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BS - Project Management: IT (ABET, PMI-GAC-accredited)

Program Details

With today's smaller budgets and tighter deadlines, project managers who can deliver the desired results on time and on budget are a valuable business resource. Capella University's online Bachelor's in Information Technology Project Management degree prepares you to lead and manage complex IT projects.

This degree program is built around the competencies in "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge"(PMBOK® Guide), a globally recognized standard for project management. Because Capella is a Registered Education Provider of the Project Management Institute (PMI), you can earn your bachelor's in project management from Capella and professional development units (PDUs) from PMI at the same time.

Capella's BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.* ABET accreditation is a key indicator of Capella's dedication to educational quality that prepares our graduates for entry or advancement in the IT profession.

Earn up to two in-demand certifications while earning your degree. We'll give you the skills and knowledge you need to take the certification exam — and the voucher to take it for free. This specialization aligns to:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+

With your Bachelor's in Project Management from Capella, you'll learn to plan and Implement projects as part of a team, contribute to the management of project time and costs, and participate in the definition and monitoring of project quality.

You can also earn your BS in IT with a specialization in Project Management with Capella's FlexPath, a revolutionary way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll make the most of the knowledge and experience you already have while developing and demonstrating new skills and knowledge at your own pace. You will achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs – and earn the same degree – only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Capella's combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options allow you to save significant time and money. It also allows you to start building for your future by earning Master's-level credit while you complete your Bachelor's.

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Project Management include project coordinator, project lead or project manager. Potential workplaces include: corporation, government, insurance firm or technology firm.

*The FlexPath option for the BS in Information Technology program specializations is not accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Requirements

Your program of enrollment determines the admission requirements. 

Basic requirements for all programs:

  • Admission application and non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Acknowledgement agreement
  • All applicants must understand, read, speak, and write fluently in English
  • Official transcript(s) from previous institutions for degree and post-degree coursework, if applicable
  • Minimum GPA as defined by your program

Minimum level of education required:

  • Bachelor’s students must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be least 24 years old (may be waived for military applicants, veterans, and those with at least 24 quarter credits of prior college/university coursework)

Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

  • Higher Learning Commission: www.hlcommission.org, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu

Capella’s BS in IT program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org  (The FlexPath format is excluded.)

The following program specializations are accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC). (The FlexPath option for the project management specializations is not accredited by PMI-GAC.)

  • BS in Business—Project Management 
  • BS in Information Technology—Project Management 
  • MBA—Project Management
  • MS in Information Technology—Project Management
  • PhD in Information Technology—Project Management

Disclosure

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credentials, job placement or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner’s responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the school’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University at 1.866.679.9687 for more information.

Learn important information at www.capellaresults.com about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended these programs.