Master of Science in Technology Project Management

OverviewGAC PMI Logo

The degree plan for a Master of Science (MS) in Technology Project Management is designed specifically to prepare individuals with undergraduate degrees in technology disciplines for responsible leadership roles in the technology-based and professional workplaces. The core courses provide in-depth preparation in project management skills. Being able to plan and manage technology projects is an increasingly important skill for those with a technical background.

The directed area of study allows graduate students the opportunity to focus in an area of specialization.

Graduate Program Statistics

Program Enrollment

Degree Program Fall 2011
MS in Information System Security 46
MS in Supply Chain Logistics Technology 40
MS in Technology Project Management 64

Degrees Conferred

Degree Program FY
2008
FY
2009
FY
2010
FY
2011
MS in Information System Security 14 10 10 22
MS in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology 3 6 6 10
MS in Technology Project Management 2 9 6 10

Admission Requirements

An undergraduate or graduate degree in a technology discipline from an accredited university or college is required for unconditional admission to the technology project management graduate program. The applicant's undergraduate education must reflect a firm foundation in a technology discipline, the equivalent of 24 hours within one technology major or 18 advanced hours within one technology minor. Students who do not meet the necessary requirements will be requested to complete prerequisites before entering the program.

  • Admissions Test - Students must submit official scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • A grade point average of 3.0 or better (4.0 scale) for the last 60 hours of academic course work is required for unconditional admission.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons who can address the applicant's ability and potential for graduate education and a leadership position in a technological-intensive organization (i.e., former professors, employment supervisors, professional colleagues).
  • A personal narrative statement reflecting the applicant's academic and employment histories and prior experience on technology projects, as well as interest in achieving a leadership position in an organization.
  • A demonstrated understanding of statistics is required. Prospective students should have taken and passed a course in statistics (e.g., TMTH 3360) with a grade of C or higher.

Tuition and Fees

The following link provides comprehensive information regarding graduate tuition and fees for University of Houston programs: www.uh.edu/financial/graduate/tuition-fees

Proficiency in English

International applicants are required to provide official TOEFL scores. Students whose written or spoken English proficiency is marginal in relation to the communication skills of the information technology industry may be required to seek instruction outside the college.

A personal interview may be requested by Graduate Admissions Committee or by the applicant. The Graduate Admissions Committee may identify pre-admission foundation courses, as part of or in addition to the list given above, that need to be taken before entering the program.

Application Process

  1. Complete application for Graduate Studies and return as instructed with official transcripts and $75.00 application fee.
  2. Arrange to complete the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and submit official scores to the University of Houston. You can arrange to take the GRE on campus by calling 713-743-5444.
  3. Submit a personal statement of intent (see reverse for suggested guidelines) and three letters of recommendation.
  4. International applicants must also pay an additional $75.00 international application processing fee and submit official TOEFL scores.

Contact Information

For more information about this program, contact Tiffany Roosa or Catrina Ballard, Graduate Advisors for the College of Technology.