Project Management programs prepare individuals to apply quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. Includes instruction in project planning, risk management, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, accounting, statistics, decision making, and human resources.
Of the 1,360 Project Management degrees granted each year at the Masters degree level, 52% percent of whom are men and the other 48% percent are women. Did you know that Minnesota has more students being awarded a degree in Project Management than any other state? In fact, Minnesota granted 256 degrees last year! The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Project Management is $49,500.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Lasell University are three schools well-known for Project Management programs. In fact, around 65 the University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are pursuing a Masters degree in Project Management. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
The highest paying job for Project Management majors is Business Teachers, Postsecondary. But, something else to think about is how much demand there is for certain positions. A career that is in high need that a degree in Project Management can prepare you for is Business Teachers, Postsecondary.