City University of Seattle’s online Master of Science in Project Management ranked 17th in a list of the top 50 online master’s programs in project management in the U.S., complied by Top Management Degrees.
CityU’s Master’s in Project Management is the only online program on the U.S. west coast that is globally accredited by the Project Management Institute, Inc. This accreditation was part of the reason why CityU was ranked so highly by Top Management Degrees. In addition, the methodology considered the program’s focus on educating students beyond the theoretical to provide them with practical resources and skills necessary to lead teams.
Students in the master’s in project management can use their degree to achieve senior-level jobs in government, military, manufacturing, transportation, commerce, healthcare, information technology, marketing, education and other industries. Many alumni shift or grow into rewarding, lucrative careers as project or program managers, business analysts or consultants shortly after graduation.
This ranking was derived from the most recent and publicly available sources, including The Princeton Review, US News and World Report, National Center for Education and Statistics, and PayScale. This ranking combines the results of two of the most influential higher education rankings in order to give a well rounded ranking of the programs available. This data was additionally calculated with each school’s average graduate school tuition and average early career salary to factor in an ROI on the master’s program. Finally, each school was ranked on an accreditation from the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC), the world’s leading association for project management professionals.
More information about the Master of Science in Project Management is available here.