College of Professional Studies
Successful companies know they need strong project managers to turn their ideas into reality. Acquire the skills and experience necessary to succeed in the project management field by learning to lead and deliver projects on time, on budget, and according to project specifications with the Bachelor of Science in Project Management degree.
- Boston Location
- Classroom Format
- Fall, Spring, Summer Entry Terms
- Yes Meets F1 Visa Requirements
With the modernization and digitization of the business world, the need for project managers who can lead and manage us through this change is growing rapidly. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), there will be a demand to fill 22 million new project management-oriented jobs over the next decade.
Our innovative, Boston-based Bachelor of Science in Project Management program will help you gain the skills and experience you need to work successfully as a project manager in any company or industry. This program offers you just the right mix of employer-demanded technical, leadership, strategic, and business management skills to ensure that you’ll be able to deliver as much value as possible as a project manager. You’ll learn techniques and tools for managing complex, long- and short-term projects, successfully and cost-effectively including how to:
- Lead a project team
- Communicate across an organization
- Reduce risk and increase quality
- Lead using an agile approach
- Help your company successfully innovate
You’ll also gain real-world experience through dynamic experiential learning opportunities within each course and beyond the classroom, where you can work on real-world, virtual projects for leading companies. The program's flexible electives are aligned to industry-specific areas, enabling you to broaden and perfect your knowledge in multiple disciplines and capacities within the project management profession.
- You can participate in real-world, hands-on learning projects to ensure you get the experience that puts you in demand with employers.
- You’ll learn from faculty experts who have extensive real-world experience and who will ensure you get the practical skills that will help you advance your career.
For International Students
- Please refer to the application deadlines page for available intake terms.
Minimum 120 total semester hours required
Minimum 2.000 GPA required
Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.
Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
NUpath requirements Creative Expression and Innovation (EI) and Engaging with Natural and Designed World (ND) are not explicitly satisfied by required courses in the curriculum at this time. Students are responsible for satisfying these requirements, and if these are not fulfilled in required major courses, they should use general electives to do so.
66 semester hours required
21 semester hours required
12 semester hours required
Complete four of the following:
Suggested Industry-Specific Electives
Information Technology (Database)
Complete a minimum of 18 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours
Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.
According to the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Job Growth and Talent Gap report, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of jobs requiring project-oriented skills. In the United States, the number of project managers is estimated to increase by 31% over the next decade – from 6.7 million in 2017 to 8.8 million in 2027.
Increasingly, the role of project manager is becoming more and more important as companies orient more of their work in a "projected" fashion. Project managers get companies and organizations to results. In many organizations, the project manager is seen as a key role that helps lead a company and its projects to success.
What can you do with your degree?
This project management program is well suited for individuals who wish to pursue a career as a project manager in any industry.
Job titles to consider include:
- Project Manager
- Associate Project Manager
- Project Coordinator
- Project Leader
- Project Governance Professional
- Project Administrator
- Project Controller
- PMO Specialist
- EPMO Project Manager Specialist
- PMO Analyst
The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.
- $541 Cost Per Credit
- $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
- 45% % Receiving Aid