Careers and Outcomes

According to the Project Management Institute, employers will need to fill nearly 2.2 million new project-oriented roles each year through 2027.

Employment growth will be driven by specific industries, such as construction, manufacturing, finance and insurance, business services, utilities, oil and gas and information technology. Graduates of the project management program at Elmhurst will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a wide variety of settings.

Career opportunities in project management include, but are not limited to:

  • Director of Project Management
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Leader
  • Program Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Executive

The U.S. Department of Labor classifies project management within a broader management occupation associated with a specific industry or function.

Read More on the U.S. Department of Labor Website

Eric Sanders, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Management; Director of the Master of Project Management Program
Department of Business and Economics

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