City University of Seattle's Master of Science in Project Management (M.S.P.M.) degree program is designed for anyone with an undergraduate degree who is interested in pursuing a career in the field of project management. You will learn to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and develop team building strategies while applying proper project management principles (these skills are highly sought after in today's competitive work environment). Upon completion of the program, you will understand: the definition of a project and how to manage a project; the elements of an effective project plan; program management; portfolio management; effective scheduling; cost estimating and cost management; project execution and control methods; team leadership and development; risk management; and earned value management. You will also know how to create a project charter and build a work breakdown structure.