World Campus M.P.M. degree program holding introductory event in Pittsburgh

September 05, 2013

Penn State will host an introductory meeting for Pittsburgh-area residents interested in learning more about the University’s online Master of Project Management (M.P.M.) degree.

The M.P.M is an interdisciplinary graduate degree that uses problem-based learning to examine all aspects of project management theory and practice. The 30-credit program can be pursued full- or part-time through Penn State World Campus and tailored to include coursework in supply chain management, enterprise architecture or SAP software. The M.P.M. is accredited by AACSB International and Penn State is a Project Management Institute (PMI) Registered Education Provider.

Program director Jeffrey K. Pinto will discuss degree curriculum, course content and expectations, application requirements, financial aid resources and GMAT preparation at a M.P.M Information Session to be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Regional Learning Alliance, 850 Cranberry Woods Drive. Pinto is the author of the books “Project Management: Achieving Competitive Advantage,” “The Oxford Handbook of Project Management” and “Power and Politics in Project Management.” He is a past recipient of the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award.

For more information about the M.P.M. program, visit To register for Pinto’s Oct. 9 information session, visit, email, or call the Penn State Behrend Office of Graduate Admissions at 866-374-3378.

Last Updated September 12, 2013