An evening or online MS in Business with a Project Management specialization can launch you into a leadership role in numerous industries by equipping you with in-demand project management skills.

Nearly every professional field involves projects, which means project management skills are some of the most transferable and desirable skills in any business. With our Master of Science in Business with a specialization in Project Management, you will gain in-demand skills, along with top-end business management know-how. Take your career further.

At a Glance

Projected 10-year job growth for project managers

Program Length

As little as 15 months


  • Online
  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; Billings, MT; and Fort Riley, KS

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Project Coordinators
  • Business Managers
  • Small-Business Owners
  • Procedurally minded business professionals
  • All other business professionals who want to gain advanced managerial skills they can use in executing projects on deadline and on budget

Career Paths

  • Construction Project Manager
  • Engineering Project Manager
  • Biotech Project Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Advertising Project Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Chief Executive Officer

What You’ll Learn

In our MS in Business with a Project Management specialization, you will gain advanced business leadership skills and undertake an in-depth examination of project management practices and concepts. When you graduate, you will be prepared to:

  • Assess best project management practices to lead ethically and professionally.
  • Lead projects from a strategic perspective by aligning project goals within the broader organizational goals.
  • Evaluate the contemporary global business environment in an integrated manner to propose business solutions.
  • Demonstrate professional business communication.
  • Interpret results from multiple business support tools to inform decision making.
  • Take on leadership roles within your organization.
  • Apply advanced management strategies to improve employee productivity and business results.


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    The Gary Tharaldson School of Business at the University of Mary has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

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Program Details

Your first step is to apply for candidacy by submitting the application for admission. Candidacy means you are on your way to completing the admissions process! You will need to be accepted into your program before you can enroll in classes.

Upon receiving candidacy, you will need to submit the following to be considered for admissions into a graduate program: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Official transcripts -  Your official transcripts and any test scores that may be required by your program to be sent to the university. Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your transcripts for you! At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. You can send transcripts to:
    Office of Admissions
    University of Mary
    7500 University Drive
    Bismarck, ND 58504
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.

For a list of courses for this program, visit the catalog.

  • Online
  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; Billings, MT; and Fort Riley, KS
  • Tuition: $520/credit
  • Application fee: $45
  • Technology/Safety fee: $35 per credit
  • Parking fee (evening class participants only): $25 per semester

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