Careers in Project Management

As businesses constantly evolve, so do the ways they approach projects. Effective project managers are key as businesses turn new ideas into strategies and strategies into goals.

Employers seek well-rounded professionals in the project managers they hire. They want people with the interpersonal skills of strong leadership and clear communication. And they want people with the technical skills to successfully see projects through to completion.

The Project Management Institute predicts America will add 2.2 million new project-oriented jobs by 2027. Demand is highest in manufacturing, finance and professional services.

Nebraska Wesleyan University prepares you to take the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam, the industry’s recognized professional certification.

Popular career pathways include:

  • business analyst
  • construction project manager
  • consultant
  • IT project manager