Project Management Career Information

Project Managers are employed in many different industries, including engineering, design, construction, manufacturing, information technology and healthcare. They work closely with customers, business leaders, sales staff, architects, engineers and general contractors in a wide array of settings.

Project management employment opportunities span the globe. Project managers have integral roles in small and large corporations across every industry. Businesses that are moving forward hire project managers to achieve their strategic initiatives.

Project managers are responsible for key project processes:

  • Initiating
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Monitoring
  • Controlling
  • Closing

According to the Project Management Institute's report, "Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027," "Demand over the next 10 years for project managers is growing faster than demand for workers in other occupations. Organizations, however, face risks from this talent gap."

Associate Project Management Certificate

If you haven't completed your baccalaureate degree but are interested in project management, you can learn more about our Associate Project Management Certificate.

Post-baccalaureate Certificate of Professional Preparation

Seminole State's Post-baccalaureate Certificate of Professional Preparation in Project Management is designed to provide students with a solid foundation, advanced knowledge and a comprehensive theory-to-application approach to project management.


Cristina Shams
Engineering Faculty
Office: OVE 301