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Masters in Project Management

Become an exceptional project manager.

Future You is paving the way.

Lang’s Master of Project Management program provides an enriching, professionally relevant, and flexible academic experience in the field of project management. The program offers the opportunity to develop depth in areas of project management related to leadership, human resource management, and sustainable business.

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to be able to tackle project leadership challenges facing your own organization. Coursework combines the academic rigour of evidence-based management with real-world applications to provide specialized project management training that enhances your leadership and decision-making abilities.

During your 3-semester program, you will find a diverse range of topics including:

  • Project Management
  • Leadership Skills
  • Project Governance
  • Business Analytics
  • Project Procurement and Supply Chain Management
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Program Overview

Available in full-time and part-time formats to fit your busy schedule. Complete coursework online and through weekly face-to-face learning which enhances student networking and campus experiences.

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Career-defining experience

Designed to advance the careers of mid to senior-level leaders who are looking to lead organizational change using project management principles and best practices. 

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World-class faculty

Lang faculty conduct research with real impact that guide business decision-makers, inform public policy and inspire students.

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Leadership development

Kick-off your program on campus and attend Lang's annual Leadership Conference, where you will connect with your classmates and be inspired by industry change-makers.

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Lang MPM program at a glance:

  • Program length: 12 months (full-time), 24 months (part-time)
  • Complete coursework online and through weekly face-to-face learning
  • Program start date: Every May (on-campus)
  • 1 on-campus learning experience (full-time) 
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Faculty Profile: Dr. Davar Rezania

A recognized expert in project management and leadership, Dr. Davar Rezania is the chair of the Department of Management at the Lang School. His research on accountability and project management has been published in top academic journals across the world. He received his PhD in management sciences from ESADE Business School, in Spain.

"Project management is one of the fastest growing fields for employment across North America. Students will learn from our inspiring faculty with expertise in operations, management, HR and leadership."

We are currently accepting applications for the May 2024 intake. We only offer one intake each year which begins in the Summer semester. 

Admissions Requirements

  • Qualified graduates of a four-year honour’s undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognized university (minimum B- average)  
  • With 2-3 years of relevant work experience. Relevant work experience is determined by the admissions committee and might include project-related work in the public, private or not-for-profit sector, particularly that which involves leadership roles. Applicants should clearly demonstrate the relevance of their work experience in the statement of intent and resume submitted with their application. 
  • Proof of English proficiency is required for applicants whose first language is not English. Please note that test scores must be valid for the start of the program.
  • GMAT/GRE score is NOT required.


We know that moving to Canada is both exciting and challenging. Leaving your friends, family and support can be difficult but we are here to help you find your place on campus and manage your transition. Our faculty come from over 39 countries and foster an environment that promotes diverse perspectives. We also have student-focused supports specific for international students to help your professional and personal growth while also adjusting to life in Canada.

This program does meet Canadian Immigration and Citizenship’s eligibility criteria to obtain a study permit and for a post-graduate work permit. For more information, please contact Canadian Immigration directly.    

Learn more about being an international student at Lang.

An application fee of $150 CAD is payable to the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC) directly when submitting your application. This application fee cannot be waived.   

The cost of the Lang Master of Project Management program is $31,433.58 (domestic) and covers your tuition, meals and accommodation during your on-campus learning experiences. Please note: there is no adjustment to the program fees if a student elects not to stay on campus.

Each semester you are registered as a full-time student there will be an additional Graduate Student Association Fee of approximately $37.85. All costs include tuition and on-campus experiences (excluding transportation).

This schedule and fees are guidelines and may be subject to change. Student Financial Services will announce the semester payment deadlines. In an effort to spread out the financial burden, tuition payments are required at the start of each semester instead of having to pay the entire amount all at once at the beginning of the school year.  

This program is not eligible for Provincial student aid (OSAP) and as a professional graduate program, no funding is offered to students enrolled. Students are expected to self-fund the total cost of their program. 

There are a number of resources available for students in the form of Loans, Entrance Scholarships and Student Awards. Additionally, the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers opportunities found on their Scholarships & Funding page. 

Your Lang MPM program will kick off with an on-campus experience where you’ll participate in Lang’s annual Leadership Conference to establish connections with your cohort and gain inspiration from keynote speakers and expert Lang faculty.

You’ll sleep, eat and study on-campus, giving you a true University of Guelph campus experience.

Future You is Ready

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