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MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY 
1+1 PROGRAM

1 year in India + 1 year in USA = MS Degree

Missouri State University now offers a two-stage process for students from India to complete the Master of Science in Project Management. 

The 30 credit-hour M.S. in Project Management is an interdisciplinary and applied program that provides STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education to project management professionals from all disciplines. The M.S. Project Management is an excellent complement to undergraduate degrees in engineering, information technology, and business.


Built upon the widely recognized Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), the program uses a combination of on-campus and distance learning resources to provide individuals with the knowledge and expertise to meet the intense global competition demands.


The M.S. Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center.

 
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ABOUT MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

Missouri State University, is a public university in Springfield, Missouri, and was founded in 1905. There are currently 26,000 students enrolled in the university across 101 bachelor's programs, 61 master's programs and 7 doctoral programs. With several accredited degrees across multiple disciplines, the university is ranked #111 for Regional Universities Midwest by US News & World Report.

 

TWO STEP PROCESS FOR AN M.S. DEGREE

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STEP 1: IN INDIA

Complete the Missouri State University Graduate Certificate in Project Management online in India in the first year

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STEP 2: IN USA

Complete the Missouri State University MS-Project Management program on-site in Springfield, Missouri, U.S.A., in the second year

 

STEP 1: CURRICULUM AND SCHEDULE

AUGUST 2021 – DECEMBER 2021

TCM 701 - Project Management
(3 credit hours)
A comprehensive overview of project management, with introductions to basic techniques, functions, and tools explained and demonstrated.

TCM 710 - Project Leadership
(3 credit hours)
An introduction to the "people skills" necessary to manage projects successfully, including theories and real-life scenarios to practice skills.

JANUARY 2022 – MAY 2022

TCM 645 - Project Control Systems
(3 credit hours)

Advanced application of microcomputers for use in project control, including planning, documentation, reports, and
project reviews.

TCM 651 - Cost Analysis for Project Management
(3 credit hours)
The use of cost analysis as a decision-making tool in the context of project management.

 

STEP 2: CURRICULUM AND SCHEDULE

AUGUST 2022 – DECEMBER 2022

TCM 703 - Project Risk Analysis
(3 credit hours)
In-depth analysis of types of risks at each stage of project development, with strategies to recognize, assess, and
respond to project risks.

TCM 750 - Advanced Project Management (3 credit hours)
This capstone course builds upon the foundation of previous courses with advanced theory, research, and practice.

JANUARY 2023 – MAY 2023

TCM 740 - Management of Innovation & Technology Seminar
(3 credit hours)
Strategic management of technology and innovation in organizations, building upon broad models of technological evolution
and organizational change.


Three approved elective courses
(9 credit hours)
Three courses approved by the student's advisor, totaling 9 additional hours of credit.

 

BENEFITS OF THE COHORT PROGRAM

Why should you consider it?

FOR WORKING PROFESSIONALS

If you are currently working in India and would like to continue gaining more valuable experience, but would also like to pursue an MS degree from the United States, this option is for you. Complete your first year in India while you work and travel to the US in your second year to complete your MS degree,

FOR FINAL YEAR B.SC., B.B.A., B.COMM. AND B.TECH. STUDENTS

The program is open too all students who are beginning their final year of their three or four year degree. B.Sc/BBA/B.Comm students who will begin their final year in August 2021 are eligible to apply to this program. Similarly, B.Tech. students who will begin their final year in August 2021 can also apply. Students who complete the first year will be awarded the Graduate Certificate in Project Management from Missouri Stae University.

STEM-DESIGNATED PROGRAM AND 3-YEAR OPT

The MS Project Management degree is a STEM designated program. That means, after completing your second year in the US and earning your MS degree, you can apply for your OPT (work permit while on a student visa) for a total duration of three years. This gives students the option to develop valuable experience of working in the United States.

COST OF EARNING A DEGREE

The average cost of earning an MS degree in the United States (not including cost of living) is around Rs.25-30 lakhs. The Cohort Program is designed to make the MS program affordable and available to more students. The cost of earning an MS degree through the Cohort Program is approximately Rs.9 lakhs.

 
 

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

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Manufacturing Engineer in commercial aerospace industry

Logistics Manager at Walmart, Inc.

Supply Chain Manager at Amazon

IT Project Manager in various companies like Microsoft

 

1+1 PROGRAM COST

TUITION FEES

1ST YEAR IN INDIA

Regular Rate: INR 3.12 lakhs

Cohort Rate: INR 2.76 lakhs

TUITION FEES

2ND YEAR IN USA

Regular Rate: INR 9 lakhs

Cohort Rate: INR 5.9 lakhs

TUITION FEES

TOTAL COST FOR AN M.S. DEGREE

Regular Rate: INR 12.1 lakhs

Cohort Rate: INR 8.6 lakhs

 
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