Bachelor - Information Systems: IT Project Management

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Are you interested in pursuing employment opportunities that combine management and business skills with knowledge of current technologies and technological processes? If yes, then you might receive the education needed to prepare for this career goal when you enroll in Strayer University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in IT Project Management program. Read on for more information about this program.

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What Kind of Program Is It?

Strayer University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in IT Project Management program is designed to provide you with the opportunity to learn about the fundamental concepts and managerial processes in project design and development while also studying introductory topics in computer technologies. This program is offered online to students in Maryland and New Jersey. In the area of concentration courses, you will study cost projecting techniques, project scheduling, quality management, contract management, software development techniques, and Agile coaching and management methods.

The core curriculum addresses basic concepts in computer programming, database management, networks and network security, systems analysis and design, and enterprise systems management. A capstone course provides a more extensive look at organizational information systems and emerging technologies. You will also take courses in algebra, accounting, business, science, and statistics.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Familiarity with basic computer functions and applications and strong organizational and decision making skills are important for prospective students of the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in IT Project Management program. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must earn at total of 180 credits to successfully complete the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in IT Project Management program. You will take 63 credits in core and major courses, 18 credits in concentration classes, 54 credits in general education courses, and 45 credits in electives.

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a Concentration in IT Project Management Course Requirements

AREA ICORE COMPONENT
ACC 100Accounting I
BUS 100Introduction to Business
CIS 106 Introduction to Information Technology
CIS 110 Computer Programming Design
ENG 115English Composition
MAT 104Algebra with Applications

AREA IIMAJOR CORE COMPONENT
CIS 111Introduction to Relational Database Management Systems
CIS 175 Introduction to Networking
CIS 210 Systems Analysis and Development
CIS 333Network Security Fundamentals
CIS 336Enterprise Architecture
CIS 348Information Technology Project Management
CIS 349Information Technology Audit and Control
CIS 499 Undergraduate Information Technology Capstone

AREA IICONCENTRATION COMPONENT
BUS 419Project Estimating and Budgeting
BUS 437Project Procurement Management
CIS 353Project Requirements and Design
CIS 443Agile Project Management

AREA IIIGENERAL EDUCATION COMPONENT
ENG 215Research and Writing
ENG 315

ENG 316
Professional Communications
OR
Technical Writing (Required for IS)
HIS 105

POL 110
Contemporary U.S. History
OR
U.S. Government
HUM 111 World Cultures I
HUM 112 World Cultures II
MAT 300Statistics
PHI 210Critical Thinking
PSY 100

PSY 105
Psychology of Adjustment
OR
Introduction to Psychology
REL 212World Religions
SCI 110

SCI 115
Introduction to Physical Science
OR
Introduction to Biology
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology
ECO 405

POL 300

SOC 300
Economics Problems and Issues
OR
Contemporary International Problems
OR
Sociology of Developing Countries

What Are My Post-Graduation Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

After earning Strayer University's Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in IT Project Management, you might pursue entry-level or even mid-management opportunities in the IT departments of nearly any type of organization. You might assist in cost estimating, budgeting, and team building projects in software development, systems design, computer networks, or support services. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Assistant IT Project Manager
  • Technical Support Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Coordinator
  • Technical Project Coordinator
  • Desktop Support Manager

Advanced Degrees

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in IT Project Management program, you will have the option to enter a graduate degree program to further expand your technical skills and knowledge. If you choose to continue your education, you could pursue Strayer University's Master of Science in Information Systems with a concentration in IT Project Management.