If you want to advance into the top ranks of the project management field, our evening and online Master of Project Management can help you reach your goals. By adding our Virtuous Leadership specialization, you’ll gain the knowledge and experience you need to be able to lead projects and people with generosity of spirit.

There’s one truth in every industry: to stay in business, you have to consistently deliver projects on time and on budget. But does this mean that you must do so no matter what the cost? We don’t believe it does. By adding our Virtuous Leadership specialization to our Master of Project Management, you’ll learn how the virtues of prudence, self-control, courage, and justice can result in successful projects and stronger, more effective project teams.

At a Glance

90%
When employees perceive elements of a strong ethics culture within their organization, 90%+ of employees say they are prepared to handle questionable situations

Program Length

As little as 18 months

Format

  • Online

Cost per Credit

$520

Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Assistant Project Managers
  • Project Schedulers
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Any other professional who wants to gain expert-level project management skills

Career Paths

  • Senior Project Manager
  • Chief Project Officer
  • Project Portfolio Manager
  • Head of Projects
  • Project Portfolio Office Executive
  • Program Management Office Executive

What You’ll Learn

As a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) for the Project Management Institute (PMI), the University of Mary offers a Master of Project Management with a Virtuous Leadership specialization that focuses on top-level project management skills and ethical leadership, allowing you to make a meaningful difference in your business’s bottom line and its culture. When you graduate, you will be prepared to:

  • Manage projects in a manner that is ethical, magnanimous, and humble.
  • Integrate decisions utilizing Benedictine values, ethical frameworks, and professional standards.
  • 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.
  • Synthesize content from professional journals and scholarly research to make conclusions regarding business practices.
  • Assess business best practices using methodology as derived from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK® Guide).
  • Apply the principles of virtuous leadership as defined by the Havard Virtuous Leadership Institute (HVLI).

Accreditations

  • Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) for the Project Management Institute (PMI)

    As a Registered Education Provider, the University of Mary is approved to offer training in project management to meet the educational needs of project managers.

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    IACBE

    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
  • Tuition: $520 per credit
  • Application fee: $45
  • Technology/Safety fee: $35 per credit
  • Parking fee (evening class participants only): $25 per semester

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