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Take the Lead on Day-to-Day Business Operations

The Master of Science in Project Management program at City University of Seattle is designed for anyone with an undergraduate degree who wishes to aid organizations in realizing opportunities to grow their business. You’ll gain the leadership, business, and project management skills needed to be strong project managers or project team members.

The Master of Science Project Management program is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). CityU is a Registered Education Provider with PMI®, meaning the courses in our program count as PMP® continuing education credits. (PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.)

Courses are available online or on campus, so you can study around your schedule.

The MS Project Management program reaches beyond typical project management fundamentals and will provide you with actionable insights for real-world problems. Our mission is to provide the skills, knowledge, and insights required to manage projects and programs in a variety of business applications and industries. You’ll work closely with a faculty of experts in the field to enable learning as a community of professionals.

You will benefit from the tangible, practical skills needed for the leadership of project-focused activities in an organizational setting. This includes building a portfolio of projects based on organizational strategy and then developing and managing the planning, scheduling, budgeting, and controlling activities to ensure that the maximum benefit is realized through project execution.

Additionally, the integration of multiple projects with internal and external stakeholders is addressed, as well as negotiation, communication, and managing work across culturally diverse distributed teams.

Learning Outcomes

Through the MS in Project Management, you’ll learn to:

  • Align project and program outcomes to business goals
  • Develop solutions to resolve problems
  • Lead domestic and global teams
  • Apply project management tools based on situational context

Student Achievement

The core areas of focus include:

Professional Competency and Identity

  • PMI Area of Focus: Technical Expertise.
  • Outcomes: Analyze appropriate strategic, technical, operational, and ethical principles to solve organizational challenges and meet organizational goals and objectives.

Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • PMI Area of Focus: Strategic Awareness.
  • Outcomes: Construct and demonstrate communication practices to stakeholders.

Critical Thinking and Information Literate

  • PMI Area of Focus: Technical Expertise.
  • Outcomes: Anticipate, plan and lead change initiatives.

Ethical Practice and Diverse and Global Perspectives

  • PMI Area of Focus: Professional Behavior.
  • Outcomes: Apply successful team development with leadership strategies in a global setting.

Lifelong Learning

  • PMI Area of Focus: Strategic Awareness.

Outcomes: Assess, evaluate, and learn how to navigate through organizational politics and culture.



Founded in 1973, City University of Seattle offers over 60 on-site and online programs designed for busy working adults like you. When you enroll at CityU, you’ll have the support of a community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are dedicated to helping you finish your degree and reach your goals.


City University of Seattle is recognized as a Top 10 educator of adults nationwide.1


Develop marketable, real-world skills in courses taught by faculty who are practitioners working in your field.


Expand your expertise and your global perspectives in on-site and online courses with students from around the world.


Network with alumni employed at Seattle’s top companies, including Boeing, Starbucks, Amazon, and Microsoft.