Please browse this page for your frequently asked questions. If you have questions that are not answered here, please contact the MPM Program.
For whom is the Master of Project Management Program designed?
The program is a two-year program designed for project managers with a minimum of two years’ work experience. The MPM Program is delivered totally online.
Will the degree I receive from Western be respected and recognized in my industry
and by other academic institutions?
Yes. You will receive a Master of Project Management (MPM) degree from a university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) in AASCB-accredited College of Business. The MPM Program itself is accredited under the PMI’s Global Accreditation Center.
What are the admission requirements?
An undergraduate degree from a nationally accredited institution of higher education, with a 3.0 average on the last 60 credit hours, a GMAT score of 400 or higher (waived if you already have a master’s degree), relevant work experience, and a recommendation from a current or past employer.
What is the next deadline for applying to the program?
Students can begin the program in August or January. The earlier you can get your application to us, the greater the chance of reserving a place in the program.
What does it cost?
The 2012-2013 tuition for online graduate study is $213.58 per credit hour for North Carolina residents and $683.43 per credit hour for out-of-state residents, resulting in the total cost of the program over the two years to be approximately $7688 for in-state residents and $24603 for out-of-state residents. The per-credit-hour rate for out-of-state military students is $250.00.