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Project Management Schools In Minnesota

Minnesota has 4 accredited project management schools where project management faculty who teach project management classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the project management academic community in Minnesota, and the future trends in project management training at the following levels:


  1. Walden University

    155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Inver Hills Community College

    2500 80th St E, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55076-3224

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Metropolitan State University

    700 E Seventh St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    700 Terrace Heights, Winona, Minnesota 55987-1399

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Project Management Employment

Minnesota 45,220
National 2,266,370

Of all of the project management professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Minnesota state.

Employment Growth for Project management professionals In Minnesota

46,590 47,900 48,920 48,600 45,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Project Management is a shrinking field in Minnesota. There were 1,370 less project management professionals working in Minnesota in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of project management has shrunk by 3% in Minnesota. This decline is slower than the change in the number of project management professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of project management professionals has shrunk by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Project Management VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$77,870 $81,628 $82,805 $79,008 $84,875
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
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 Minnesota. The mean salary for project management professionals in 2006 was $77,870 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $84,875 per year.

Salary percentiles for Project management professionals in Minnesota

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of project management, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid project management professionals earning 94% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Minnesota state.

Average Salaries for Project management professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Business Administration
Business Management
Project Management
Small Business

In Minnesota, project management professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited project management schools in Minnesota is increasing. In Minnesota, there were 110 graduates in 2006. And there were 166 graduates from project management courses in 2010.

This represents a 51% increase in the number of project management degree or certificate school graduates in Minnesota state. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in project management.

Project Management Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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