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
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.
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.
Lang faculty conduct research with real impact that guide business decision-makers, inform public policy and inspire students.
Kick-off your program on campus and attend the annual Lang Grad Conference, where you will connect with your classmates and be inspired by industry change-makers.
Lang MPM program at a glance:
- Program Length: The full-time program of study can be completed between 3 and 4 semesters of study (12-16 months); students will have up to a total of 6 semesters (24 months) to complete their program.
- Program Start Date: Every May (on-campus for the Lang Grad Conference)
- Leveraging skills in project management to excel in an increasingly competitive workplace environment
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 2025 intake. We only offer one intake each year which begins in the Summer semester.
- Four-year undergraduate degree from a recognized university
- At least a B- average in your last two years of full-time study (International Students may use this guide to compare grade equivalency)
- Three years (minimum) of work experience in a related field
If you do not meet the above requirements, you may still be admitted to the program if you possess the following;
- Three-year degree/diploma from a recognized university/college, and
- At least a B- average in your last two years of study, and/or an acceptable professional designation, and
- Five years (minimum) of work experience in a related field showing progressive levels of responsibility.
A GMAT/GRE is not required.
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.
Application deadlines for Summer 2025 admission:
- November 1, 2024 -- submission of the online application form
- November 15, 2024 -- submission of all required supporting documents
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.
The cost of the Lang Master of Project Management program is $31,433.58 (domestic), and $38,933.00 (international) 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.
*Tuition and fees are billed by Student Financial Services with a program fee model (tuition is billed and paid via a set schedule as opposed to being billed by course). Program fees are billed over each semester, and include compulsory and program fees, tuition and in-course learning resources (not including required textbook costs).
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.
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.
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 the annual Lang Grad 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.