Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Project Management.

PLAN AND EXECUTE PROJECTS WITH FINESSE.

Get to know our Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Project Management.

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 Business 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

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

  • Project Execution
    Manage projects to ensure adherence to budget, schedule and scope.
  • Total Quality Management
    Understand quality procedures and concepts for enhancing goods, services and the entire business process.
  • Business Systems Analysis
    Learn current techniques to review the activities and processes of a business, identify problems and create solutions; Hone interviewing skills; navigate group dynamics; and develop process flows, data flows and data models to identify, define, document and solve business challenges.
  • Project Team Selection
    Coordinate recruitment or selection of project personnel.
  • Budget Management
    Develop and manage annual budgets for projects
  • Project Task Setting
    Assign duties, responsibilities and spans of authority to project personnel.
  • Project Planning
    Develop a project plan including objectives, timing, budget, key tasks and measurements for success.
  • Status Reporting
    Monitor and report on project progress by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Contracts and Procurement
    Understand how to acquire goods and services in order to meet project requirements from planning, solicitation and source selection, to contract administration and completion.
  • Administration and Management
    Understand the fundamental management theories that drive organizations and programs forward. Develop skills in leadership, planning, project management, and resource management.
  • Project Analysis
    Develop implementation plans that include cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI) analyses.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT MISSION STATEMENT

Faculty in DeVry University’s undergraduate project management degree specialization strive to provide students with current, practitioner-oriented skills and abilities that are required to successfully plan, execute, monitor and control diverse projects within today’s business environment.


ACCREDITATION MATTERS

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

ACCT434 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 Principals of management

Finance and Management

ACCT346 Managerial Accounting
BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN379 Finance
ECON312 Principals of economics
MGMT404 Project Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Electives

CIS115 Logic and Design
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition
ENGL216 Technical Writing
SPCH275 Public Speaking

Humanities3

HUMN303 Introduction to the Humanities
ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

Social Sciences

SOCS185 Culture and Society
SOCS325 Environmental Sociology
LAWS3104 The Legal Environment

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

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
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
BUSN319 Marketing
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
MGMT303 Principles of Management

Management and Technology

BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN278 Budgeting and Forecasting
BUSN369 International Business
CIS115 Logic and Design
MGMT404 Project Management
MGMT410 Human Resource Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Analytics

BIAM300 Managerial Applications of Business Analytics
BIAM400 Applied Business Analytics
BIAM410 Database Concepts in Business Intelligence

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL112 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities3

ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society and Culture

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

SPCH275 Public Speaking

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

Option 3: Technical Management

Program-Specific Courses

Project 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
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

BUSN369 International Business
BUSN412 Business Policy
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management
WGD201 Visual Design Fundamentals
WGD210 Digital Imaging Fundamentals
WGD229 Information Design

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1122 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities3

ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society, and Culture

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

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

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PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
*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.
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.