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MS in Project and Program Management

Brandeis University is pleased to offer its MS in Project and Program Management (MSPPM) in a convenient online format for working professionals interested in project management. The program curriculum is consistent with (though not bound by) PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). Graduates should feel equipped to lead projects with successful techniques for planning, estimating, budgeting, negotiation, conflict resolution and communications management.

Brandeis is a medium-sized private research university with a global reach, dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education and making groundbreaking discoveries. Its more than 550 faculty members are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. The university’s 5,700 undergraduate and graduate students are motivated, compassionate, curious, and open to exploring new and challenging experiences.

Founded by the American Jewish community as a nonsectarian institution in 1948, when exclusionary practices prevented equal access to some of the nation’s best universities, Brandeis has always welcomed talented students and faculty of every ethnicity, religion and cultural background. A young institution, boldly conceived, it carries on the great traditions of learning at the highest levels of rigor and meaning, guided by a moral conviction rooted in the principles of inclusion and justice.

Brandeis University is an internationally recognized research institution with the intimacy and personal attention of a small liberal arts college. Brandeis University is an accredited institution focused on academic excellence with a commitment to social justice. Brandeis University counts among its faculty 11 members of the National Academies, five Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators, three Pulitzer Prize winners, two MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” recipients and two Nobel Prize winners. Brandeis is an internationally recognized university that is:

  • Ranked No. 34 in National University Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
  • Committed to academic excellence
  • Innovative and offers interdisciplinary programs
  • A member of the Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Leaders choose Brandeis University’s MSPPM for its:

  • Organized, rigorous curriculum, which includes an essential balance of the soft and hard skills necessary to lead projects effectively
  • Highly experienced adjunct faculty, who are working practitioners in diverse industries
  • Opportunities to share best practices and network with a diverse student body of many cultures, management levels and industries
  • Focus on effective communication and leadership skills

“Instructors start a discussion and effectively cause students to think ‘outside the box’ to address key roadblocks, which builds further understanding of management concepts.” — Dee Dung, student in the Professional Communications, Foundations of Project Management, and Organizational Leadership and Decision Making courses.

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  • Accredited by New England
    Association of Schools and

  • Member of the Association
    of American Universities

  • Ranked No. 35 in
    U.S. News & World Report

  • Ranked No. 1 in
    Online Project Management
    Grad Program
    SR Education Group.