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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.