Online Project Management Degree Program Details
Online Project Management Degree Program Outline
AIU’s bachelor of project management online degree program is designed to provide students with a broad overview of project design, structure, processes, tracking systems, and methods for dealing with leadership issues in small and large projects.
Through project management training online, you will have an opportunity to learn how project managers devise creative solutions to solve unexpected problems as they arise throughout a project’s lifecycle.
In this specialized curriculum, we can help you apply team building and leadership skills while communicating effectively in business situations. Project management courses online can also help you to understand how to explain macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts and how they relate to the management of domestic and global organizations.
Our business administration degree program with all its specializations is programmatically accredited by ACBSP, a distinction that sets us apart from other business schools. To complete the project management bachelor degree online program, you must pass the required general education courses, general electives, core courses, and project management specialization courses.
AIU provides students with convenience, flexibility, and support to accommodate busy lives. We offer full-time and part-time program options and transfer-in credit for eligible college, work, and military experience1. This could reduce the time it takes to earn a degree and save you money in the process.
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1. Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for AIU’s transfer credit policies.
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Total tuition for this degree program may vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.
Project Management Courses
ECON220 Microeconomics 4.5 ECON224 Macroeconomics 4.5 ENGL106 English Composition I 4.5 ENGL107 English Composition II 4.5 MATH125 General College Mathematics 4.5 UNIV103 Academic and Professional Success 4.5 UNIV106 Technology and Information Literacy 4.5 UNIV109 Interpersonal Communication 4.5 General Education Elective (1 Course) 4.5 Humanities (2 Courses) 9 Natural Sciences (2 Courses) 9 Total Credit Hours: 58.5
ACCT205 Principles of Accounting I 4.5 ACCT310 Managerial Accounting 4.5 BUSN105 Introduction to Business 4.5 BUSN150 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4.5 BUSN311 Quantitative Methods and Analysis 4.5 FINA310 Financial Management 4.5 MGMT305 Management Information Systems 4.5 MGMT310 Management and Leadership of Organizations 4.5 MGMT315 Survey of Human Resource Management 4.5 MGMT415 Global Operations Management 4.5 MGMT499 Program Capstone 4.5 MKTG205 Principles of Marketing 4.5 Total Credit Hours: 54
A combination of any 10 undergraduate courses
Total Credit Hours: 45
Prerequisites must be met for selected electives.
Students enrolled in the Fashion Marketing Specialization Option are required to take: FASH 212, Historical and Contextual Studies, as one of the Humanities requirements; and FASH 209, Fashion Cycle, in place of one General Elective.
General Business Administration TrackCredits
Total Credit Hours: 22.5
MGMT412 Project Management 4.5 MGMT435 Project Cost and Time Management 4.5 MGMT440 Managing Project Risks and Opportunities 4.5 MGMT444 Team Leadership 4.5 MGMT475 Contracts and Procurement 4.5 Total Credit Hours: 22.5
Total Credit Hours : 180
Project Management Classes Overview
For an Online Project Management Degree, your classes may include:
International Legal and Ethical Issues in Business
This course presents the ethical and legal issues of business including contracts, agency law and investor protection.
This course takes an in-depth look at the planning and control of material flow and production activities in a manufacturing organization. Topics Include: forecasting, sales and operations planning, demand management, master production scheduling, material requirements planning, production execution and just-in-time systems.
Building Teams and Resolving Conflict
This course examines principles of team building and conflict resolution. Methods of building cohesive teams and diffusing confrontation will be discussed. Students will also explore the opportunities and challenges that arise from a diverse workforce.
This course explores principles of project management, such as human resources management, communications management, scope management, quality management, scheduling/time management, cost and resource management, risk management, contract/procurement management and project integration.
Production Planning and Quality Management
This course focuses on production planning and Quality in decision-making. Emphasis is laid on forecasting aggregate production planning, capacity planning, materials requirement planning, scheduling, advanced techniques and approaches in modern production planning and control for designing manufacturing, quality and service systems.
Project Cost and Time Management
This course examines the essential initiatives to effectively manage the scheduling and budget of a project. This course is designed to help students work to develop effective measures for scheduling and controlling projects to ensure cost effectiveness, project time management, and techniques for estimating, forecasting, budgeting, monitoring, controlling, analyzing and reporting costs and interpreting the meaning of earned value data.
Managing Project Risks and Opportunities
This course will provide students a conceptual framework of managing risks that threaten projects and how to develop a risk management plan. The course will provide a review of basic project risk management concepts and processes.
Contracts and Procurement
This course examines the legal environment and various challenges of managing modern supply chain organizations. It also reviews the concepts of contract law and examines government procurement and common civil procurement practices. The course includes information about negotiation tactics and strategy, ethical work environments and legal compliance. It builds upon the students' knowledge of basic legal terms and provides an understanding of contracting and procurement activities within a global supply chain organization.
The emphasis in this course is on applying and synthesizing concepts and techniques from all previous business/concentrations courses. The class sessions are designed to familiarize students with the many dimensions of business, with special emphasis on the area of specialization.
Management Information Systems
This course focuses on management of information systems. Topics include resources, information systems in an organization, social implications and use and evaluation of common microcomputer software packages.
Management and Leadership of Organizations
This course examines the elements of management and leadership as they apply to modern organizations. Special emphasis is placed on organizational change, role of managers, and cultural differences found in today's management environment.
This course examines the key components of financial decision making: valuation and risk management. Students will examine the implications of forecasting, capital budgeting, working capital management, and project risk management.
Course content subject to change.
Ways to Save on Your Online Project Management Degree
This business program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
What is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Project Management?
AIU’s BBA online degree program with a specialization in project management is designed to provide knowledge, skills, and abilities relevant for pursuing potential project management job opportunities. This unique degree program is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of how to apply team building and leadership skills while communicating effectively in business situations. This specialized curriculum will also help you to understand how to explain macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts and how they relate to the management of domestic and global organizations.
How long does it take to earn a BBA with a specialization in project management?
Our bachelor’s degree programs are designed as 48-month programs. However, many factors can impact your time to completion. The time it may take you to earn your BBA degree can be influenced by course loads proficiency and/or transfer credits, and breaks.
What kind of courses will I take to earn a degree in project management?
As you work to complete your BBA in project management, you will be immersed in courses such as: Project Cost and Time Management; Team Leadership; Contracts and Procurement and Global Operations Management.
When can I begin my project management classes?
Courses for the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a Specialization in Project Management start approximately every five weeks. Your actual start date is based on several factors, including receiving academic and financial documentation.
How many credits are required to graduate from the project management degree program?
The BBA degree program consists of 180 credits. You may be eligible for transfer credit, which is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. Please see the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.
Why should I pursue a BBA with a specialization in project management degree?
Upon earning your project management degree, you will have had the opportunity to study how project managers devise creative solutions to solve unexpected problems as they arise throughout a project’s lifecycle. You will also work to gain the know-how to execute project design, structure, processes, tracking systems, and methods for dealing with leadership issues in small and large projects.
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- Scholarships & Grants – AIU offers a number of institutional scholarships and grants that can help eligible students offset the program cost and help reduce out of pocket costs
- Military Tuition Rate – AIU Online offers a 45% tuition reduction to active military undergraduate students and a 20% tuition reduction to active military graduate students, including members of the Reserves and National Guard
- Transfer Credit – AIU’s transfer-friendly policy lets you transfer in up to 75% of the qualifying credits you need toward your degree*
- Prior Learning Credit – You can receive credits for past college courses, military service, or work experience
For more information, visit AIU guides below:
- Financial Aid Guide – Our guide to financial aid can answer your initial questions and help you prepare to apply for financial aid
- Scholarships and Grants Guide – Learn about the scholarships and grants offered by AIU along with details about eligibility
- Transfer Credits Guide – This guide explores how to transfer your credits from other schools—and earn college credit for your past work and military experience
*Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.
Classes Start June 7, 2023