Project Management

Boston University Online Master of Science in Computer Information Systems

Training Specs






Earn your master’s degree in Computer Information Systems completely online from Boston University.

Become highly skilled in the rapidly changing field of information technology, and a leader in IT management, while experiencing the teaching, research opportunities and individual advising by renowned full-time faculty of Boston University.

Flexible to your schedule, the program can be completed in as little as 18 months. The program is ideal for working professionals interested in participating in and managing information technology projects and teams across complex organizations. The comprehensive, real-world curriculum covers critical topics such as information security, digital forensics, IT project management, database management, and business intelligence.

The concentration in IT Project Management provides you with in-depth understanding of and hands-on experience with the latest technologies, and challenges you to apply your knowledge to real world projects. You’ll learn the general concepts embodied in the Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – PMBOK® Guide, and virtual project management skills that enhance the ability to manage geographically distributed software development.  Students will be prepared for careers such as; project manager, systems analyst, designer, programmer, research manager, IT consultant, or administrator of technical projects while also gaining specialized techniques in software risk management, software cost estimation, and software quality management.

The online Master of Science in Computer Information Systems program is accredited by the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for Project Management.

With more than 32,000 students from 140 countries around the world, Boston University is the fourth largest private university in the United States and was recently ranked by Times Higher Education as one of the Top 50 universities in the world. Boston University is recognized by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research. Boston University is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, (NEASC) Inc.


Advanced Project Management
Application Lifecycle Management
Basic Project Management
Best Practices
Budgeting and Forecasting
Business Analysis
Conflict Management
Consulting Skills
Contracts and Vendor Management
Cultural Change Management
Portfolio Management
Problem Solving
Process Management
Program Management
Project Accounting
Quality Management
Requirements Management
Risk Management
Team Building
Virtual Team Management


Certification: APMC (International Institute for Learning)
Certification: CAPM (Project Management Institute)
Certification: CBAP (International Institute of Business Analysis)
Certification: Certified Project Management Associate (International Project Management Association)
Certification: Certified Project Manager (International Project Management Association)
Certification: Certified Projects Director (International Project Management Association)
Certification: Certified SCRUM Master (The SCRUM Alliance)
Certification: Certified SCRUM Practitioner (The SCRUM Alliance)
Certification: Certified Senior Project Manager (International Project Management Association)
Certification: CPM (Intl. Association of Project & Program Mgmt)
Certification: FAPM (Association for Project Management (UK))
Certification: ITIL Foundation Certification
Certification: ITIL Practitioner Certification
Certification: Lean Six Sigma Certification
Certification: MAPM (Association for Project Management (UK))
Certification: MPM (American Academy of Project Managers)
Certification: PgMP (Project Management Institute)
Certification: PMP (Project Management Institute)
Certification: PRINCE2 Foundation (PRINCE2)
Certification: PRINCE2 Practitioner (PRINCE2)
Certification: ACP (Project Management Institute)
Degree: Associates in Project Management
Degree: Bachelors in Project Management
Degree: Certificate in Project Management
Degree: Masters In Project Management
Skill Development: Defined Skills
Skill Development: Soft Skills
Tool-specific: MS Project
Tool-specific: Other

Delivery Methods

Group at your location
Online Interactive
Scheduled at vendor location


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