Why should I pursue a BS in Business with a specialization in Project Management?
The Project Management Institute (PMI) estimates that there will be 6.2 million jobs in project management by 2020, an increase of over 12 percent from 2010. Job growth will be driven by “project-intensive industries” in areas like manufacturing, business services, finance & insurance, oil & gas, information services, construction, utilities, and most notably, healthcare – which, alone, is expected to increase project management roles by 30 percent.
Pursing a BS in Business with a specialization in Project Management prepares you for a career in a growing, dynamic field that crosses many industries.
Is a bachelor’s degree in business with a specialization in project management for me?
Project managers create value for businesses, bringing products and services to market while balancing resources and budgets. A well-trained project manager with the right mix of communication abilities, decision-making skills and ethical business acumen can mean all the difference to a project’s success or failure.
Do you have an eye for detail? A passion to collaborate and bring teams together, working toward a common goal? Can you make quick decisions and justify your reasoning? If so, then you may have the mindset for a future career as a project manager.
What will I learn in Regis’ project management program?
Regis students learn about the project management development processes, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing a project. Our business program with a specialization in project management provides a framework for the business functions, values, ethical decision-making abilities, and leadership skills that successful project managers need in an increasingly complex and global business environment.
Our project management curriculum is aligned with the core processes found in the Project Management Body of Knowledge® Guide (PMBOK® Guide) and outcomes are consistent with those delineated by the PMI Global Accreditation Committee.
What class formats are available?
Bachelor’s courses in project management are held online and on campus in Denver, Colorado. Courses are offered in five and eight-week formats to help working adults accommodate school, without putting careers on hold.
Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.