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Admissions Requirements: Saint Mary's Online Master of Science in Project Management

Whether you're already a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or changing your career to project management, the online Master of Science in Project Management from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota will put your previous experience in a new context. For that reason, we look at more than your undergraduate degree and GPA while ensuring our program will help you reach your goals.

Review the full online master's in project management admissions requirements and let us know if you need more information. When you're ready, apply and get ready for your future career.

M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT ADMISSION CRITERIA

M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT ADMISSION DETAILS

GENERAL M.S. PROJECT MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS

Saint Mary's online Master of Science in Project Management program requires the following:

  • An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale

If your overall GPA is below 2.75, you may receive conditional status in the program at the discretion of the M.S. in Project Management program director.

PREREQUISITE COURSEWORK AND EXPERIENCE

No prerequisite coursework is required for the online M.S. in Project Management other than the general requirements listed above.

GMAT AND GRE SCORES

GRE and GMAT scores not required.

TRANSFER CREDITS

You can transfer a maximum of six credits you've earned before admittance to Saint Mary's.

Transfer credits are subject to graduate school and program criteria, as well as the recommendation of the program director and approval by the dean.

Work experience is not accepted as credit for this program.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Students with transcripts from universities located outside of the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada (except for the Quebec Province) are required to take and pass English proficiency testing.

Saint Mary's accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 72, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0, the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) with a minimum score of 74 percent, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 51, or the International Test of English Proficiency (ITEP) with a minimum score of 4.0.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Whether you apply through our online application, via hard copy, or in person with a Saint Mary's enrollment counselor, your application must include the following items:

  • $25 non-refundable application fee: Note that Saint Mary's alumni, students seeking readmission, veterans, and active military personnel are exempt from this application fee.
  • Official transcripts: An official transcript issued to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota from the institution posting the applicant’s completed degree and other relevant transcripts documenting program prerequisites and potential transfer credits must be sent separately and directly from your institution. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota accepts official transcripts electronically from previously attended institutions. Transcripts should be sent to info@onlineprograms.smumn.edu or mailed to:

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Online Processing Center
1415 West 22nd Street, Suite 800
Oak Brook, IL 60523

  • A written statement: Your personal background and future goals all impact your success with Saint Mary's and inform your education. As you prepare your written statement, think about including previous experiences, education, and your personal strengths and interests. Share your motivations for entering the online project management program and how it will contribute to your career.
  • Two letters of reference or recommendation: Letters should speak to your academic ability and professional or volunteer experience, and how it relates to the M.S. in Project Management program.
  • An up-to-date résumé: Include both your educational and professional experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Upcoming application deadlines for Saint Mary's online M.S. in Project Management:

  • August 16, 2019

START DATES

Upcoming start dates for Saint Mary's online M.S. in Project Management:

  • September 2, 2019
  • January 6, 2020
  • May 4, 2020

NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE

Once you've submitted your application, expect to be notified about acceptance approximately two weeks after your submission date.

If you have further questions, request more information or contact an enrollment counselor at 877-308-9954. Saint Mary's is here to support you every step of the way.