Strategic project management is an essential component in the success of any organization. The project management degree at CCU is designed to train students in all aspects of managing high level projects, including strategic management, project-based teamwork, risk reduction, and budget analysis. Throughout the program students take courses in organizational leadership, project planning, scheduling, controlling, and risk management. The curriculum is based on real world business situations, giving students practical, hands-on experience that is applicable in their current work situation. In addition to equipping students with a marketable skill set, the project management program also challenges students to consider how personal ethics and values can impact their work.
CCU’s Project Management program has been reviewed and approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI). CCU abides by PMI’s established quality assurance criteria. Students interested in obtaining a PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification may apply 42 professional development units (PDUs) for each of the following courses:
In addition to courses required for the major, all students must complete a selection of General Education courses. For a list of General Education course requirements please see the course list for the Associate of Arts: General Studies degree.
Major coursework for the degree can be completed over four semesters. Classes are taught in seminar format. The degree coursework is enhanced with online Internet instruction that provides greater flexibility in completing assignments outside the classroom.
The Organizational Management in Project Management degree requires completion of the following 120 hours:
General Education Core (42 hours)
Major (36 hours)
Electives (42 hours)