Kansas City has a total population of 441,545 and a student population of 59,835. Of these students, 1,893 are enrolled in schools that offer project management programs.
The largest project management school in Kansas City, by student population, is Avila University. In 2010, Avila University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in project management.
In 2009 tuition at project management schools in Kansas City was $20,900 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a project management program in Kansas City. And if you live on campus at one of the Kansas City-based project management schools, you will have an added expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,100.
If you plan on staying in Kansas City after graduating from project management school, you should know that job prospects for project managers in Kansas City, which is the most popular project management profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 7,290 project managers in Missouri. Of these project managers, 4,490 were working in the greater Kansas City area. The number of project managers in Kansas City is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for project managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a project manager in Kansas City is $71,110 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for project managers.