Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Lead Your Team Toward Success with Our Online Master’s in Project Management Degree

Liberty University’s online Master of Science (M.S.) in Project Management degree is a 100% online program designed for people who see themselves making a bigger difference in their company, organization, or small business in the area of project management. Our online project management degree seeks to attract people who understand the importance of finding and creating strategic solutions to achieve desired goals. Throughout this project management degree program, you will be given advanced studies of planning, scheduling, communication, negotiation, and leadership. We want to help you focus on the skills and knowledge you already have so you can be prepared for the high demand of career project managers.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Master’s in Project Management Degree?

The online M.S. in Project Management degree is a 36-hour program that develops leaders with a Christian worldview who can serve as project managers in a wide variety of fields. We accomplish this through our challenging and rewarding biblically based courses and seasoned professors. Each professor will teach you the skills and techniques you need to become a valued company asset. 

We seek to improve our curriculum and teaching methods continually, as well as build upon the strengths you possess. Courses in our online project management degree can assist students in meeting the requirements to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification through the Project Management Institute (PMI). Additionally, our online master’s in project management degree coursework counts as contact hours of project management education required to sit for the PMI certification exams.

What Will You Learn in the Online Master’s in Project Management Degree?

Our online master’s in project management degree will explore the integral aspects of business and leadership in project management. You have the opportunity to learn about the various components of project management, project selection, aligning projects with organizational strategy, estimating project times and costs, and managing risk. Training in leading teams will be provided through an in-depth study that explores high-performance teams, managing team conflict, motivation, and empowerment of the team. As a project manager, you will not only need to portray skills of organization and implementation, but also human relations. Additionally, you will learn how to design, implement, assess, and report project performance.

Our online master’s in project management degree will prepare you for many situations that may arise in your career as a project manager. We created a specialized course curriculum that focuses on risk management. This project manager degree will cover principles and concepts of risk management, process and planning, critical success factors for effectiveness, and how to perform qualitative and quantitative risk analysis. You will also be given training on how to implement quality into the project management process for a successful outcome.

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Online Master’s in Project Management Degree Highlights

  • By earning your online master’s in project management degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for our online M.S. in Project Management degree has not increased in 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • Our online Master of Science in Project Management degree ranked #3 on the AffordableColleges.com list of Most Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Project Management.
  • You can complete our online master’s in project management degree in less than 2 years.

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  • Master of Business Administration – Liberty University’s ACBSP accredited Master of Business Administration is designed to strengthen your management skills as you build on your foundation in entrepreneurship, business, and management in a variety of organizations. Each specialization within this degree is designed to equip you with the tools and skills essential for effective communication and research practices necessary to thrive in the business world.
  • Master of Arts in Executive Leadership – This degree seeks to prepare you to excel as a business professional in a variety of management positions. Pursuing this degree will enhance your opportunities for career advancement and strengthen your critical thinking skills through challenging real-world assignments.

Liberty’s Online Master’s in Project Management Degree Information

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Graduate Project Management Degree Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times

Potential Project Management Career Options

Graduates with an online Master of Science in Project Management degree will have the opportunity to pursue many careers, including some of the following:

  • Administrative services manager
  • Project scheduler
  • Operations manager
  • Senior project manager

Admission Requirements for the Master of Science in Project Management

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.