Deliver successful project results on track, on time, and within budget.

Project managers are in demand in virtually every industry, and with good reason. With the knowledge and experience you'll gain with a specialization or certificate in project management, you’ll be able to keep complex projects on track from start to finish, making solid decisions and solving problems along the way. You’ll learn project planning, scheduling, risk assessment, contract management, negotiation, budgeting, and more. The coursework in this program is aligned with the Project Management Professionals (PMP) certificate exam, setting you up for career success in this growing field. 

In the Undergraduate Specialization in Project Management, students will gain the opportunity to analyze and apply theories and concepts associated with temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. The emphasis of the specialization is on key project management knowledge areas with a more robust focus across project, program, and portfolio management. Additionally, the students demonstrate the application and benefits of project planning, scheduling, risk management, monitoring, controlling, the earned value method, and project quality management in managing projects, programs, and portfolios.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply management and leadership theories as they relate to project, program and portfolio management.

  • Apply effective communication and research skills.

  • Examine tools and techniques of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing projects.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills for effective analysis and decision making.

  • Demonstrate skills in project quality management

Courses In This Specialization

This specialization is available to students in all undergraduate programs except Project Management. Project Management specialization courses are listed in order of completion:

Complete the following:

Completed at least 2 of the following:

Note: MGT410 can be taken in place of PJM310; however, students who take MGT410 should not take PJM310.