Career Outlook

Today, organizations are more reliant than ever on project-driven business models. Georgetown’s Project Management degree positions you for success in this growing field.

According to the Project Management Institute’s “Pulse of the Profession” report, “champion” organizations—those with 80 percent or more of projects being completed on time and on budget—are prioritizing the development of technical skills, leadership skills, and strategic and business management skills. Georgetown’s program equips you with the technical expertise and managerial insights needed to meet these evolving demands.

Upon completing the program, you’ll be primed to pursue a successful career across a broad range of industries and organizations.

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.
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    In Georgetown's Project Management program, you will be challenged by industry professionals, share best practices with rising contemporary leaders, and be overwhelmingly embraced by the Spirit of Georgetown. Be prepared to truly develop as person, and most importantly, a leader.”

    John Nikiforakis Master's in Project Management

Average salary of project managers in Washington, D.C. $85,312 Project ManagerProject CoordinatorSenior Project ManagerAssistant ManagerProject AdministratorProject Manager IIAssociate Project Manager Top titles within the project manager occupation: Where do people in this field work? Professional scientific, and technical services 31% Manufacturing 14% Finance and insurance 14% Information 7% Healthcare and social assistance 7% Educational services 5% Real estate and rental & leasing 3%

Sources: Burning Glass Labor/Insight, PayScale