Your Future in Project Management

Charleston Southern Online offers a Master of Science in project management — an accelerated, affordable program designed for current and future business leaders to succeed in today’s global marketplace. Accepted students in the program at Charleston Southern can earn their degree completely online in our flexible, accelerated format. This high quality, online master’s degree enhances our service to the local and global community and provides additional support to the vision of CSU by integrating faith in learning, leading and serving. Our focus is on presenting an applied approach to all of the management courses presented. Many nontraditional students are seeking alternative master’s level degrees in business, given the demand level to enhance their professional lives for promotions and career enhancement opportunities through education.

Project management is a set of tools — a roadmap if you will — that enables managers to guide a project efficiently and effectively. Project management is one of the fastest growing degree programs in the country. Students will develop deep critical thinking and strong communication skills in this program. They will focus on the project management flow from start to finish, hitting project milestones such as: strategic planning, project initiation, decision-making, risk assessment, and execution. As a result, graduates gain an edge in today’s competitive workforce.

The Master of Science in project management allows students to increase their relative worth within the organizational setting and to improve the overall productivity of their respected organizations. In today’s society, there is an increasing need for individuals with solid critical thinking, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills that understand how to operate in a global economy.

This major is fully online and provides relevant content and practical application to today’s careers. With an accelerated 7-week format, this degree is flexible for full-time working adults. Experienced professors integrate a faith component into project management. Students in this in-demand field emerge as leaders where they take projects from idea to reality and are prepared for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam.

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Application Requirements

  • Application
  • Official transcripts from ALL institutions attended
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) detailing professional experience

In the MS Project Management program, you’ll take courses like…

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Managerial Innovation Strategies
  • Talent Management
  • Managing Diverse Cultures
  • Managing Project Stakeholder Needs
  • Managing Project Risk

Faculty and Staff

Marc Embler

Marc Embler

Dean of the College of Adult and Professional Studies and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs
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