Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Project Management

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A Bachelor’s Degree with a specialization in Project Management will teach you how manage cost estimates, budgets, risk assessments, bid negotiation and contracts, and performance reporting. You’ll work with our knowledgeable faculty who will provide hands-on experiences in the project management field. They will guide you in the areas of planning, executing, monitoring and closing out a variety of projects. You can earn this degree specialization along with our Bachelor’s Degree programs in Technical Management, Business Administration or Management.

A project management education at DeVry University coordinates A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) areas with the program and course objectives. The Global Accreditation Center (GAC) by the Project Management Institute distinction confirms DeVry University's project management curriculum meets PMI's rigorous standards, which includes an assessment of the program's objectives and outcomes, faculty and student evaluations, on campus and online resources, and proof of continuous improvements in the area of project management.

The Project Management Specialization can be earned as part of the following bachelor's degrees in business

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Management

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Business with Project Management Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.

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What You'll Learn (Outcomes)

The Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration/specialization in Project Management covers the following:

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    Assessment of Factors

    Assess the impact of internal and external factors that may promote or hinder individual decisions and the management of people, procedures, processes and projects.
  • concepts and techniques icon

    Concepts and Techniques

    Evaluate the various project management concepts and techniques used in the management of projects.
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    Innovative Project Approaches

    Implement innovative project approaches to solve specialized business problems in predictable and unpredictable environments.
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    Theoretical Application

    Apply a broad theoretical and technical understanding of the project management discipline to manage projects successfully.
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    Risk Navigation

    Manage complex professional and technical activities and to navigate risk in various contexts within the project management framework.

Our Project Management Mission Statement

The mission of DeVry University’s undergraduate project management degree concentrations/specializations is to educate students with real-world, industry-relevant project management knowledge, tools and techniques needed to manage successful projects in today's business environment.


Accreditation Matters

Accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org.

Accredited* by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education (GAC®) www.pmi.org

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Project Management specialization may consider careers such as:

  • Construction Manager

  • Cost Estimator

  • General and Operations Manager

  • Management Consultant

  • Organizational Change Manager

  • Procurement Manager

  • Project Developer

  • Project Manager

  • Project Quality Manager

  • Project Specialist

  • Project Team Leader

Option 1: Business Administration

Program-Specific Courses

Project Management

ACCT436 Advanced Cost Management
GSCM326 Total Quality Management
MGMT340 Business Systems Analysis
PROJ330 Human Resources and Communications in Projects
PROJ410 Contracts and Procurement
PROJ420 Project Risk Management
PROJ430 Advanced Project Management

Core Degree Courses

Business Core1

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
BUSN319 Marketing
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business (with lab)
MGMT303 Principles of Management

Finance and Management

ACCT360 Managerial Accounting
BIAM110 Introduction to Business Analytics
BUSN379 Finance
ECON312 Principles of Economics
MGMT404 Project Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Electives

Two of:

BUSN350 Business Analysis
CEIS110 Introduction to Programming
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources

One of:

BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN278 Budgeting and Forecasting
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing

One of:

SPCH275 Public Speaking
SPCH276 Intercultural Communication

Humanities3

LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

One of:

ETHC334 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics

One of:

HUMN303 Introduction to the Humanities
HUMN304 Multi-Ethnic Humanities

Social Sciences

LAWS3104 The Legal Environment
SOCS185 Culture and Society

One of:

SOCS325 Environmental Sociology
SOCS350 Cultural Diversity in the Professions

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2285 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Option 2: Management

Program-Specific Courses

Project Management

ACCT436 Advanced Cost Management
GSCM326 Total Quality Management
MGMT340 Business Systems Analysis
PROJ330 Human Resources and Communication in Projects
PROJ410 Contracts and Procurement
PROJ420 Project Risk Management
PROJ430 Advanced Project Management

Core Degree Courses

Business Core

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
BUSN319 Marketing
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
MGMT303 Principles of Management

Management and Technology

BIAM110 Introduction to Business Analytics
BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN278 Budgeting and Forecasting
BUSN369 International Business
MGMT404 Project Management
MGMT410 Human Resource Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Analytics

ACCT346 Managerial Accounting
BIAM300 Managerial Applications of Business Analytics
BUSN379 Finance

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL112 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities3

LAS432 Technology, Society and Culture

One of:

ETHC334 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS1856 Culture and Society

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2287 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Additional General Education Selection

One of:

SPCH275 Public Speaking
SPCH276 Intercultural Communication

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Option 3: Technical Management

Program-Specific Courses

Project Management

ACCT360 Managerial Accounting
GSCM326 Total Quality Management
MGMT340 Business Systems Analysis
PROJ330 Human Resources and Communication in Projects
PROJ410 Contracts and Procurement
PROJ420 Project Risk Management
PROJ430 Advanced Project Management

Core Degree Courses

Business Core

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BUSN319 Marketing
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
MGMT303 Principles of Management

Management and Technology

BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
MGMT404 Project Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Electives8

Two of:

ACCT360 Managerial Accounting
BIAM110 Introduction to Business Analytics
BUSN379 Finance
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources

Five of:

BUSN278 Budgeting and Forecasting
BUSN369 International Business
BUSN412 Business Policy
GSCM206 Managing Across the Supply Chain
MGMT410 Human Resource Management
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities3

LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

One of:

ETHC334 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS1856 Culture and Society

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2285 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Additional General Education Selection

One of:

SPCH275 Public Speaking
SPCH276 Intercultural Communication

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

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*Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. This accreditation applies to the Bachelor's of Business Administration and the Bachelor's of Technical Management.
1Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must also take the following to fulfill this requirement: BUSN369; BUSN412; GSCM206; MGMT408
2Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of this course.
3Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
4Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 in lieu of this requirement.
5Students enrolled at a New Jersey location may take PHYS204 or SCI200 to fulfill this requirement.
6Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 as part of this requirement or the General Education Option.
7Ohio residents enrolled as online students, and students enrolled at an Ohio location, must take an additional natural sciences course from those with prefixes BIOS, PHYS, or SCI as part of this requirement.
8Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must take 55 semester-credit hours of general education coursework. Fifteen semester-credit hours of general education coursework may be applied to the Electives course area.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.