Bachelor - Project Management

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In the Bachelor of Arts in Project Management program at Ashford University, you can gain basic business knowledge while developing management, leadership, and communication skills. Read here for more information about the online Bachelor of Arts, Project Management program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Project Management online program introduces you to management theory, human resource management, strategic management, and managerial statistics. Study financial and managerial accounting techniques, business law, employment law, and international law. The Forbes School of Business & Technology™ program explores the various elements involved in designing, planning, and executing projects, including quality assurance, risk management, cost and schedule management, and procurement management. You will also examine concepts in team development and leadership styles aimed at maximizing team effectiveness. Forbes School of Business & Technology students also have access to a vast library of resources and online events, such as invitation-only speaker series and webinars that feature business experts from Forbes.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You must be at least 22 years old. All applicants to Ashford University should possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs may have more specific requirements. Additional computer hardware and software requirements apply to online students.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete 120 credits to earn the Bachelor of Arts, Project Management degree. The program includes 52 that are general education credits, 26 that are elective credits, and 45 that are major credits; three of your major credits may also fulfill general education requirements. Program requirements may vary for students transferring credits.

Project Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
Introductory Courses
EXP 105 Personal Dimensions of Education
PSY 202 Adult Development & Life Assessment
Major Course Requirements
MGT 330 Management for Organizations
BUS 311 Business Law I
PHI 445 Personal & Organizational Ethics
ECO 204 Principles of Microeconomics
ACC 205 Principles of Accounting I
ACC 206 Principles of Accounting II
BUS 308 Statistics for Managers
INF 342 Project Quality Assurance
INF 336 Project Procurement Management
INF 337 Integrated Cost & Schedule Control
INF 338 Leadership & Communication Skills for Project Managers
INF 410 Project Management
MGT 435 Organizational Change
BUS 402 Strategic Management & Business Policy

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Completing the Bachelor of Arts, Project Management program can help you prepare for a management role within a variety of businesses and corporations. As a graduate of the program, you may be prepared to compete for positions such as:

  • Business analyst
  • Construction scheduler
  • Corporate projects manager
  • Cost estimator
  • Project analyst
  • Project leader
  • Project manager
  • Quality assurance specialist

Advanced Degrees

If you'd like to continue your education and prepare for advanced leadership roles after completing the Bachelor of Arts, Project Management program, you should consider earning a master's degree. Master's degree programs can offer you additional training in project planning, human capital management, procurement, and cost control.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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