Graduate Minor in Project Management

About the Program

Project management focuses on the management of teams of people and other resources in the planning, design, execution, and implementation of various aspects of projects in practically every industry.

The Graduate Minor in Project Management (PMGM) is designed to support the growing need for project management graduate education. It provides students with the skills necessary for successful professional and leadership careers in the rapidly expanding field of project management.

The graduate minor in Project Management will provide a foundation for graduate education in project management and prepare interested students to pursue the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)® credentials from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® .

All courses in the PMGM are offered online, twice each academic year, in alternating terms, except PROJ 501 - Introduction to Project Management, which is currently offered in the Fall, Winter, and Spring terms. The PMGM is open to Drexel graduate students in any discipline. Students in BS/MS programs may also apply.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the PMGM must:

  • Currently be a Drexel student enrolled in a graduate-level program
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Have a cumulative graduate GPA of at least 3.00
  • Submit the appropriate documentation signed off by the primary advisor
  • A minimum grade of "B" (3.0) must be earned in each course in this minor for the course to be counted.

Program Requirements

Required Courses9.0
Introduction to Project Management (Required Courses)
Project Planning & Scheduling
Project Estimation & Cost Management
Elective Courses3.0
Select 1 of the following:
Project Quality Management
Project Risk Assessment & Management
Managing Multiple Projects
International Project Management
Project Procurement Management
Project Leadership
Project Teamwork
Other graduate-level courses (must be 5XX or higher) with approval of student's academic advisor and the Project Management program.
Total Credits12.0
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