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Are you looking to learn new skills and take the next step in your professional development? Earning a master’s degree in product management can lead to many career opportunities across various industries.

With product management expanding beyond the needs of software and product marketing, the number of roles in this field is projected to increase 14% by 2031.* There are plenty of opportunities for Master of Science in Product Management (MSPM) graduates, and with a median salary of $122,800,* this career path offers value in several ways.

The sheer complexity and speed required to launch products, services, and technical solutions in today’s fast-paced marketplace calls for product managers to reach new skill levels. Businesses are seeking excellent product managers driven by an entrepreneurial spirit. A product management degree program is a great way to gain skills and expand the possibilities for your career outlook.

Sound interesting? An online master’s in product management degree at Hawaiʻi Pacific University can help you find the right career path. For more information, view our online master’s in product management curriculum to dive deeper into our program. 

“In Hawaiʻi, we can break the norms, because there are no norms here. Breaking norms is part of our culture. And so, for this program, we bring together teams from hospitality, services, and fine arts. It's really where creativity and business come together. We believe that intersection is now crucial to launching new products or new services successfully,” says Mark Scott Rosenbaum, Dean of the College of Business.

*US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers and average salaries for Master of Science in Product Management graduates

Product Manager

Average Salary: $127,868

Work on strategy, planning, delivery, and marketing to help foster the success of a product across all stages of the customer journey.

Product Marketing Manager

Average Salary: $117,778

Work at the intersection of product development, design, marketing, and sales, understanding the product’s value proposition and translating it into a compelling communications roadmap.

Senior Product Manager

Average Salary: $150,633

Lead a team and work with other disciplines to help develop product requirements, incorporating customer feedback and user data along the way.

Product Director

Average Salary: $173,479

Working closely with cross-functional teams, including design, user experience, and engineering, you can help ensure that product development meets both business and customer needs.

VP, Product Management

Average Salary: $217,510

With the right level of experience, you’ll be able to organize and take responsibility for a product team or teams, working together to meet and surpass business goals and objectives.

Marketing Director

Average Salary: $170,965

Take on a key leadership role, creating and implementing multiple marketing and communication strategies, ensuring that all initiatives are proactive, effective, and engaging.

Sources: Builtin, Indeed

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