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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree with a Specialization in Project Management

Online Project Management Degree

Our online project management degree program offers the opportunity to learn knowledge and skills to complete projects on time and within specific budgets. This program is customized with AIU’s intellipath® adaptive learning technology, to skip what you already know and get down to business.

Next Start Date:
June 15, 2022
Total Credits:
Online, Atlanta, Houston
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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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Project Management Courses

Degree Requirements


General Education
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
General Electives

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 Track
Instead of a Specialization, select 5 Business Electives from any of the Specializations below
Total Credit Hours: 22.5
Project Management
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.

Materials Planning

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.

Project Management

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.

Program Capstone

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.

Financial Management

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.

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Course content subject to change.

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This business program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

ACBSP accredited

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