Skills you can use: Estimates suggest that 65 percent of the work being done in modern organizations is “project-based.”
Project-Intensive industries (including business services, construction, finance and insurance, information services and IT, manufacturing, oil and gas, utilities, and chemical/pharmaceuticals) are predicted to grow their share of GDP to $5.81 trillion.
According to the Project Management Institute (PMI) Salary Survey, Seventh Edition, 71 percent of those surveyed had received a salary increase in the previous year and the median base salary for project managers within the United States was $105,000.
According to research published in the AACSB’s BizEd Magazine, project management is listed as one of the top ten skills that employers prize in their employees.
According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, individuals with expertise in supply chain management are in high demand. Business schools are struggling to keep up with that demand.
At selected AACSB schools, supply-chain majors from the class of 2012 earned average starting salaries of $56,410, compared with $50,098 for undergraduate business students overall.
Add value to your PSCM degree with certificates in enterprise resource planning. We offer SAP and Oracle certification opportunities.
Two hot fields packaged into one big degree! We are the only school in the Penn State system and one of a handful in the entire country to offer a major that integrates the project and supply chain management areas.