About the Project Management Concentration
The Bachelor of Science in Management Degree with a concentration in Project Management provides students with a broad background in business with specialized skills in the field of project management. As innovation disrupts almost every sector, companies need to constantly develop new ideas that will power their business into the future. Project Managers are the central figure that turns those ideas into strategy and implementation. Employers looking for project managers highlight the importance of well-rounded professionals who exhibit both the human skills of leadership and communication as well as the technical skills to lead successful projects.
Students in the Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM), Project Management Concentration will have the opportunity to achieve the learning objectives of the BSM, in addition to the concentration-specific learning objectives:
- Assess the application of waterfall and agile methodologies for different projects within a business context, and justify their decisions as well as any associated financial investment.
- Construct detailed project plans that take into account scope, resource constraints, dependencies and quality assurance.
- Ensure quality of execution for a given project and execute projects that adapt to changing circumstances.
- Demonstrate adaptable project management skills with an extensive simulated project, and articulate ethics and scalability considerations.
Project Management Career Track
Popular career pathways include IT Project Manager, Construction Project Manager, and Marketing Project Manager
Take the Next Step
Term Length: 8-weeks
Typical Time to Completion*:
20 terms; 3 years, 4 months
Semester Length: 15-weeks
Typical Time to Completion:
*Based on continuous enrollment of two courses every term. Time to completion may be shorter based on eligible transfer credit or longer if course enrollment varies.