BS in Business Administration: Project Management

Kaplan University's online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Project Management includes instruction in global business, accounting, marketing, and project management. You can learn more about this program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Kaplan University's online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Project Management is designed to help prepare students for careers in the business world. You can learn from core courses in communications, mathematics, arts and humanities, and the sciences. Major requirements in the business administration major include instruction in economics, management, finance, and marketing. The project management career focus area introduces students to the concepts and practices of project management, business process management, and quality management.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Students with strong analytical skills, critical thinking skills, and math skills may be better prepared for this program. Applicants to Kaplan University's programs should have a high school diploma or GED and be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Since the program is offered online, applicants should have access to a computer.

What Are the Course Requirements?

In order to graduate with the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Project Management, you must complete a total of 180 credits. Students must complete 88 credits in their major area of study.

Business Administration with a Career Focus Area in Project Management Requirements

  • Microeconomics
  • Business Math and Statistical Measures
  • Introduction to Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management Policy and Strategy
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors
    • Accounting I
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Macroeconomics
    • Global Business
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Small Business Management
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Business Law
    • Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Marketing Research
    • Marketing Management
    • 300/400 Level: Marketing Elective
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Business Process Management
    • Operations Management
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Managerial Economics
    • Corporate Finance
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Management Capstone Externship
    • Bachelor's Capstone in Management
  • College Composition I
  • College Composition II
  • Professional Presence
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Survey of Mathematics
    • College Algebra
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Critical Evaluation in the Humanities
    • Ethics
    • Humanities and Culture
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
    • General Biology I - Human Perspectives
    • Fundamentals of Microbiology
    • Science for Everyday Life
  • Choose one of the following:
    • The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
    • People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
    • The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach

Project Management Requirements

  • Project Management I
  • Project Management II
  • Business Process Management
  • Outcomes Assessment and Quality Management

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Students completing this program may have developed skills in accounting, finance, marketing, and project management. These skills may prepare students for entry-level positions in business administration and project management. You could pursue these types of entry-level positions:

  • Project manager
  • Marketing analyst
  • Operations manager

Advanced Degrees

The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Project Management may prepare students for entry-level employment or to continue their education at the master's degree level. Students who complete a master's degree program may be prepared for a wider variety of positions or to take on increased job duties. Here are a few graduate degrees that you could consider:

  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Management