Master of Science in Agile Project Management

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The Master of Science in Agile Project Management (MS/APM) degree is ideal for individuals who want to enhance their ability to manage complex traditional and agile projects.  Courses focus on contemporary traditional and agile project management theories and practices.  Students acquire knowledge of the project management tools, techniques, and processes necessary to effectively initiate, plan, execute, control, and close organizational projects and succeed as agile project management practitioners.  MS/APM graduates are prepared to fulfill traditional project management, agile project management, and leadership roles in modern organizations. This program may be completed through a combination of on-campus or online courses or 100% online.

The mission of the Master of Science in Agile Project Management (MS/APM) program is to provide students with relevant technical and cognitive education to prepare for employment in Agile project management arenas. Additionally, the MS/APM program develops the skills required for successful Agile project outcomes by providing students with the opportunity to master Agile project management tools and techniques utilized by Agile practitioners in the industry.

A graduate with a Master of Science in Project Management degree will be able to:

  • Analyze and apply the project management processes of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing as those processes relate to traditional and agile project management.
  • Write and/or orally communicate project management documents and information clearly and concisely, particularly as related to agile project management.
  • Integrate and apply agile project management tools and techniques to projects within organizations.
  • Understand and examine knowledge of agile project management theory and its implications for project management practitioners.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical issues and apply decision-making skills, particularly as related to agile project management.
  • Conduct relevant research appropriate to traditional and agile project management.

The minimum requirements for a Master of Science in Project Management are:

  • 18 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University.
  • 30 semester hours for a degree, excluding prerequisite.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required.

Degree Plan

Prequisities (BBA or the following course)
MGT4495 Project Management Foundations  3 hours
Required Graduate Studies  (6 hours)
RGS6035 Theory & Application of Research Methods 3 hours
RGS6036 Ethics for Decision Making 3 hours
Major Requirements (6000 level courses 18 hours)
MGT6145 Foundations of Project Delivery 3 hours
MGT6151 Project Value Delivery Strategy & Planning 3 hours
MGT6505 Agile Project Management 3 hours
MGT6515 Agile Frameworks 3 hours
MGT6520 Agile Methods 3 hours
MGT6525 Agile Value Delivery 3 hours
Electives (6 hours)
Business Administration Electives
(Selected from courses with the following prefixes: ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MKT)
6 hours

Total Hours

30 hours

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