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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.

1 year in India + 1 year in USA = MS in Project Management

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.

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Step 1  - INDIA

Complete the Missouri State University Graduate Certificate in Project Management Online

Two Step Process

*Administered by the Missouri State University English Language Institute

Admission Requirements

Open to students in final year of 3- or 4-year undergraduate degree programs or graduates

Must have a 2.75 minimum GPA in current undergraduate program

Language proficiency: V IELTS 6.0 V TOEFL 79 V Duolingo 110 V LinguaSkills Assessment*

No GRE required

Statement of Purpose and Professional/Academic Resume

One letter of reference

Certificate Program

3.0 GPA in Certificate program courses to earn GRE waiver.

If lower than 3.0 GPA, GRE score of 300+ is required

Master Degree

TCM 701 - Foundations of Project Management


A comprehensive overview of project management, with introductions to basic techniques, functions, and tools explained and demonstrated.

(3 Credit Hours)

An introduction to the "people skills" necessary to manage projects successfully, including theories and real-life scenarios to practice skills.

(3 Credit Hours)

TCM 710 - Project Leadership & Communications Management

TCM 645 - Program and Portfolio Management


Provides an overview of program and portfolio management with a primary focus on overall success of the organization.

(3 Credit Hours)

The use of schedule and cost management tools and techniques to deliver projects on time and within budget.

(3 Credit Hours)

TCM 651 - Project Schedule and Cost Management

Step 2  - USA

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