Online Master’s Degrees in Project Management
Upon graduation, students may either seek entry to upper-level employment or pursue a doctoral degree in a related field. Master’s-level graduates may gain employment in logistics, healthcare, operations management, technology, and government.
- Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree
- Program Length: One to two years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Employment or Doctoral Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 11% (2010-2020)*
Program coursework for master’s-level degree programs in project management may include major-specific coursework alongside some project management electives. These courses may teach students how to effectively manage individuals, plan the project development process, and control costs related to specific projects. Core project management courses may include the following:
- Cost and Value Management
- Planning and Resource Management
- Interpersonal and Group Behavior
- Management of Projects
- Project Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Transportation and Distribution
Master’s-level graduates may choose to pursue career opportunities in information technology, healthcare, government, human resources, and logistics. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities in management are expected to increase by 11% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Program Coordinator
- Information Technology Project Manager
- Procurement Specialist
- Project Management Director
- Operations Manager
Those who successfully complete a master’s degree program may have the opportunity to further their education by enrolling in a doctoral degree program. A doctoral degree in project management may prepare students to conduct scholarly research in order to develop theories that advance developments in project management. Employers may require a master’s degree in order to be eligible for upper-level positions in project management.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
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