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Online Graduate Programs in Project Management
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IT Project Management is one of today’s hottest careers

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The demand for project managers is booming. Project-intensive industries, such as manufacturing, construction, business, healthcare, energy, and information technology, need managers who can keep projects on time and on budget.

We offer a fully online master’s degree in Information Technology with a concentration in Project Management and a fully online Graduate Certificate in Project Management.

Both provide technical project management skills that are in demand from leading companies, non-profits, and government entities. In addition to traditional project management, our curriculum also focuses on interpersonal aspects of project management, managing outsourced projects, agile project management methodologies, and prepares you to engage with finance, IT, logistics, and other business divisions.

You’ll gain a strong set of practical skills using current project management software and learn the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and other International Standards. Completion of our programs also supplies the educational requirements to apply for Project Management Professional (PMP®) status from the Project Management Institute.

Our program is:

  • Convenient – study when and where you want; it’s 100% Online.
  • Fast-paced – earn your graduate certificate in 1 year or your master’s in under 2 years.
  • Collaborative – learn beside professionals from the largest companies in the region.
  • Relevant – cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing professions.

LTU’s College of Business and Information Technology is fully accredited by AACSB International, the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT project management is growing fast and represents one of today’s highest paid professions. Individuals with graduate education have the best chance at more rewarding and higher paying jobs.


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Which program is right for you?

MS in Information Technology – Project Management concentration

Our 30-credit master of science can be completed entirely online in under two years. You’ll gain a solid foundation in technology with a special focus on project management topics. This 10 course master’s degree is perfect for technical professionals who want to advance their career with a graduate degree focused on IT and project management.

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Our 12-credit graduate certificate in project management focuses exclusively on project management and can be completed entirely online in under 1 year. This 4 course certificate is perfect for technical professionals with an undergraduate or graduate degree who want to advance their career with a graduate certificate.

Or, consider doing both!

You can earn your graduate certificate in one year and count those classes toward your master’s degree by applying to both programs simultaneously. Complete the form above to learn more about your options!

Why Choose LTU?

Management expertise

IT Project Management is not only a technical skill, but requires advanced communication and delegation as well. Our program is interdisciplinary. You’ll develop skills to work closely with many groups, from upper management to software engineers.

Interactive online learning

The best learning environments are collaborative. You’ll regularly interact with faculty and classmates to discuss and analyze what is being taught. We leverage cutting edge technology and best practices to make courses engaging and relevant.

Intimate learning

We limit graduate classes to no more than 25 students. You’ll have access to your professor during convenient online office hours. If you prefer communicating by email, you’ll be sure to get a quick response.


Our courses are self-paced with new learning modules and assignments each week. You get to work on your time and your schedule to complete the work.

Sample courses

Below is a selection of courses available in this program:

  • Database Modeling and Administration
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Enterprise Network Infrastructure
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Managing a Global Workforce
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management
  • Project Risk and Quality Management
  • Managing Outsourced Projects
  • Agile Project Management
  • Organization Development and Change Management

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Chih-Hao (Justin) Ku – Dr. Ku is an Assistant Professor in the College of Business and Information Technology at Lawrence Technological University since August 2014.  Dr. Ku received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Information Systems and Technology at Claremont Graduate University. He received his B.S. and M.S. degree in Information Management in Taiwan. 

His research interests lie in the areas of information systems, computer science, homeland security, business, psychology, social networks, and e-health.

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