Northwestern University's Master of Project Management (MPM) program prepares technically qualified inividuals for leadership roles in the construction, operation, and management of major civil and environmental engineering projects. Graduates leave well equipped to take a more high-level view of a project and to plan, coordinate, control, and evaluate the activities of diverse specialists within a project framework.

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Become a versatile and technically oriented leader of major infrastructure projects 

MS in Project Management

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“The program offers one of the best faculties in the nation. Its alliance with the architecture, engineering, and construction industries provides networking opportunities that 
benefit both graduates and the 
participating companies.”

Diane Redszus (MPM '97)
MPM Advisory Board

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Learn from renowned, practicing industry specialists  who bring a wealth of real-world exp and present-day insights and challenges to the classroom.

INDUSTRY 
COLLABORATION

Broaden perspectives through a unique series of weekly seminars held by distinguished experts to acquire and refine industry-specfic skills and best practices.

CAREER 

SUCCESS

Leave prepared for the next step in your career by connecting with MPM and Northwestern's robust alumni networks, and through support from McCormick and Northwestern's career offices.

Top-tier faculty

Learn from renowned, practicing industry specialists  who bring a wealth of real-world exp and present-day insights and challenges to the classroom.

INDUSTRY 

COLLABORATION

Broaden perspectives through a unique series of weekly seminars held by distinguished experts to acquire and refine industry-specfic skills and best practices.

CAREER 

SUCCESS

Leave prepared for the next step in your career by connecting with MPM and Northwestern's robust alumni networks, and through support from McCormick and Northwestern's career offices.

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“The way I teach, I tell students we're going to be bringing in the head of the airport or the chief of the transit agency," Hartman said. "These are people who would love to hire you. So, anyone coming out of the MPM program is better equipped to step into an executive and leadership role.”

Juliane Kelly
MPM Program Faculty

operations. Designed for early- to mid-level engineers 
and architects, MPM's multidisciplinary approach to its curriculum and instruction develops a versatile and technically oriented individual capable of directing complex civil engineering projects.

Whereas many MS programs focus solely on the technical aspects of civil and architectural engineering design and construction, MPM encourages students to build on their technical backgrounds by emphasizing the practical business and management perspectives and behavioral science concepts needed to effectively synthesize these

Whereas many MS programs focus solely on the technical aspects of civil and architectural engineering design and construction, MPM encourages students to build on their technical backgrounds by emphasizing the practical business and management perspectives and behavioral science concepts needed to effectively synthesize these operations. Designed for early- to mid-level engineers 
and architects, MPM's multidisciplinary approach to its curriculum and instruction develops a versatile and technically oriented individual capable of directing complex civil engineering projects.

Flexibility

Study part- (18-24 months) 
or full-time (9-18 months), with most classes held in late afternoon and evenings to accommodate the 
working professional.

Innovative
 Curriculum

Meld technical coursework in civil engineering design with skills in business management and behavioral sciences.

CUSTOMIZABLE


Tailor studies to professional aspirations by choosing from five specialization areas.

SMALL 
CLASS SIZE

Interact within small classes of experiential, cultural and industry-diverse students to broaden perspective and practice communication skills.

unique 70/30 blend of technology and business coursework

principles and newer,  emerging technologies. Business courses (30 percent) in finance, marketing, and management provide a framework for students to understand how to translate their technology ideas into practical business solutions.

MSIT provides an intensive and unique curriculum across three fundamental areas: communication systems and networks, computing systems engineering, and business and management principles. Technical courses (70 percent) focus on fundamental engineering

WHY NORTHWESTERN?

“The way I teach, I tell students we're going to be bringing in the head of the airport or the chief of the transit agency," Hartman said. "These are people who would love to hire you. So, anyone coming out of the MPM program is better equipped to step into an executive and leadership role.”

Juliane Kelly
MPM Program Faculty

MS in Project Management

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