2020 Most Affordable Master's in Project Management Online

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

This list highlights 25 schools, all of which offer affordable online master's in project management programs. At #1, Amberton University offers an online Master of Science in Agile Project Management for only $3,975 per year. Second-ranked Missouri State University is a similarly affordable option, with an annual tuition of only $6,120. Courses include Administrative, Organizational, Operations Concepts for Managers, and Product Design and Development.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in project management degrees. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 Amberton University $3,975
# 2 #2 Missouri State University $6,120
# 3 #3 Strayer University $6,640
# 4 #4 Troy University $7,410
# 5 #5 University of the Cumberlands $7,750
# 6 #6 Granite State College $8,850
# 7 #7 Sam Houston State University $9,283
# 8 #8 University of Kansas $9,945
# 9 #9 Colorado State University Global $10,000
# 10 #10 Southern Wesleyan University $10,170
# 11 #11 New England College $10,368
# 12 #12 Park University $10,440
# 13 #13 Bellevue University $10,530
# 14 #14 Geneva College $10,566
# 15 #15 The College of Saint Scholastica $10,735
# 16 #16 Avila University $11,153
# 17 #17 Charleston Southern University $11,250
# 18 #18 Southern New Hampshire University Online $11,286
# 19 #19 Johnson & Wales University-Online $11,445
# 20 #20 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota $11,520
# 21 #21 University of Maryland Global Campus $11,862
# 22 #22 The University of Arizona Global Campus $11,985
# 23 #23 Thomas Edison State University $12,024
# 24 #24 Stevenson University $12,060
# 25 #25 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide $12,402
#1
#1

Amberton University

Garland (TX)
Annual Tuition: $3,975
Annual Tuition: $3,975
Annual Tuition: $3,975
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 143
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 544
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (972) 279-6511

Example Classes: Advanced Agile Project Management, Conflict Management & Resolution, Ethics for Decision Making, Project Execution & Closing, Project Initiating & Planning, Project Risk, Cost, Schedule - Estimation & Control

#2
#2

Missouri State University

Springfield (MO)
Annual Tuition: $6,120
Annual Tuition: $6,120
Annual Tuition: $6,120
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 97%
  • Graduation Rate: 56%
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Average SATs: 1040 -1240
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,048
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,332
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (417) 836-5000

Example Classes: Administrative, Organizational and Operations Concepts for Managers, Communication and Diversity in the Workplace, Managerial Finance, Marketing Concepts for Managers, Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration in Business, Product Design and Development

#3
#3

Strayer University

Nationwide
Annual Tuition: $6,640
Annual Tuition: $6,640
Annual Tuition: $6,640
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 53%
  • Graduation Rate: 27%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 41,599
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 9,908
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE

Example Classes: Project Management, Project Management Leadership, Project Risk Mangement

#4
#4

Troy University

Troy (AL)
Annual Tuition: $7,410
Annual Tuition: $7,410
Annual Tuition: $7,410
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 92%
  • Graduation Rate: 47%
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1090
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 4,633
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,088
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (334) 670-3100

Example Classes: Advanced Project Management, Leadership of Innovation and Change, Strategic Management, Theories of Organizational Behavior

#5
#5

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg (KY)
Annual Tuition: $7,750
Annual Tuition: $7,750
Annual Tuition: $7,750
  • Online Degrees: 4
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Average SATs: 930 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,640
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 7,852
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (606) 549-2200

Example Classes: Executing the Project, Legal, Ethical and Social Environment, Monitoring/Controlling and Closing the Project, Project Management Processes

#6
#6

Granite State College

Concord (NH)
Annual Tuition: $8,850
Annual Tuition: $8,850
Annual Tuition: $8,850
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 84%
  • Graduation Rate: 19%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,520
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 220
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (603) 228-3000

Example Classes: Leading Teams, Negotiation, Contracting and Procurement, Project Planning and Scheduling, Project Quality Management, Risk Management

#7
#7
Annual Tuition: $9,283
Annual Tuition: $9,283
Annual Tuition: $9,283
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 86%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Average SATs: 990 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 2,120
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,562
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (936) 294-1111

Example Classes: Management of Innovation and Technology, Operations Planning and Control, Quality Management, Tools of Project Management

#8
#8

University of Kansas

Lawrence (KS)
Annual Tuition: $9,945
Annual Tuition: $9,945
Annual Tuition: $9,945
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 85%
  • Graduation Rate: 66%
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 600
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,382
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (785) 864-2700

Example Classes: Lean Six Sigma & Project Quality, Management of Governmental Projects, Management of New Product Development Projects, Portfolio Analysis for Project Managers, Project Cost Estimation, Analysis, and Control, Risk Management for Project Managers

#9
#9

Colorado State University Global

Greenwood Village (CO)
Annual Tuition: $10,000
Annual Tuition: $10,000
Annual Tuition: $10,000
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Graduation Rate: 64%
  • Average SATs: 950 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,114
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 4,556
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (800) 920-6723

Example Classes: Business Analyses, Contracts, Procurement, and Risk Management, Effective Organizations—Theory and Practice, Operations Management, Project Management Office (PMO), Project Metrics, Monitoring, and Control

#10
#10
Annual Tuition: $10,170
Annual Tuition: $10,170
Annual Tuition: $10,170
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 54%
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Average SATs: 948 -1153
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 348
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 280
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (864) 644-5000

Example Classes: Advanced Project Management, Managing for Quality and Excellence, Organizational Change Management, Strategic Leadership

#11
#11

New England College

Henniker (NH)
Annual Tuition: $10,368
Annual Tuition: $10,368
Annual Tuition: $10,368
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 29%
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 551
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 317
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (603) 428-2211

Example Classes: Economics for Leaders, Managerial Accounting, Professional and Organizational Ethics, Strategic Marketing

#12
#12

Park University

Parkville (MO)
Annual Tuition: $10,440
Annual Tuition: $10,440
Annual Tuition: $10,440
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 93%
  • Graduation Rate: 62%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 5,473
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,358
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (816) 741-2000

Example Classes: Disaster Emergency Management, Global Governance, Management Accounting, Management Information Systems, Public Management, Quality and Innovation Management

#13
#13

Bellevue University

Bellevue (NE)
Annual Tuition: $10,530
Annual Tuition: $10,530
Annual Tuition: $10,530
  • Online Degrees: 6
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 84%
  • Graduation Rate: 24%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 7,352
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 3,151
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (402) 291-8100

Example Classes: Cost Control in Projects, Emerging Trends in Project Management, Procurement and Contract Management, Project Management in Global and Virtual Workplaces, Quality in Projects, Schedule Management

#14
#14

Geneva College

Beaver Falls (PA)
Annual Tuition: $10,566
Annual Tuition: $10,566
Annual Tuition: $10,566
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 95%
  • Graduation Rate: 72%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1240
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 94
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 39
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (724) 846-5100

Example Classes: Leadership and Finance, Managing Risk, Project Quality Assurance, Assessment, and Evaluation

#15
#15
Annual Tuition: $10,735
Annual Tuition: $10,735
Annual Tuition: $10,735
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 69%
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 441
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 621
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (218) 723-6000

Example Classes: Emerging Topics in Project Management, Global and Cultural Competency, Leadership Communications, Leading Global and Distributed Teams, Procurement and Budget Management, Strategic Decision Making

#16
#16

Avila University

Kansas City (MO)
Annual Tuition: $11,153
Annual Tuition: $11,153
Annual Tuition: $11,153
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 55%
  • Acceptance Rate: 39%
  • Average SATs: 1005 -1160
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 83
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 26
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (816) 942-8400

Example Classes: Application of Project Management, Leadership & Influence, Practice of Project Management, Six Sigma, Team Development, Tools & Technology of Project Management

#17
#17
Annual Tuition: $11,250
Annual Tuition: $11,250
Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 41%
  • Acceptance Rate: 56%
  • Average SATs: 1020 -1200
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 244
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 327
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (843) 863-7000

Example Classes: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Making Ethical Management Decisions, Managing a Project Schedule and Budget, Managing Project Risk, Managing Project Stakeholder Needs

#18
#18
Annual Tuition: $11,286
Annual Tuition: $11,286
Annual Tuition: $11,286
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 77%
  • Graduation Rate: 44%
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 86,849
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 19,526
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (603) 668-2211

Example Classes: Business Environment, Innovations and Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Corporate Culture, and Social Responsibility, Government Impact on Business, Operations Management and Technology, Project Management for PMP® Certification, Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making

#19
#19
Annual Tuition: $11,445
Annual Tuition: $11,445
Annual Tuition: $11,445
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 50%
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1,070
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 682
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (401) 598-1000

Example Classes: Operations Management, Project Management Simulation II, Team Dynamics

#20
#20
Annual Tuition: $11,520
Annual Tuition: $11,520
Annual Tuition: $11,520
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 100%
  • Graduation Rate: 64%
  • Acceptance Rate: 64%
  • Average SATs: 1030 -1196
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 49
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 1,381
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (507) 457-1600

Example Classes: Earned Value Management for Project Managers, Project Integration and Quality Management, Project Leadership Team & Stakeholder Management, Project Risk Management

#21
#21
Annual Tuition: $11,862
Annual Tuition: $11,862
Annual Tuition: $11,862
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 46%
  • Graduation Rate: 15%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 35,971
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 10,876
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (301) 985-7000

Example Classes: Foundations of Project Management, Project Communications Management, Project Quality Management, Project Risk Management, Quantitative Methods in Project Management

#22
#22
Annual Tuition: $11,985
Annual Tuition: $11,985
Annual Tuition: $11,985
  • Online Degrees: 3
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 89%
  • Graduation Rate: 8%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 26,914
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 5,706
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Phone #: (866) 711-1700

Example Classes: Advanced Project Management, Project Management Strategy, Project Planning & Management

#23
#23
Annual Tuition: $12,024
Annual Tuition: $12,024
Annual Tuition: $12,024
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 9,475
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 655
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (609) 984-1100 x2025

Example Classes: Economic Issues in Organizations, Finance and Accounting for Managers, Global Project Management, Procurement and Vendor Management, Project Leadership and Communication, Project Risk Management

#24
#24

Stevenson University

Stevenson (MD)
Annual Tuition: $12,060
Annual Tuition: $12,060
Annual Tuition: $12,060
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 99%
  • Graduation Rate: 60%
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Average SATs: 1010 -1190
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 241
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 471
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (410) 486-7000

Example Classes: Customer Relationship Management, Healthcare Policy, Law, and Ethics, Healthcare Project Planning and Management, Human Resources Development in Healthcare, Quality Management in Healthcare, Teamwork in Healthcare Settings

#25
#25
Annual Tuition: $12,402
Annual Tuition: $12,402
Annual Tuition: $12,402
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 49%
  • Graduation Rate: 28%
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 8,378
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 2,982
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (800) 522-6787

Example Classes: Anatomy of Project Organizations, Assessing and Managing Project Risk, Effective Communications for Managing Projects, Fundamentals of Project Management, Leading Projects Across Cultural, Corporate, and International Boundaries, Planning, Directing, and Controlling Projects