2019 Most Affordable Master's in Project Management Online

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All 25 of these schools offer affordable online options for master's degrees in project management. Tuitions under $16,000 per year make these schools great options for prospective online students. Top-ranked Amberton University offers a Master of Science in Agile Project Management for $3,975 annually. Granite State College's online MS in Project Management includes classes such as Leading Teams, Project Quality Management, and Risk Management.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2019 rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in project management degrees. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Amberton University Annual Tuition $3,975
#2 #2 Missouri State University Annual Tuition $5,525
#3 #3 Granite State College Annual Tuition $8,625
#4 #4 Sam Houston State University Annual Tuition $8,842
#5 #5 Colorado State University-Global Campus Annual Tuition $9,000
#6 #6 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide Annual Tuition $9,975
#7 #7 University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Tuition $10,125
#8 #8 Bellevue University Annual Tuition $10,350
#9 #9 Central Michigan University Annual Tuition $10,728
#10 #10 Avila University Annual Tuition $10,830
#11 (tie) #11 (tie) Charleston Southern University Annual Tuition $11,250
#11 (tie) #11 (tie) Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Annual Tuition $11,250
#13 #13 Florida Tech Annual Tuition $11,655
#14 #14 Ashford University Annual Tuition $11,730
#15 #15 University of Maryland University College Annual Tuition $11,862
#16 #16 Thomas Edison State University Annual Tuition $12,024
#17 #17 New England College Annual Tuition $12,240
#18 #18 The College of Saint Scholastica Annual Tuition $12,627
#19 #19 Liberty University Annual Tuition $13,560
#20 #20 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $13,794
#21 #21 California State University-Bakersfield Annual Tuition $13,800
#22 #22 Webster University Annual Tuition $14,040
#23 #23 Strayer University Annual Tuition $14,790
#24 #24 Troy University Annual Tuition $14,820
#25 #25 Western Carolina University Annual Tuition $15,209
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  • Annual Tuition: $3,975
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,112
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Agile Project Management; Conflict Management & Resolution; Ethics for Decision Making; Project Cost & Contract Procurement; Project Execution & Closing; Project Human Resources & Communication Management
  • Annual Tuition: $5,525
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,222
  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $8,625
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 287
  • Example Classes:
    Leading Teams; Negotiation, Contracting and Procurement; Project Planning and Scheduling; Project Quality Management; Risk Management

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,842
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,575
  • Example Classes:
    Management of Innovation and Technology; Operations Planning and Control; Quality Management; Tools of Project Management

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,437
  • Example Classes:
    Applying Leadership Principles; Assessing and Managing Risk; Business Analyses; Contracts, Procurement, and Risk Management; Effective Organizations—Theory and Practice; Effective Project Scheduling and Control

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,975
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,155
  • Example Classes:
    Anatomy of Project Organizations; Assessing and Managing Project Risk; Decision Making for Leaders; Effective Communications for Managing Projects; Fundamentals of Project Management; Leading Projects Across Cultural, Corporate, and International Boundaries
  • Annual Tuition: $10,125
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 918
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Tools and Techniques for Project Management; Agile Methods in Project Management; Interpersonal Skills for Virtual and Co-located Project Teams; Project Portfolio Management; Project Risk Management; Project Scope Management
  • Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,342
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Project Management; Cost Control in Projects; Emerging Trends in Project Management; Fundamentals of Project Management; Procurement and Contract Management; Project Cost
  • Annual Tuition: $10,728
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,109
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Project Management Methodologies; Application of Project Management Principles; Communication and Social/Organizational Change; People and Project Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $10,830
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 425
  • Example Classes:
    Application of Project Management; Leadership & Influence; Practice of Project Management; Six Sigma; Team Development; Tools & Technology of Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 412
  • Example Classes:
    Critical Thinking and Problem Solving; Decision Making and Project Initiation; Making Ethical Management Decisions; Managing a Project Schedule and Budget; Managing Project Quality and Change; Managing Project Risk
  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,050
  • Example Classes:
    Earned Value Management for Project Managers; Project Integration and Quality Management; Project Leadership Team & Stakeholder Management; Project Risk Management
  • Annual Tuition: $11,655
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 918
  • Example Classes:
    Managerial Accounting; Managerial Economics; Marketing Management; Mastering Project Management; Organizational Behavior; Project Tools and Techniques
  • Annual Tuition: $11,730
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,491
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Project Management; Integrated Cost & Schedule Control; Project Management Strategy; Project Planning & Management; Project Procurement Management; Total Quality Management
  • Annual Tuition: $11,862
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 13,310
  • Example Classes:
    Foundations of Project Management; Project Communications Management; Project Quality Management; Project Risk Management; Quantitative Methods in Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $12,024
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 788
  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $12,240
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,010
  • Example Classes:
    Contract Management; Economics for Leaders; Economics for Leadership; Managerial Accounting; Managerial Accounting and Finance for Leadership; Professional and Organizational Ethics
  • Annual Tuition: $12,627
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,561
  • 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

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,560
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and TRACS
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 28,706
  • Example Classes:
    Global Project Management; International Business; Leading Global Projects; Organizational Behavior; Project Evaluation & Assessment; Project Management

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,794
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 19,027
  • Example Classes:
    Business Environment, Innovations and Entrepreneurship; Ethics, Corporate Culture, and Social Responsibility; Government Impact on Business; Management of Service Operations; Operations Management and Technology; Operations/Project Management Internship
  • Annual Tuition: $13,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,162
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Human Resource Management; Benefit-Cost Analysis; Contracting and Outsourcing; Dealing with the Difficult Employee; Organizational Structure and Processes; Strategic Competition
  • Annual Tuition: $14,040
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,768
  • Example Classes:
    Basic Finance for Managers; Communication for Professional Science Management and Leadership; Ethics and Social Responsibility in Science Management and Leadership; Foundations in Intellectual Property Law; Organizational Behavior; Project Management
  • Annual Tuition: $14,790
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 11,928
  • Example Classes:
    Managing Project Risk; Managing Project Teams; Project Estimating and Budgeting; Project Management; Project Management Leadership; Project Procurement Management
  • Annual Tuition: $14,820
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,711
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Project Management; Leadership of Innovation and Change; Strategic Management; Theories of Organizational Behavior
  • Annual Tuition: $15,209
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,634
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Project Management Practices; Fundamentals of Project Management; Project Execution and Closeout; Project Plan and Implementation; Project Planning; Project Selection and Initiation

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