Career Outcomes & Job Titles
People who choose an online project management degree often pursue management, director-level, or consulting positions overseeing and managing technology projects and teams.
Potential Employment Settings
- Community college
- Consulting firm
- Government — local, state, federal
- Land-based or online college or university
Common Job Titles/Positions*†
- Adjunct or part-time faculty
- Data processing manager
- Director of IT
- Director of special projects
- Information systems manager
- IT consultant
- Management information systems director/manager
- Project director
- Project lead
- Project management consultant
- Project manager
- Senior IT manager
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.
†Some jobs may prefer or even require a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
School of Business and Technology Master's Degree Graduates
Data from graduates across all Business and Technology masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.
Our School of Business and Technology master's graduates report satisfaction with tasks and responsibilities and salary and benefits. The majority of graduates work in higher education, government/public sector, healthcare, information technology, aerospace, or consulting.
Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.
Many master's degree graduates from the School of Business and Technology report advancing in their careers and receiving a salary increase, leadership role or promotion. They also say their Capella degrees garner recognition from employers.
Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012