Bachelor of Business Administration Project Management
What degree do you need to be a project manager?
A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Project Management concentration from Strayer can help you build the experience, toolkit and resume to pursue a successful career. Part art and part science, project management requires the skills to assess risk, estimate costs and motivate others. As you develop project management expertise, you can find strategies to help you stand out as a sought-after team member.
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Do project managers need a degree?
With the field becoming more competitive, our degree can help prepare you to pursue a wide range of leadership and support roles in organizations nationwide. Earning an online BBA in project management from Strayer can equip you with skills you can use to stand out and score an interview.
What skills do you need to be a project manager?
- Explore scheduling, budgeting, procurement, risk management and personnel management.
- Identify, analyze and use strategies to minimize the risks inherent to project management.
- Learn how to plan for human capital needs, acquire and develop skills needed for projects, motivate a project team and measure a project teams performance.
- Describe the fundamentals of the project management process.
- Explain the process of determining project costs, project scheduling and sequencing and quality management to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
Class size varies based on course objectives and the teaching demands of the subject matter. In general, Strayer University aims to keep the student-to-instructor ratio low.
How long does it take to get a degree in business administration?
- There are 40 11-week courses in this program.
- How many courses you take at a time will determine how long the overall program will be.
- Strayer University credits are expressed in quarter hours.
- One quarter hour of credit is granted for the successful completion of 10 contact hours per course.
- The standard requirement for one course is for students to spend 10 to 14 hours in weekly work, including in- and out-of-classroom work, for a total of 135 hours by the end of the course. Strayer’s course design uses this requirement to meet applicable regulatory standards.
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How much does a bachelor’s in business administration cost?
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How much does a bachelor’s in business administration cost?
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Program cost breakdown
In most cases, Strayer’s BBA program consists of 40 courses, with the price of $1,480 per course. There are additional fees for textbooks and supplies, a $65 technology fee each term and a one-time $150 degree conferral fee.
Courses from another institution may be eligible for transfer credits to Strayer, which can reduce the number of courses you need to graduate and your overall tuition. BBA students can transfer up to 28 classes toward the BBA degree (if approved). Strayer’s transfer credit page has more information as well as a tool to estimate how many transfer credits you may be able to apply to your Strayer degree program.
Scholarships and financial aid
There are a number of financial aid options worth exploring on our financial aid page. To apply for federal aid, prospective students should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Stafford loans are available for graduate study. These are direct unsubsidized loans, not based on financial need. Unlike subsidized loans, Stafford loan interest will accrue while in the program. Making interest payments while in school will help reduce the amount of principal that would otherwise build up.
There are also scholarships and private loans available for Strayer students.
Save up to $14,800 on your Strayer bachelor’s degree by accessing your general education courses through our affiliate, Sophia Learning.*
*Savings assumes transferring 10 courses taken at Sophia. Eligibility rules apply. Connect with us for details.
Transfer up to 28 classes toward your bachelor’s degree.
More than 500 organizations – including corporations and community colleges – invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to discounted education programs. If your employer is a Corporate Alliance Partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you advance in your company and your career.
Non-federal loans may pay the difference between the cost of attendance and the total of loans and grants received from other tuition assistance programs. The terms and conditions of federal loans are often more favorable than private loans and should be considered before exploring private loans.
Military tuition assistance
Scholarships are offered to eligible students currently serving in the military as well as military spouses. Strayer is also approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Learn more about Strayer’s active military assistance program here.
In addition to participating fully in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Strayer is approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Student veterans can receive transfer credit for military training and life experiences.
What coursework do you need to specialize in project management?
The Strayer University project management curriculum can help you build the technical knowledge you need for a career in project management, including how to manage project teams and risks, how to create project budgets and estimates and how resource management works. View all courses
What is a minor in college?
A minor is a group of five courses in a select subject area that can add depth to your resume and round out your degree. Pursuing a minor offers you the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in a secondary area of interest outside of your major and concentration.
How does a minor work?
Since you can use elective courses to complete the minor, in most cases you won’t have to spend extra time and money on additional courses to complete your degree. Keep in mind that courses used to complete your major can’t be applied toward a minor.
Should you get a minor in college?
Getting a minor can give you a professional edge. It demonstrates your forward thinking, self-motivation and organization – all valuable skills in the workplace.
Presents the fundamentals of the project management process and examines application of the process. Reviews the stages and activities in the project life cycle, the organization for project management and various project control and evaluations processes. Introduces considerations for negotiation and human resource management concerns in project management.
This course addresses the risk component of projects and provides an overview of project risk management and related tools. Students will learn techniques for identifying, analyzing and minimizing risks that are inherent to projects, and building skills to systematically manage project risk to ensure that projects are delivered within cost estimates and timelines.
This course examines the unique human resource aspects of managing human resources and project teams. The management areas of focus include planning for human capital needs, acquiring and developing skills needed for projects, motivating the team and measuring the project team's performance.
This course focuses on critical aspects of the project process and techniques used for cost estimating and budgeting. The course will explore project essentials such as determining project costs, scheduling and project sequencing, and quality management to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
Being an effective communicator is an essential skill for any profession. In this course, you will learn the secrets to writing, listening, and speaking with credibility in order to share your voice with the world.
Provides a foundation in today's business operations with a focus on the major functions of a business (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). The course also provides an overview of business organizations and the competitive business environment, strategic planning, international business, ethical considerations, quality assurance and more.
Bachelor of Business Administration admission requirements
Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you have to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer. Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
International bachelor's students
We welcome international students from around the globe.