Project Management Department

Master of Science, Project Management Professional Training Short Courses


The Project Management Department at UAA's College of Engineering is dedicated to providing our students the best graduate management education and training.

Our Vision

"Unequaled expertise and unparalleled success drive the world to seek out University of Alaska Anchorage project managers to manage the unmanageable."

Our Mission

"Provide superior project management education, training, and research so that complex, extreme, and challenging projects are universally successful."

New student enrollments in our MS in Project Management degree program are always welcomed.  The MSPM Program continues to be the largest, most vibrant contributor of skilled leaders and managers in Alaska's project-based economy, and a graduate program with the highest ROI (Return on Investment, ratio of salary potential and employment opportunity to cost of education) across a broad range of profesional domains.

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Admission of new students to our former Science Management and Engineering Management graduate degree programs has been suspended, (effective November, 2016). Current students have an opportunity to complete these degrees through Spring, 2018.  This suspension does not apply to our Project Management degree program.

Administrative Assistant:
Keturah Costello
(907) 786 - 1973
EIB 301A
Office Hours M - F, 9:00a - 6:00pm

Our Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) degree program addresses a variety of current workforce demands.  Project management has evolved into a skillset necessary for managers in all areas of business, industry, government, and education. In today's competitive marketplace, contemporary project management techniques are essential for organizations interested in improving their productivity, effectiveness, and financial performance.  We continually improve our course content and curriculum to include the most relevant and effective information and techniques.

Our professional training short courses are tailored for professionals, covering a variety of subjects.  We can also create custom short courses to meet the needs of specific organizations.

All of our classes are specifically designed to meet the needs of today's working professionals, allowing students to immediately apply skills learned in the classroom to their work.  Please email us at with any questions you might have.

PM Program Highlights

  • MS Project Management began in 2003

  • One of the first 13 programs in the world to receive PMI GAC accreditation

  • Real-time interactive distance course delivery

  • Helps students develop a high demand skill set valued in private and public sectors for all fields and industries

  • Project Management program built around the Project Management Body of Knowledge's (PMBOK® Guide) knowledge areas and process groups


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