5 PhD Programs in Project Management

Once students have completed the appropriate degree program, they are able to enroll in a PhD program to achieve the highest level of academic success possible. A doctoral degree is considered the capstone program for nearly all fields of study and involves creating a thesis. What is a PhD in Project Management? Project management is a specific kind of management that is applicable in nearly… Read more

Once students have completed the appropriate degree program, they are able to enroll in a PhD program to achieve the highest level of academic success possible. A doctoral degree is considered the capstone program for nearly all fields of study and involves creating a thesis.

What is a PhD in Project Management? Project management is a specific kind of management that is applicable in nearly all business fields. Students who study this area should be prepared to put together all the information needed to complete a project, assemble a team of special employees, and oversee all aspects of the project. Students can learn about management, operations, logistics, analysis, and human resources.

Most students find that the skills they develop through an advanced PhD program are some of the greatest benefits. These skills may open up new work opportunities or increase potential salaries. After studying project management, graduates have usually mastered professional communication, a strong business sense, and leadership abilities.

The fees and tuition associated with earning a PhD vary quite a bit. The factors that determine cost include the specific school and program you are studying in, as well as your country and length of study. Before you enroll, be sure to research these aspects thoroughly.

There are many careers that can be entered with a PhD in Project Management, but a student's unique specialization prepares him or her to become a project manager specifically. Nearly all major corporations and many small businesses need these managers to handle special projects. It is also possible to become another type of manager, such as human resources manager or sales manager. Eventually, some graduates may become a CEO leading a company.

Enroll into a project manager PhD program to continue your business education. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Barcelona, Spain

The doctoral program in projects allows subjects to be studied and do the doctoral research work within one of the lines of research offered following a program of studies tai ... +

The doctoral program in projects allows subjects to be studied and do the doctoral research work within one of the lines of research offered following a program of studies tailored to the distance modality. -
PhD
Full-time
Spanish
September 2020
Online
 
IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a management discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing to new ... +

The research in the PhD programme is an in-depth investigation of specific research issues related to a management discipline with the aim of enhancing and contributing to new knowledge in that discipline. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Mind Development Academy
Cape Town, South Africa

The Doctor of Project Management (Ph.D.) goal is to provide the students with the necessary expertise to assume strategic leadership roles in leading projects through the use ... +

The Doctor of Project Management (Ph.D.) goal is to provide the students with the necessary expertise to assume strategic leadership roles in leading projects through the use of theory and practice. The program will help students develop core strategic areas of required expertise such as knowledge management, project management leadership and ethical procurement. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
February 2020
Online
 
OUS Royal Academy of Economics and Technology in Switzerland
Zürich, Switzerland

There has been an explosion in both the adoption of a Project Management approach for enabling change and also in the growth of technology applications.

There has been an explosion in both the adoption of a Project Management approach for enabling change and also in the growth of technology applications. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
ADEN Tegucigalpa
Tegucigalpa, Honduras

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES

FACING CHALLENGES TO THE NEW LEADERS FOR SUCCESS AND SUSTAINABILITY OF ITS BUSINESSES -
PhD
Full-time
130 hours
English, Spanish
February 2020
Campus