Project Management Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has is only one accredited project management school where project management faculty who teach project management classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in project management in the state of Massachusetts, which encompasses project management training at the following levels:

  • Project Management Certificate
  • Masters degree in Project Management


  1. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Project Management Employment

Massachusetts 59,840
National 2,266,370

Of all of the project management professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Project management professionals In Massachusetts

61,530 59,400 61,800 62,000 59,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, project management is a shrinking field. 1,690 less project management professionals were working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of project management has shrunk by 3% in Massachusetts. This is slower than the trend for project management professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of project management professionals has shrunk by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Project Management VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$82,743 $86,339 $88,489 $90,402 $90,992
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Project Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of project management professionals is declining, the salaries paid to project management professionals are increasing in Massachusetts. Project management professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $82,743 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $90,992 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Project management professionals in Massachusetts

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This represents a 9% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Massachusetts state, within the field of project management, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid project management professionals earn 87% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Project management professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Business Administration
Business Management
Project Management
Small Business

Project management professionals in Massachusetts earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Project Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts


The number of students graduating from the only accredited project management school in Massachusetts is decreasing. In Massachusetts, there were 464 graduates in 2006. And there were 31 graduates from project management courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of project management school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts by 93%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a master's degree in project management.

Project Management Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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