MBA in Project Management - Careers

SNHU’s Masters in Project Management Prepares You to Meet Growing Market Demand

Whether earning a degree to continue your education or to enhance your professional credentials, completing a Masters in Project Management degree from Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education will give you the foundation you need to capitalize on the growing demand in the market for qualified, proven project managers. Taught by professors with many years of business experience, SNHU’s Masters in Project Management program combines theory with practical application, so you leave with a set of tools that complement today’s tech-intensive workplace.

While the list of industries in need of professionals with a Masters in Project Management varies, the types of job titles you might expect to find include:

  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Project Leader 
  • Project Quality Manager
  • Project Risk Manager
  • Team Leader Test Manager 
  • Project Scheduler
  • Project Planner 
  • Project Cost Estimator
  • Project Procurement Manager

Managing to Meet the Demand

An MBA Project Management college degree will help you compete for the growing number of project management positions in a variety of industries. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, information technology project managers and construction project managers are expected to grow faster than average employment growth. And management, scientific, and technical consulting services is projected to be the fastest growing industry over the next decade.

Resources for Careers in Project Management

The following resources will help you to learn more about project management careers and provide insight into what steps you need to take to become a project manager in your area of interest.

Project Management Institute
The world’s leading nonprofit membership association for the project management profession, with more than half a million members and credential holders in 185 countries. PMI’s worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by its globally-recognized standards and credentials, extensive research program, and professional development opportunities.

International Project Management Association
World leading nonprofit making project management organization that represents more than 50 project management associations from all continents of the world.

American Society for the Advancement of Project Management
The USA member affiliate of IMPA (see above).

The American Academy of Project Management
The Global Board of Standards and Accreditation Council for project management industry professionals and related institutions. Its Global Board of Standards issues Project Management Certification to qualified professionals who meet its graduate professional criteria and standards of Specialized Graduate Education, Industry Training & Experience, Industry Knowledge, Ethics, and Continuing Education.

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