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 100%-online Bachelor of Science in Project Management degree.
- Anywhere Location
- Online Format
- Fall, Spring, Summer Entry Terms
- No 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, 100% online 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.
- The 100% online format provides all the flexibility you need, where you can study when and where it’s convenient for you.
- 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.
Foundation Courses (66 s.h.)
Major Courses (21 s.h.)
Professional Electives (12 s.h.)
Complete four of the following:
Suggested Industry-Specific Electives
Information Technology (Database)
Capstone (3 s.h.)
General Electives (18 s.h.)
Complete a minimum of 18 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours
Total Requirements for Degree: 120 s.h.
Northeastern's signature experiential learning model combines academics with professional practice to help students acquire relevant, real-world skills they can apply to their desired industry. Each program offers its own unique experiential learning opportunities, but they might include:
- Experiential Learning at Work — Working professionals collaborate with their employer to develop a project that addresses a key business need their company has in an area they want familiarity with.
- Experiential Network (XN) — Students work virtually with a sponsoring organization on a short-term project over a six-week period.
- Full-Time Co-op Opportunities — Students on co-op work in a paid position in their field of study for three to six months.
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
Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.
The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students.
- $1.6K Cost Per Course
- $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
- 45% % Receiving Aid