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Overview

Capella University's online Master's in Project Management program gives you essential IT skills to make a difference in your organization. This program focuses on the fundamentals of IT project management and assesses the current state of technology, including its organizational, legal, ethical, and professional influences.

This program is accredited by The Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (GAC) and was designed around A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). In addition, Capella is a Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute, offering more than 25 courses approved by PMI for its professional development units (PDUs).

With a specialized path for career changers, this program also offers those transitioning into the field a separate course sequence to build foundational knowledge before encountering advanced IT concepts.

Students who are already advanced in their careers or looking to break into the field choose Capella’s online Master’s in Project Management program for its flexibility, but chiefly for what it will help them do. They know that their curriculum will reflect the current demands of their field. That they can apply the knowledge from their courses to the work they’re doing right now, helping them to excel even as they’re still learning.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

With your Master's in Project Management from Capella, you'll learn to lead and manage people and resources, and demonstrate a strategic alignment between business needs and project outcomes. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

People with Master's degrees in IT from Capella earn an average of $38,000 more per year than people who only hold a Bachelor's degree.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Master's in Project Management include: data processing manager, director of IT, information systems manager, management information systems director/manager, project manager/director, and senior IT manager. Potential workplaces include: community college, consulting firm, corporation, government, land-based or online college or university, and the military.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.