2023 Best Project Management Master's Degree Schools
45Colleges in the United States
Ranked #100 in popularity, project management is one of the most sought-after master's degree programs in the nation. This makes choosing the right school a hard decision.
For its 2023 ranking, College Factual looked at 45 schools in the United States to determine which ones were the best for project management students pursuing a master's degree. Combined, these schools handed out 1,583 master's degrees in project management to qualified students.
Choosing a Great Project Management School for Your Master's Degree
The project management master's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:
Quality Overall Is Important
A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges for a Master's Degree ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.
Other Factors We Consider
In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:
Major Focus - How much a school focuses on project management students vs. other majors.
Major Demand - How many other project management students want to attend this school to pursue a master's degree.
Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized project management related body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for project management students working on their master's degree.
Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Project Management Master's Degree Schools list, to help you choose the best school for you.
Featured Project Management Programs
Learn about start dates, transferring credits, availability of financial aid, and more by contacting the universities below.
The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.