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Drexel University Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management Institute

March 23, 2017

PMI REPDrexel University’s College of Engineering today announces that the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s largest project management member association, has named it as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective March 1, 2017. R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)® and other PMI professional credentials. These organizations have met PMI’s rigorous quality criteria for course content, instructor qualification, and instructional design.

Project managers are increasingly turning to R.E.P.s for certification training and maintenance, especially since global median salaries for the profession now exceed $81,000 (USD). 

Frank T. Anbari, PhD, PMP, Clinical Professor and Program Director of the Project Management program states, "We have an outstanding team that worked diligently to make this recognition possible for our students.  We will continue to work with PMI to assure quality standards are met, giving the highest priority to the professional development of our students.”

Drexel University joins more than 1,500 R.E.P.s in more than 80 countries. These organizations include commercial training providers, academic institutions, and corporate training departments within corporations and government agencies. 

About Drexel University’s Project Management Program
The Project Management program is designed for students and professionals looking to make an impact in many industries such as information technology, healthcare, manufacturing, business services, finance and insurance, oil and gas, engineering, construction, and utilities. The curriculum provides the strategic, business, technical, communication, global, and leadership skills needed to manage projects and programs to meet current and anticipated requirements of business, non-profit, and government organizations in today’s competitive, project-driven environment. 

The program is ideal for students and professionals at any stage of their career. It spans the full spectrum of Project Management learning:

  • M.S. in Project Management (online)
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management (online)
  • Ph.D. in Project Management
  • B.S. in Any Discipline / M.S. in Project Management (for Drexel students)
  • Undergraduate Minor in Project Management (for Drexel students)
  • Professional development courses and workshops

For more information, please visit http://drexel.edu/projmgt/.

About Drexel University’s College of Engineering
The College of Engineering prepares a new generation of engineers dedicated to discovery and the application of technology to promote economic development and improve quality of life. The College is guided by five core values that shape the curriculum and experience for all students: excellence in academics and research; personal, intellectual and professional development; diversity; innovation and exploration; internal and external collaborations and partnerships.  Students are provided a research agenda that addresses society’s most pressing challenges. As Drexel moves through the 21st century, the College of Engineering will continue to offer students a diverse academic learning environment, while continuing to build on its national reputation for excellence in engineering and research.

About Project Management Institute (PMI)® 
Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.  Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. As part of the PMI family, Human Systems International (HSI) provides organizational assessment and benchmarking services to leading businesses and government, while ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives.

For more information, visit www.PMI.org, www.facebook.com/PMInstitute and on Twitter @PMInstitute.