Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management

According to the Project Management Institute, effective Project Managers are able to evaluate and implement business strategies that successfully leverage available resources to meet stakeholder demands. Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management (BSBA-PM) degree program is designed to help students prepare for the responsibilities related to planning, executing and supporting a wide-range of projects in business. This foundational knowledge can be applied to a wide range of industries and career fields.

The BSBA- PM curriculum is aligned to the Project Management Professional Exam Content, and it is structured to help students explore a wide range of industry-relevant concepts, from data-driven decision making to project scope analysis to resource management. Students will have the opportunity to develop managerial proficiency using a practical approach that encourages project leadership and team-building skills. CTU’s Bachelor of Business Administration - Project Management degree program is accredited by the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC).

For the third year in a row, CTU’s online bachelor’s degree programs were ranked among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News and World Report.*

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CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management program is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) when offered via 100% online delivery.**

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  • Program Outline

    CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management degree program includes 180 total credit hours of required instruction. These include 66 hours of general education courses, 82 hours of core business administration courses, and an additional 32 hours of concentration credits. In total, the BSBA-PM degree consists of:

    General Education: Students admitted to the BSBA - PM degree program must complete CTU’s general Bachelor of Science education course requirements. This coursework is designed to help provide students with fundamental knowledge across a range of disciplines, including math, science, history and writing. General education courses include Technical and Professional Writing, Algebra for Business, Environmental Science and Sustainability, and more.

    Core Education: The core Bachelor of Science in Business Administration coursework is designed to provide a foundation of essential business administration concepts, theories and practices. Core education courses in the program include Accounting, Contemporary Business Trends, Business Law, and Introduction to Project Management.

    Concentration: Students who pursue a BSBA - Project Management degree will take an additional 32 hours of 300 or 400-level courses relevant to this area of concentration. This part of the curriculum address theories, concepts, and procedures related to every aspect of project management--from early planning to strategy implementation to quality control. Courses include Project Risk Management, Contracts and Procurement, and Project Management Tools.

    The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management degree curriculum covers the process and knowledge areas defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in the Guide to the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK), the industry standard for project management. 

    CTU is a recognized provider with the PMI™ Educational Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.)

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    Courses: General Education
    COMS201Technical and Professional Writing4.5
    COMS203Speech Communications4.5
    ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics4.5
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics4.5
    ENGL104Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105Professional Written Communications 4.5
    GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs4.5
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    MATH301Data Driven Statistics4.5
    MATH451Data Driven Decision Making4.5
    PHIL101Introduction to Ethics4.5
    SCI101Introduction to the Sciences4.5
    SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course1.5
    SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability4.5
    SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course1.5
    UNIV104Academic and Career Success4.5
    HUMNELEHumanities Elective4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses: Core
    ACCT201Accounting I4
    ACCT202Accounting II4
    BADM440Research Design Methods and Applications4
    ECON310Global Managerial Economics4
    FINC225Financial Statement Analysis4
    HRMT215Management of Human Resources4
    HRMT440Managing Organizational Change4
    IT254Spreadsheet Applications4
    MGM255Management Fundamentals4
    MGM316International Business Communications4
    MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles4
    MGM355International Business Practices4
    MGM365The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business4
    MGMT235Business Law I4
    MGMT345Operations Management4
    MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies4
    MGMT495Business Capstone4
    MKTG225Introduction to Marketing4
    MPM210Introduction to Project Management6
    SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management4
    UNIV201Career Planning and Management4
    MGMT115Introductory Business Practices4
    Total Credit Hours:86
    Courses: Project Management Concentration
    MPM344Project Risk Management4
    MPM346Contracts and Procurement4
    MPM357Project Performance and Quality Assurance4
    MPM436Project Cost and Scheduling 4
    MPM460Human Resources within Project Management4
    MPM332Organizational Leadership4
    PM220Project Management Tools4
    Total Credit Hours:28

    Total Credit Hours: 180

    The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management delivered through Colorado Technical University’s Virtual Campus is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).

    CTU is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute (PMI™) Educational Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.)

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    Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:

    Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*

    Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.

    *The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track™ tests successfully passed. Fast Track™ program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.

  • Outcomes

    Graduates of CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management degree program should be equipped to:

    • Employ tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement in order to achieve quality and excellence in the workplace.
    • Apply appropriate concepts and principles of finance, accounting, and statistics to make effective decisions.
    • Explain how managers assist organizations, individuals, and teams to adapt to continuous change.
    • Analyze business organizations from a managerial perspective.
    • Identify tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement
    • Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders; manage scope changes
    • Define a project, project management, and type of project structures, project life cycle phases, knowledge areas, and process

    These project management skills may be applied in many industries. Students who complete the degree program may consider a number of different careers 1 including:

    • Business Analyst
    • Program Manager
    • Management Analyst
    • Store Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Production Manager
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1; The career titles are provided by Burning Glass. These results are based upon an analysis of over 7 million current job listings compiled from over 17,000 sources – the world’s most comprehensive repository of job openings. Students who earn this degree should not view this list as exhaustive and are not limited to only these options post-graduation. Some career titles listed above may not be entry-level and may require further education or job experience.