#6 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (Excluding MBA)

Master’s in Project Management

Earn a master’s degree from a leading research university with top-ranked programs

  • Evenings on campus
  • Online and blended
  • Part-time or full-time
  • No GRE/GMAT required

According to the 2017 PMI® report Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017–2027, the project management-oriented labor force in seven project-oriented sectors is expected to grow by 33 percent, or nearly 22 million new jobs, through 2027. With demand for skilled project managers continuing to outstrip supply, now is the time to build your project management bona fides.

Top Reasons to Consider BU’s MS in Project Management

  • Accredited since 2006 by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).
  • Flexible part-time evening or online formats allow you to study on your terms and balance your education, work, and other commitments.
  • Small, online facilitator-led mentoring groups (facilitator/student ratio 1:15).
  • No GRE/GMAT required.
  • MET offers merit scholarships to help finance your degree.
  • Gain essential skills and capabilities, and advance your career while benefiting from the resources and strengths of a selective program with a global reputation.
  • Curriculum offers expert preparation for professional certifications including the Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®) designations.

Certified Project Management Expertise

Our distinguished faculty, many of whom carry the Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential, have proven expertise in mega-projects, earned-value analysis, improvisation, risk management, project governance, cost estimation, enterprise architecture, IT projects, and agile project management. Proven practices and innovative techniques ensure that you gain the advanced competencies needed to excel in multinational industries such as telecom, construction, energy, IT, aerospace and defense, finance, and healthcare. Online or on campus, you will make valuable connections with other students and professionals from around the world—networks that can open doors.

Project Management-focused Graduate Programs at BU

For over thirty years, BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) has been offering flexible, part-time degree and certificate programs in business and management. Today, you can pursue your studies evenings on campus or fully online—our online master’s programs in management are ranked among the top in the nation. Because MET is focused on practical, insightful, and adaptable knowledge, the tools and skills you learn at MET today can be immediately applied on the job while remaining relevant, useful, and valuable to your career growth for years to come.

Choose from the following online and on-campus degree programs:

  • Master of Science in Project Management
  • Master of Science in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in IT Project Management

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PMI GAC LogoThe MSPM and MSCIS are accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

PMI GAC LogoBoston University is an accredited member of AACSB International―The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.


Boston University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).