Missouri State University
William Boughton

William Boughton

Nationally accredited program attracts certified Project Manager Professional

Certified Project Manager Professional William Boughton knew he wanted to further his education, and MSU's nationally accredited project management program was just the place to do it.

Career title: Fiber Technical Project Manager at Charter Communications in St. Louis

Degree: Bachelor’s of Art and Business Administration, Lindenwood University, 2008

Why I chose Missouri State: MSU’s program has accreditation via the Project Management Institute (PMI), and I liked the ability to have 100 percent online classes. I also felt a sense of pride when I selected MSU; several of my relatives have graduated from MSU, and several other relatives are current students.

Why I chose my program: I am a certified Project Manager Professional, and work as a project manager. I wanted to further my studies.

How MSU has prepared me to be a professional in my field: MSU is proactively preparing me for my field by offering core-competency classes that are current and relevant to Project Management Institute standards. MSU also offers other electives that are business-industry current and offer added value.

How faculty help students succeed: The MSU faculty and staff definitely care if I succeed. Both faculty and staff seem to communicate early and often and promote learning with new tools and techniques.

How MSU has set me up for a lifetime of success: MSU provides a solid foundation based on sound practice and theory in areas of science and industry that are in demand. MSU offers professional certificates that can be pursued after graduation to help the student succeed not only in the short-term but also for a lifetime.