Master of Science in Project Management

Learn technical project management skills; strategic business management skills and leadership skills. Golden Gate University's Masters in Project Management (MS PM) is designed to help you find the right balance between the three. If you are looking to build a career in IT project management to run and deliver efficient projects, this program is for you.

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  • Ranked Among Top 10%
    Schools in the US by College Factual
  • Ranked #1
    for Working Professionals by Washington Monthly
  • 120+ Years
    of Educational Legacy
  • 12 Months
    Recommended 12-15 hrs/week
  • Oct 1, 2022
    Start Date
  • 70% Scholarship
    For 5000 Students
  • Overview
  • Certificate
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
  • Hiring Partners
  • Refer & Earn


Note that GGU is a member of AALS, not accredited.

About the Program

Live Sessions with Golden Gate University Faculty

Interact with Golden Gate University Faculty many of whom are practicing professionals in the silicon valley, delivered in a live-interactive format over weekend masterclasses.

Learn from Leading Practitioners

Get exclusive access to silicon valley based professionals and experts in the field.

Optional Immersion and Study Abroad

Engage in interactive networking sessions with experienced professional from your batch for effective peer to peer learning or complete your degree in the San Francisco, USA.


Key Highlights

  • Designed for working professionals
  • GGU alumni status
  • Capstone Project
  • Harvard Business Review Simulation
  • On-Campus immersion
  • 24x7 learner support
  • WES Approved
  • Live sessions with seasoned industry professionals
  • 70% Scholarship for 5000 students with EMI option
  • PMI Membership for 1 year included

“Through our association with Golden Gate University, San Francisco, upGrad endeavours to facilitate continuing education for working professionals throughout their careers. The pedagogy, program structure and delivery of these programs from the innovation capital of the world is our key differentiator.”

- Phlagun Kompalli - Co-founder, upGrad

Master of Science in Project Management from Golden Gate University, San Francisco

On successful completion of the program, you become a part of a 120+ year education heritage as you receive a Master of Science in Project Management degree from the #1 Ranked University for Working Professionals

  • A degree from a pioneering university based in the innovation capital of the world.
  • GGU alumni status.
  • Join an alumni network of 70,000+ CXOs from global companies, NASA Astronauts, Mayors, and Entrepreneurs.
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Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases, and projects.


Learn like you’re right there in San Francisco

Watch David Fike (President, GGU), Brent White (Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, GGU), and Phalgun Kompalli (Co-founder, upGrad) talk about the collaboration that makes it possible.


  • Introduction to Project Management
    • 3 Credits
  • Agile Management for Project Managers
    • 3 Credits
  • Project Governance: Program & Portfolio Management
    • 3 Credits
  • Project Risk Management
    • 3 Credits
  • Advanced Concepts: Project Planning & Control
    • 3 Credits
  • IT Management & Digital Transformation in the Business Enterprise
    • 3 Credits
  • Software Engineering Leadership
    • 3 Credits
  • Managing Data Structures
    • 3 Credits
  • Securing the Technology Infrastructure
    • 3 Credits
  • Capstone/Simulation
    • 3 Credits
  • 50+
    TA Sessions
  • 1
    Capstone Project
  • 1
    HBR Simulation
  • 50+
    Live sessions
  • 10+
  • 30
  • Career Services
    Access to upGrad’s Career portal
      1:1 Mentorship Sessions
        Access to 300+ job openings
          Resume building tools
            Industry specific interview preparation
              Just in time interviews
              • Industry Mentors
                • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
                • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
                Student Support
                • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7)
                • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
              • Q&A Forum
                • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers.
                • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning.
                Expert Feedback
                • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
                • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts

              Global Leadership Scholarships Offered by Golden Gate University and upGrad

              Scholarships on Program Fee
              Students to be Offered scholarships
              $100 Million
              Scholarships by GGU and upGrad
              Based on Merit

              Admission Process

              There are 4 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

              Program Fee
              70% scholarship available for 5,000 Indian students. EMI options available. ($1,090 Cost per credit * 30 Credits)

                Empowering learners of tomorrow

                Why Golden Gate University?
                • Rigorous cutting-edge curriculum ranked #1 across USA for Working Professionals
                • Degree from Golden Gate University, San Francisco Without Quitting Your Job
                • Silicon Valley Based Professional Coaching
                • Networking Opportunities with 70,000+ Alumni & Leading Industry Experts
                • 120+ Years of Legacy
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