Jun 01, 2023  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Project Management (PROJ)

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TOBY GOUKER, PH.D., Graduate Program Director

Degrees Offered

P.B.C. (Degree Types  )


Toby Gouker, Ph.D., Assistant Program Director, B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MBA, University of Houston, Ph.D., Walden University
Keith R. Kirkwood, Adjunct Instructor, B.S., Eastern Washington University, M.S., UMBC, 2014, Graduate, U.S. Army Computer Science School
Sam Negahban Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor, B.S., Drexel University, M.S., Drexel University, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
Jeff Ray, D.Mgt., Adjunct Instructor, B.S., University of Maryland, M.S., University of Maryland, M.S., George Washington University, J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
Charles R. Swassing, II, Adjunct Instructor, B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County, M.P.S., University of Maryland Baltimore County

Program Description

The goal of the program is to provide students with the skills and critical analysis capabilities necessary to successfully manage projects. The specific student learning outcomes are as follows:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use management, leadership, and interpersonal skills to lead technical teams executing a project.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply sound project management practices as outlined by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to work with virtual and international teams

Program Admission Requirements

Domestic Students
  • A bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • At least two years experience in a technical field
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • 3-5 years work experience
  • GRE scores are not required


Application deadlines are Fall: August 1; Spring: December 1


Financial Assistance

Presently, the program is not offering any financial aid or graduate assistantships.


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