UW-Platteville Recognized for Top Online Master's in Project Management

August 1, 2017
The Best Colleges, Top Online Programs

TheBestColleges.org ranked the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Online in the Top 20 Project Management online degree programs for 2017. According to the higher education information website, online master’s degree programs in project management provide individuals the opportunity to increase their earning potential and open the door for jobs in a high-growth market, and the top project management institutions across the country included in its list offer high-quality programs to meet students’ needs.

“Our program is honored to be ranked among the top online master’s degrees in project management,” said University of Wisconsin-Platteville Master of Science in Project Management Program Coordinator Bill Haskins. “We strive for excellence in the full range of knowledge and skills that relate to project success, and we are grateful to be recognized for our successful efforts.”

Individuals with a master’s in project management are well-equipped to lead teams by communicating tasks and goals effectively. Although project managers can be found in any organization, they are most common in industries that include construction, engineering architecture, information technology, and telecommunications.

According to the Project Management Institute’s Growth Forecast, there will be an estimated 12 percent rise in demand for project managers, totaling more than six million available jobs by 2020. Graduates with a master’s in project management can expect a positive job outlook and competitive salary. The median salary for a project manager with a master’s degree is $113,000.

This ranking is the latest recognition for UW-Platteville’s Master of Science in Project Management program. To learn more about our programs and awards, please contact our Corporate Marketing Director, Karen Adams by phone at 800.362.1984 or email at adamskar@uwplatt.edu.

About the University of Wisconsin-Platteville
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville offers five master’s degrees entirely online in project management, organizational change leadership, integrated supply chain management, engineering, and criminal justice, along with bachelor’s degrees in business administration and criminal justice at a distance. Visit GoUWP.com, call 800.362.5460 or email DistanceEd@uwplatt.edu to learn more about online opportunities at UW-Platteville.

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