Bachelor of Science in Project Management

Take charge of your future by learning how to take charge of key work projects with a Bachelor of Science in Project Management. Colorado Technical University’s program utilizes a practical approach centered on key knowledge areas defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) in the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, the industry standard for project management. Plus, you can learn how to employ the tools, principles and techniques of continuous process improvement to keep you striving for excellence.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcomission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
CTU's Bachelor of Science in Project Management program is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC)*

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  • Total Credits 

    180
  • Program Availability

    Online | Colorado Springs | Denver

Program Details

Overview
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Tuition
Career Paths
  • Overview

    The Bachelor of Science in Project Management (BSPM) is designed to prepare graduates for a career as project manager. Students will develop proficiency in effectively organizing/managing projects utilizing a practical approach that develops project leadership and team building skills.

    The BSPM Program prepares the student to:

    • Understand how leadership and management influence project team and stakeholder engagement
    • Apply best practices as described in the PMBOK guide to accomplish project work
    • Identify and analyze project scope to meet customer expectations

    BSPM Program Competencies:

    • Assess personal leadership style and adapt to needs of situations, employees, and co-workers.
    • Evaluate the impact that a global marketplace and economy has on project management practices, human resources, and strategic decision making.
    • Discover how project managers align organizational strategy with leadership and stakeholder needs to satisfy project requirements.
    • Apply appropriate PMBOK Guide knowledge areas to project situations and work environments.
    • Define a project, project management, and type of project structures, project life cycle phases, knowledge areas, and process.
    • Explain management and integration of organizational programs and project portfolios.
    • Identify tools, principles, and techniques of continuous process improvement.
    • Create and implement a proactive risk management and quality plan and develop contingency plans.
    • Analyze project scope and identify project key tasks and stakeholders; manage scope changes.
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  • Courses

    Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    ECON210Principles of Macroeconomics4.5
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics4.5
    ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking4.5
    ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research4.5
    COMS203Speech Communications4.5
    HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century4.5
     
    HUMN250World Values and Cultures4.5
    or
    LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life4.5
     
    MATH102Introduction to College Math4.5
    MATH106Algebra for Business4.5
    MATH301Data Driven Statistics4.5
    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
    or
    HUMNELEHumanities Elective4.5
    Total Credit Hours:66
    Courses: Core
    ACCT201Accounting I4
    ACCT202Accounting II4
    ACCT203Accounting III4
    BADM150Contemporary Business Trends4
    MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles4
    MGM316International Business Communications4
    BADM440Research Design Methods and Applications4
    FINC400Financial Management4
    HRMT215Management of Human Resources4
    HRMT440Managing Organizational Change4
    IT190Introduction to IT4
    IT254Spreadsheet Applications4
     
    MGM255Management Fundamentals4
    or10
    MGMT115Introductory Business Practices4
     
    MGMT235Business Law I4
    MGMT345Operations Management4
    MGMT455Business Policies and Strategies4
    MKTG225Introduction to Marketing4
    MPM210Introduction to Project Management6
    SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management4
     
    UNIV201Career Planning and Management4
    or
    MGMT215Management in Film4
     
    Total Credit Hours:82
    Courses: Concentration
    MPM344Project Risk Management4
    MPM346Contracts and Procurement4
    MPM357Project Performance and Quality Assurance4
    MPM434Project Scheduling and Cost6
    MPM468HR Project Management6
    PM220Project Management Tools4
    PM430Project Management Capstone4
    Total Credit Hours:32

    Total Credit Hours: 180

    This degree is accredited by the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center (PMI-GAC).

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

  • Related Degrees

    The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management (BSBA-PM) is designed to prepare graduates for careers in project management. Students will develop proficiency in business tools/techniques and the principles/skills of project management.

  • Tuition

    $58,500 Tuition (when offered 100% online)

    We understand that paying for your education is an investment in your future. To make it easy to understand, CTU includes the cost of all books in our published tuition for all of our online degrees.*

    See an admissions advisor for tuition when offered on campus.

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

    *Fees not included in the published tuition rate. Visit our tuition resources page for links to full tuition, books and fees.
    **Financial aid available for those who qualify

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  • Career Paths

    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity— starting with the right bachelor’s degree. Potential career paths for those who earn a Bachelor of Science in Project Management degree include:2

    • Program Manager
    • Compliance Manager
    • Security Manager
    • Supply Chain Manager
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1Students may be required to complete some or all coursework for the program via Virtual Campus.

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