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LIU Post Computer Science and Management Engineering Department Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management Institute

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Morgan Lyle,Assistant Director of Public Relations
LIU Post, Long Island University
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Registered Education Provider Project Management InstituteThe Project Management Institute, the world’s largest project management member association, has named the Computer Science and Management Engineering Department at LIU Post as a Registered Education Provider, enabling students to earn and maintain the top credential in the field.

R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional, Program Management Professional  and other PMI professional credentials. The R.E.P. designation means LIU Post has 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 median salaries for the profession now exceed $100,000. The master’s degree in Management Engineering at LIU Post consists of the major knowledge areas and process groups as defined by the Project Management Institute.

The LIU Post Computer Science and Management Engineering Department 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 the LIU Post Department of Computer Science and Management Engineering
The Department of Computer Science and Management Engineering offers outstanding preparation for growing fields such as network security, computer programming, web and portal development, and knowledge management. With a degree in computer science, information systems, information management and technology or management engineering, students’ career opportunities will not be limited to the technology industry. Their knowledge is in demand by private sector corporations, government agencies, public and private schools, and not-for-profit organizations. From investment banks to social service organizations, health care companies to sports franchises, universities to media entertainment firms – qualified persons with the skills in technology have a world of choices.

The primary objective of the Management Engineering program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to be effective leaders in multidisciplinary project teams. The 36-credit Master of Science in Management Engineering program is appropriate for engineers and other technical professionals who are interested in developing the skills and knowledge base necessary to be effective project managers. This is a flexible program in that students can combine the required courses with a variety of elective courses best suited to advance their own careers and to make them more valuable to the organization in which they are employed.

About Project Management Institute
PMI is the world's largest project management member association, representing more than 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries. As a global thought leader and knowledge resource, PMI advances the profession through its global standards and credentials, collaborative chapters and virtual communities and academic research. When organizations invest in project management, supported by PMI, executives have confidence that their important initiatives will deliver expected results, greater business value and competitive advantage. Visit us at www.PMI.org, www.facebook.com/PMInstitute, and on Twitter @PMInstitute.

Posted 11/20/2012

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