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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online project management degree often pursue project management, director-level, or consulting positions, especially those that are more business than IT-focused.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Aerospace and defense automation system
  • Community college
  • Construction
  • Consulting firm
  • Corporation
  • Department of defense/military and government
  • Engineering
  • Government — local, state, federal
  • Health care
  • Information technology
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Manufacturing
  • Military
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Pharmaceutical

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Consultant
  • Project coordinator
  • Project director
  • Project lead
  • Project manager
  • Project specialist
  • Program director
  • Program manager
  • Senior project manager
  • Vice president of project management

*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.

Master of Business Administration Degree Program Graduates

Data from graduates across all Business and Technology masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni are using their degrees.

Career growth potential 42%Promotional opportunities 34%Salary and benefits 55%

Percentage of respondents who answered "strongly agree" or "agree."
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.

Advanced in career or profession 24%Successfully changed careers 13%Obtained a teaching position in higher education 2%Assumed a leadership role 19%Received a promotion 22%

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 Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.