Carlow’s MBA program has a project management track, which was reviewed and approved by the Project Management Institute, the world’s leading professional association for project, program, and portfolio management.
|Marketing and Communications||For Immediate Release|
|Drew Wilson, Director, Media Relations||August 05, 2019|
PMI Is World’s Leading Association for Project, Program or Portfolio Management
Pittsburgh, Pa. –The Project Management Institute (PMI) has reviewed and approved Carlow University as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute. One of the tracks in Carlow’s Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) program is a project management concentration.
“Project managers are employed in virtually every industry,” said Howard Stern, PhD, director of the MBA program at Carlow. “This concentration allows interested students the opportunity to learn the latest skillsets and tools of the project management trade.”
As a PMI Registered Educational Provider (REP), Carlow has agreed to abide by PMI-established quality assurance criteria. Based in Philadelphia, PMI, with more than three million members, is the world’s leading association for professionals working in project, program, or portfolio management.
All Carlow faculty who teach in the MBA program’s project management track are Project Management Professional (PMP) credential holders.
“I can’t think of a better way to prepare students in their journey’s to become a project management professional,” said Dave Wolfe, MBA, PMP, who teaches Project Management at Carlow. Wolfe believes this PMI approval will set Carlow apart from other project management training programs in the region.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth in this field is projected to increase through 2026, and students who earn an MBA with a project management concentration will stand out in this field, said Stern.
For more information or to enroll in Carlow’s PMI approved Project Management track in the MBA program, please contact Shannon Agredo, at 412-578-6383.
### About Carlow University
Carlow is a private, co-educational, Catholic university located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s “Eds, Meds, and Tech” district. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Carlow’s graduates, curricula, and partnerships reflect its strong commitment to social justice; ethical, forward-thinking and responsible leadership; and service to the community that has a meaningful impact. Undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in four colleges: Health and Wellness, Leadership and Social Change, Learning and Innovation, and Professional Studies. Carlow graduates are in demand for their professional expertise, in fields ranging from nursing, the sciences, and perfusion technology to counseling, education, and forensic accounting; their entrepreneurial spirit and creative mindset; and their ability to manage change. Carlow’s 13 athletic teams are known as the Celtics, a reflection of the university’s Irish heritage and roots.