Online Project Management Degree
Bachelor's Degree Program

Become an expert at getting things done with a project management degree.

Do you love getting your teeth into a new project, whether at home or at work? If developing a budget, making plans, and solving problems appeals to you, turn your natural inclinations into marketable skills with a  project management degreeOur online bachelor's degree program provides the business background and professional project management skill set employers across many industries need.

This versatile degree prepares you to plan and implement projects across industries of all kinds. You will develop your communication and leadership skills as you take on courses covering topics including:

  • Project planning
  • Budgeting
  • Contracts and procurement
  • Lean management
  • Team development
  • Troubleshooting

Best of all, upon graduation you can apply knowledge learned during this program to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification from the Project Management Institute.

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Why Herzing

Our Bachelor of Science in Project Management degree is a work-friendly online program with year-round education. This career-focused degree provides depth and breadth unusual in a bachelor’s-level program.

It offers you:

  • Comprehensive coverage of project management skills and techniques
  • Emphasis of both quantitative techniques and interpersonal skills
  • Project-based learning, integrating communication and teamwork at all stages
  • Preparation for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification
  • Opportunity to create an e-portfolio with examples of specific project management abilities that have been mastered

In addition, you’ll benefit from our small class sizes and industry-experienced instructors who want you to succeed. You’re never just a number when you study with Herzing University.

Dual-Credit MBA Option

You can save time and money—and develop advanced skills—by earning up to 12 credits towards a Herzing MBA while earning your project management bachelor’s degree.

We offer an MBA with a concentration in Project Management, so you can add higher-level skills and apply more credits towards PMP certification.


Project Management Career Prospects

A career in project management could be a good fit for you if you:

  • Communicate with and motivate people effectively
  • Can understand a client’s needs
  • Like to manage multiple people and details simultaneously
  • Have a strong aptitude for quantitative analysis as well as “people” skills
  • Are willing to work in a variety of corporate and organizational environments

Project managers work in a wide variety of different industries under many different job titles. These can include management, IT, construction, industrial production, and more. The average salary for project managers can vary by industry (and many other factors). Depending on your industry interests, you may spend most of your time in an office or make frequent visits to building sites or factory floors.

At the entry-level, you can expect to assist a lead project manager and take ownership of specific aspects of larger projects (e.g., budgeting or client relations). As you gain experience and expertise, you may have the opportunity to lead entire project teams.

Potential project management job titles may include:

  • Assistant project manager
  • Associate project manager
  • Implementation manager
  • PMO analyst
  • Project assurance manager
  • Project controller
  • Project coordinator
  • Project management consultant
  • Project manager
  • Project portfolio manager
  • Project team leader

Discover a few examples of jobs you can get with a project management degree and learn more about what you can do with a bachelor’s degree.

Advancing Your Career

The first step towards establishing yourself in project management is often to earn industry certification, such as the CAPM or PMP from the Project Management Institute. If you specialize in a sector such as healthcare or IT, you may also wish to pursue industry-specific project management certification.  Usually, you will need to gain work experience after graduation before qualifying to sit for these exams.  Earning an MBA could help you move into advanced leadership roles.

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Bachelor of Science in Project Management Program Curriculum

As a student in Herzing University's project management degree program, you will be prepared to identify priorities, isolate specific assignments and deploy and coordinate resources to accomplish projects on time, on budget and within scope .

The core components of our program include:

  • Managing project teams
  • Managing project risk
  • Cost and time management
  • Contracts and procurement
  • Lean management
  • Project planning


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*Average number of months for students to complete program
Program availability varies by location

Required Management Core Courses

All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Required Courses in Project Management

All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Business Elective Courses

A minimum of 7.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may take any business, accounting, human resources, or economics course.

Required Capstone or Internship

3.00 semester credit hours are required.

Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in this bachelor's degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline. 12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications 9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity) 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics 3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Personal and Professional Development Courses

A minimum of 2.00 semester credit hours is required.

Online & on-campus availability

The Herzing project management bachelor degree program may be completed online, with at least partial class availability offered at 5 locations if you are interested in an on-campus experience:

Dual-Credit MBA Option

When you enroll in our project management bachelor's degree program, you’ll have the option to save time and money by earning up to 12 credits towards your Herzing MBA. 



Yes, the Herzing University business program is accredited.

Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas, 66215,, 1-(913) 631-3009. 

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