Skills Gap: Robert Morris University Skills Gap | Robert Morris University


Over the next 10 years, employers in the Pittsburgh region will need to hire approximately 1.2 million people. Some of the highest demand fields include information technology, business and finance, engineering, and health care. Robert Morris University is well poised to meet that challenge with degree programs for all those careers and a host of others.

What’s more, 95 percent of RMU graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within one year of graduation, and more RMU alumni are working in their field of choice than graduate of other institutions nationwide. That’s the RMU advantage.


Information Technology With 10 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in information systems, RMU prepares technology professional for success through hands-on research and training in and out of the classroom.

Business and Finance -- RMU means business, with bachelor's, master's, and M.B.A. offerings and concentrations in finance, accounting, economics, management, marketing, and other concentrations.  

Engineering The largest major at RMU includes the only bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering in Pennsylvania. Expertise in additive manufacturing is why RMU is a key part of the federal America Makes initiative.

Health Care – Undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing, nuclear medicine, and health services administration and top quality simulation training are geared to get you hired in the region’s largest industry.

Graduate Programs – Master’s and doctoral degrees in many of the region’s highest demand fields, as well as integrated programs that allow you to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years at less cost.

Corporate Leadership Development – Partners such as Port Authority of Allegheny County and Koppers count on RMU for customized programs to prepare employees for the next level in their careers.