Program Overview

The Master of Science in Project Management is a 30-credit hour online program designed for a student interested in an advanced career position in project controls, project management, technology project management, program management and/or technology program management. The program meets the exceptional business need in New Mexico, nationally and internationally for career paths. Course-base project internships are included.


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Learning Goals

  1. To meet unmet demand for project controllers, project managers, and program managers
  2. To attract exceptional students with engineering, management, science, and social science backgrounds
  3. To provide sufficient technical depth so that graduates are competitive for local, state, and national jobs
  4. To enable faculty and students to tailor programs of study to individual student backgrounds and interests


Tuition and Fees

Total cost per credit hour is $621.50 and is comprised of: $428.12 base tuition + $193.38 college differential. There is a student technology fee charged each semester. It is $150 in the Fall, $150 in the Spring, and $20 in the Summer. There may be additional costs, depending on the class. Additional costs are often for textbooks, supplemental course materials, and proctoring fees.

Admission Process

The entrance exam requirement is waived. Applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 will be reviewed holistically based on résumé, statement of intent, and unofficial transcripts.

International applicants, please visit the Global Education Office.

Admission Deadlines

  • Fall, first-half of the semester, (1H): July 15
  • Fall, second-half of the semester, (2H): September 15
  • Spring 1H: December 1
  • Spring 2H: February 15
  • Summer: April 15

Application Requirements

For a complete application, please submit all required materials.

Online Application

Complete the online application and pay the application fee. Be prepared to upload your resume, statement of intent, and unofficial transcript(s). The application fee is $50 for domestic applicants and $120 for international applicants.

Statement of Intent

Please write an essay explaining your reasons for seeking an advanced degree in business, as well as your personal qualities and experience that will benefit your professional colleagues in the program. Include any noteworthy achievements or additional information you wish to share with the Admission Committee.


Please submit a current résumé detailing your work experience, management experience, and areas of responsibility.


Applicants are required to submit official transcripts through Business CAS from all non-UNM institutions attended. International applicants will be required to submit official transcripts in their native language and in English. Review the requirements for Domestic and Foreign transcripts.

Entrance Exam

The entrance exam is currently waived. 

Degree Requirements

Success Tips for Online Students

Meet Dr. Ryan Jacobson, Associate Professor of Management, and Beverly Bracker, JD, Sr. Student Success Specialist, as they talk about Dr. Jacobson's course, MGMT 506 - Managing People in Organizations. Gain some additional insight on expectations and strategies for success as an online graduate student.


The Master of Science in Project Management requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework.

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
MGMT 401Introduction to Project Management3
MGMT 515Innovative Product Development3
MGMT 517Technology Program Management3
MGMT 519Project in Technology Commercialization3
MGMT 526Financial Decision Making3
MGMT 530Advanced Project Management Techniques3
MGMT 533Analysis Tools for Managers3
MGMT 506Managing People in Organizations3
Select two from:
MGMT 502Financial Accounting and Analysis


MGMT 511Technology Commercialization and the Global Environment3
MGMT 520Operations Design and Decision Making3

 Accelerated Online Program

At a Glance

Major Requirements: 30 Credit Hours
Cost Per Credit Hour: $621.51
Length of Classes: 8 weeks

College/School: Anderson School of Management

Tuition: Program Details and Tuition & Fee Information


Website: Master of Science in Project Management
Phone: 505.382.0812