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Master of Science Degree and Graduate Certificates in Project Management

Harrisburg University of Science & TechnologyThe online Master of Science Degree in Project Management and the Graduate Certificates in Project Management are offered to students outside the US by Harrisburg University of Science & Technology in association with Allegro Learning Solutions. 

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

PMIHarrisburg University is a Registered Education Provider from the Project Management Institute, which provides the defacto standard in project management, the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).  Harrisburg University, located in Central Pennsylvania, U.S., has over 1000 full time graduate students seeking their Master of Science in Project Management.

GAC2colorIn addition to being a Registered Education Provider with PMI, The Master of Science in Project Management is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).  Harrisburg University is one of only 54 universities in the United States whose M.S. in Project Management is accredited by the GAC.  As a GAC accredited program the Project Management Master’s at Harrisburg University is a member of a select group of degree programs that embrace and promote the project management discipline.  GAC accreditation confirms that an institution’s project management degree program has been carefully assessed and that its scale, scope, and quality meet comprehensive, global standards for accreditation.  It makes a public statement about the deep commitment of the institution and its faculty to ongoing evaluation and continuous quality improvement.

The GAC and PMI logos are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.  For a full list of PMI’s legal marks, please contact the PMI Legal department.

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Project Management is an International Language

Successful project planning, execution, and implementation are key components to any business, anywhere.  Across the globe, there’s a widening gap between employers’ need for skilled project management workers and the availability of professionals to fill those roles.  The shortage of qualified talent poses a prominent risk for organizations that rely on that talent to implement strategic initiatives, drive change and deliver innovation.  The talent gap could result in a potential loss of some US$207.9 billion in GDP through 2027 for 11 countries.  Source: Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap Report // 2017-2027

Now, leading international businesses can provide their employees with high quality project management education from Harrisburg University that will immediately impact their business.

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The 36 semester hour graduate program in Project Management provides each student with a focused, applied and rigorous experience in creating, developing, implementing and assessing projects and the resulting products

To produce a high-quality product or service on time and to the specifications of a client, the skills and knowledge of a typical subject matter expert are not enough. The complexities of modern product development and project management require a professional with specific technical knowledge with strong project management and leadership skills. This program of study leads to a Master of Science degree that prepares the student for career advancement in the field of project management and for positions such as project manager, project coordinator, lead project engineer,
enterprise project manager or information technology project manager.

A successful student of the PMGT program gains the following skills:

  • Demonstrate the applied knowledge and technical expertise in the management of a single project to meet stakeholder needs within constraints and aligned with traditional project management frameworks with industry standard artifacts;
  • Demonstrate the applied knowledge and technical expertise in the management of a single team to meet stakeholder needs within constraints and aligned with agile project management frameworks with industry best practices;
  • Demonstrate professional behavior by showing how successful project management will use stakeholder engagement, communication, leadership, and teamwork that is ethical, and culturally aware; and,
  • Demonstrate strategic financial and organizational contextual awareness and insight by linking key stakeholder objectives to sustainable competitive strategies required to deliver value across operational functions using traditional and agile techniques.