Online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Project Management

An online project management degree 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.

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Next start date: 06/30/2021


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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What is a bachelor of organizational leadership – project management degree?

Our organizational leadership degree with an emphasis 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.
  • Innovation.
  • Leadership of diverse teams.
  • Problem-solving.
  • 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.

Do project managers need a degree?

 

There is no strict requirement for every project manager to have a degree, but a project management degree 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.

Will this degree certify me as a project manager?

 

Certification for project managers is not earned through completing a degree, but instead offered by professional associations. There is a range of broad and specific certifications available from groups such as the Project Management Institute. These often require testing along with educational attainment and work experience. An online project management degree is a critical step in earning many of these distinctions.

Featured project management degree courses

A recommended path to success within this profession starts with earning a project management degree. 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:


OGL 322: Project Time Management


OGL 323: Project Cost Management


OGL 324: Resources in Project Management


OGL 326: Project Procurement Management


OGL 421: Project Risk Management


OGL 422: Project Quality Management


OGL 320: Foundations of Project Management


OGL 321: Project Leadership, Strategy and Scope


What can you do with a bachelor’s 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:

Compliance Manager


Growth: 8.0 %
Salary: $105,610

Construction Manager


Growth: 11.1 %
Salary: $91,370

Contamination Clean-up Manager


Growth: 8.0 %
Salary: $105,610

Employee Training Manager


Growth: 10.3 %
Salary: $108,250

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $100,410

IT Project Manager


Growth: %
Salary:

TV Program Director


Growth: 12.2 %
Salary: $71,620

Wind Energy Project Manager


Growth: 8.0 %
Salary: $105,610

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Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts are deeply committed to exploration in their fields of work. Many of our faculty and staff are recognized both nationally and internationally for their achievements.

  • American Educational Research Association fellows.
  • American Psychological Association fellows.
  • Fulbright scholars.
  • Numerous achievement awards in fields from psychology to writing.

An accomplished, engaged and distinguished faculty

Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts are deeply committed to exploration in their fields of work. Many of our faculty and staff are recognized both nationally and internationally for their achievements.

  • American Educational Research Association fellows.
  • American Psychological Association fellows.
  • Fulbright scholars.
  • Numerous achievement awards in fields from psychology to writing.

Online project management degree admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman 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).

1. Review competency requirements

2. Review other admission requirements

3. Complete online application

4. File your FAFSA

5. Request ACT or SAT scores

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

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80%


of graduates reported that their experiences at ASU inspired them to explore new career opportunities.

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