Project Management in Minnesota

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Schools Offering Project Management Programs in Minnesota


Around 0.1% of Minnesota's graduates graduate from project management degree programs every year. Thus, Minnesota's 5 project management schools put out approximately 158 project managers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Minnesota that has a project management program is Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, which was ranked 72nd in the country in 2010, is located in Winona. In 2010, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota graduated 34 students from its project management program. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota charged in-state students $26,090 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Minnesota with a project management program is Dunwoody College of Technology, which is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. The tuition rate at Dunwoody College of Technology was $15,575 per year.

The third-ranked school in Minnesota with a project management program is Walden University, which is located in Minneapolis. In 2010, it was ranked 83rd nationwide. 118 students graduated with degree in project management from Walden University in 2010. Tuition at Walden University was $9,480 per year.

Cost

Project management schools in Minnesota, charge students an average tuition of $12,404 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,090 per year, or as little as $4,950 per year. In 2010, the following Minnesota project management schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota - located in Winona, students are charged $26,090 per year
  2. Dunwoody College of Technology - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $15,575 per year
  3. Walden University - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $9,480 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Minnesota project management schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Inver Hills Community College - located in Inver Grove Heights, students are charged $4,950 per year
  2. Metropolitan State University - located in Saint Paul, students are charged $5,923 per year
  3. Walden University - located in Minneapolis, students are charged $9,480 per year

A project management degree from a Minnesota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from project management school in Minnesota go on to work as a project manager. 14,050 project managers were working in Minnesota in 2010. The Minnesota counties with the largest populations of project managers are:

  1. Anoka County - 11,610 project managers
  2. Brown County - 530 project managers
  3. Carlton County - 360 project managers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of project managers is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 16,220 project managers working in the Minnesota then.

Salary

On average, project managers earn $105,970 per year. But, salaries for project managers can vary. In 2010, project managers made as little as less than $34,440 per year or as much as more than $135,200 per year in Minnesota. The following counties in Minnesota have the highest average salaries for project managers:

  1. Anoka County - $110,300 per year
  2. Dodge County - $97,330 per year
  3. Carlton County - $87,670 per year

The Minnesota counties with the lowest average salary for project managers are:

  1. Benton County - $77,360 per year
  2. Aitkin County - $78,010 per year
  3. Becker County - $79,240 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Minnesota statistics regarding a career in project management. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or small business.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Project Management in Minnesota
  • Certificate in Project Management in Minnesota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,384 miles from location Walden University Minneapolis MN 16.553 n/a 40,714
6,375 miles from location Metropolitan State University Saint Paul MN 13.2102 32% 7,354
6,375 miles from location Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights MN 10.5306 n/a 6,215
6,309 miles from location Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona MN 27.8242 32% 5,565
6,386 miles from location Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis MN 20.7351 30% 1,546
 

Curious what studying Project Management gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Minnesota

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Managers, All Other + 14,050 $105,970 37.7%
2
Management Analysts + 9,230 $88,550 10.7%
3
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers + 7,200 $64,500 -38.7%
4
Architectural and Engineering Managers + 4,610 $123,710 13.5%
5
Cost Estimators + 3,760 $58,670 -11.9%
6
Civil Engineers + 2,890 $76,130 -5.2%
7
Construction Managers + 2,050 $89,840 -19.9%
8
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval + 1,430 $71,630 -14.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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