Program Description/Overview

This program prepares individuals to apply quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. The program will utilize 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.

The curriculum includes instruction in project planning, scheduling, risk and cost management, procurement management, performance and quality assurance, finance, accounting, statistics, project management leadership and decision making. The program has two experiential courses:

  1. Project Management Capstone: In this course students will work with real life clients on real world projects, and
  2. Project Management Practicum: In this course students are placed in internship sites at local, national or international companies to practice their knowledge and skills in business environments.

This program is not yet approved to utilize federal financial aid; therefore, students enrolling in this program are not eligible to receive federal financial aid (Title IV funds), but may apply for private education loans through an outside lender.

Program Learning Outcomes/Goals

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of principles in project management (A)
  2. Apply business knowledge and critical thinking skills in the context of project management (I)
  3. Project a positive, pro-active and non-judgmental attitude towards diverse cultural and international identities in interpersonal and professional interactions (M)
  4. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills, technological skills and research skills (P)
  5. Apply project management knowledge and skills by creating project management plans using appropriate techniques and tools per the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close (A)
  6. Make ethical and socially responsible decisions in business scenarios (C)
  7. Demonstrate skills to work well in international and multicultural teams (T)

Training Model

The University is dedicated to providing access to an undergraduate program of the highest quality and relevance. This program offers students the opportunity to become members of a cadre of professionals who can successfully lead local and global corporations. Our courses are designed to provide an integrated and well-balanced theoretical- and practical-oriented approach to the study of project management. Students are encouraged to develop a strong intellectual, practical and multicultural expertise during their study. The curriculum places a strong emphasis on professional development and practical application of project management through capstone and internship experience.

Internship, Practicum, and/or Dissertation Information

Students will complete 100 hours of internship training in their senior year.

Credit Units

  • Total Credit Units: 120
  • Total Core Credit Units: 120
  • Total Elective Credit Units: N/A
  • Total Concentration Credit Units: N/A