A graduate with an online master’s in project management has one of the highest average salaries in business. The downside? Tuition for a project management degree can cost as much as $60,000! GetEducated’s rankings reveal all of the programs that cost less than the national average so that you, the consumer, can make the most informed decision.
GetEducated compared 31 master’s in project management from 29 regionally accredited online schools to create this ‘Best Buy’ list. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—17 online master’s in project management for under $26,000.
Average Cost (In-state): $27,766.67
Least Expensive: Western Carolina University ~$8,285.40
Most Expensive: The George Washington University ~$60,879.00
Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest online master’s in project management programs. The online degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2018 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.
Most Affordable Online Master’s in Project Management
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Western Carolina University
Missouri State University
University of Michigan - Dearborn
Granite State College
Sam Houston State University
Colorado State University-Global Campus
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
The College of Saint Scholastica
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Charleston Southern University
Southern New Hampshire University
University of Mary
Florida Institute of Technology
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University of Alaska Anchorage
Pennsylvania State University
City University of Seattle
Golden Gate University
University of Southern California
Master of Science in Project Management 14,15
Master of Science in Agile Project Management
The George Washington University
Accreditation Note: To qualify for a ranking, a program must be regionally accredited. Additional programmatic accreditation is noted in the rank table.
15 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
16 International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
17 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
23 Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center (PMI GAC)
Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2017 review of regionally accredited online master’s in project management programs. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online master’s degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules.
The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire online degree including fees. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.
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