers earn an average salary of $80,200, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and you could expect even more with the right education and experience. The top 10% make at least $128,420.
Also consider where project managers work. All industries and companies need project managers who can take care of the planning, execution and measurement of all aspects of a given project. You could work or specialize in diverse fields like healthcare, technology, construction, engineering, education and many others.
Develop advanced knowledge of approaches, techniques and leadership skills you need to thrive in this career with the Master of Professional Students (MPS) in Project Management. MPS programs focus on professional competency and practical skills for online, part-time learners with busy schedules. So instead of the theory and research you might find more prominently in Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Science (M.S.) programs, you’ll focus on the skills you need to make an immediate impact.
Tuition and Financial Aid
Syracuse University makes tuition very affordable for part-time study. Students who apply and are admitted into the Spring 2023 cohort will receive a tuition discount and pay only $1,000 per credit hour. Students who start in the program after Spring 2023, will pay the Syracuse University graduate tuition rate of $1,350 per credit hour.
Military-Connected Tuition Discount: All military-connected students and their families receive a flat rate of $1,000 per credit hour in the Project Management, M.P.S. program.
Dedicated Student Support
Each Syracuse University student is assigned a dedicated academic advisor who will work with you every step of the way, from registration to graduation, including general advising, transcript evaluation, career exploration and more. We’ll also help you navigate procedures and processes that might be unfamiliar to you if it’s been a while since you’ve attended school. Your advisor will help you come up with a personalized game plan to achieve your goals, with a focus on ensuring your success as an online student. These strategies for success include new-student onboarding, a technical overview of the online environment, tips for engaging successfully in the online classroom and more.
Admissions for Syracuse University’s online MPS in Project Management are accepted on a rolling basis. Note that no GRE/GMAT is required. Here’s what you’ll need to apply.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Official transcript from undergraduate degree-granting college/university only.
- Two letters of recommendation. If you have graduated in the past three years, one reference should be academic, the other can be professional.
- A personal statement discussing your motivation for studying project management.
- A current résumé.
Hybrid Learning Model
Our online courses are structured so that most work can be completed on your own time throughout the week. Weekly real time class sessions give online students an opportunity to meet with professors and fellow classmates to expand on course content or to gain a better understanding of material.
Online Programs to Match Your Ambition
Wherever life finds you, we offer flexible, high-quality online degree programs to match your ambitions. Discover just a few benefits of earning your degree online at Syracuse University.
Career-Focused Degree Programs
Gain skills in key areas to advance your career or take it in a new direction. Courses focus on experiential learning, providing you with plenty of opportunities to apply your studies to real-world scenarios.
Engaged Learning Community
Connect and collaborate with your peers and professors throughout your program—including weekly live interactive learning sessions to discuss and expand on that week's content.
Experience the same academic rigor, learning from the same talented faculty, as students who are on the Syracuse University campus.
Benefits for Military & Veterans
Whether you’re a veteran or are currently serving in the armed forces, Syracuse University is proud to help you succeed by offering special education benefits, including tuition at the TA rate for active-duty members.
Flexible Options to Fit Your Busy Life
With programs designed for working professionals, you’ll have flexibility to balance your education with other life obligations without sacrificing quality. Looking to finish faster? We offer accelerated, 8-week-long classes with six starts throughout the year.
Dedicated Student Support
Have a question about financial aid, your career search, or another topic? Enjoy peace of mind that dedicated academic advisement and support is just a call, email, or live chat away.