Online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership – Project Management
A Bachelor of Arts in organizational leadership with a concentration in project management emphasizes practical abilities and theoretical knowledge to prepare you to delve into the concepts and strategies that lead to effective leadership. Explore the skills needed for efficient project management and oversee projects from concept to completion. Additionally, you’ll learn how to lead others in similar roles.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is a bachelor’s in project management degree concentration?
Our organizational leadership degree with a concentration in project management focuses on the skills needed to advance in a project management role. Key topics are broad, reflecting the many duties of project managers. You can expect to build knowledge of:
- Effective communication.
- Leadership of diverse teams.
- Resource management.
You’ll explore a technology component to prepare you to use emerging digital tools for better oversight and management. You’ll also learn about ethical decision-making, a key ability across the modern economy.
Additionally, this bachelor’s degree can be completed as part of an Accelerated Master’s program. When accepted, you can earn a master’s degree in as little as one year after completing your undergraduate degree. This opportunity saves you time and money, while giving you advanced knowledge in your field. Applicable master’s degrees include:
Do project managers need a degree?
There is no strict requirement for every project manager to have a degree, but a project management degree concentration can offer strong value in the job market. A focused education means a better understanding of the principles and practices that drive effective project management. A strong academic foundation can be directly applied throughout many industries.
Featured project management degree concentration courses
A recommended path to success within this profession starts with completing a project management degree concentration. The focused and dynamic curriculum offered in this program covers management topics ranging from quality, risk and cost assessment to scheduling and resource management. Key courses include:
PMG 322: Project Schedule Management
PMG 323: Project Cost Management
PMG 324: Resources in Project Management
PMG 326: Project Procurement Management
PMG 421: Project Risk Management
PMG 422: Project Quality Management
PMG 321: Project Leadership, Strategy and Scope
PMG 240: Introduction to Project Management
What can you do with a concentration in project management?
In-person and online project management are common career paths for graduates, but far from the only options. You may pursue a variety of roles in the public and private sectors. Career examples include, but are not limited to, the following:
Online project management degree concentration admission requirements
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
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