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Bachelor of Business Administration Project Management

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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40 bachelor's courses
11 weeks long
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$ 1525
Cost per course
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Earn your degree on your terms.
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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. As you develop project management expertise, you can find strategies to help you stand out as a sought-after team member.

Summer classes start July 1

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.

Accredited online university

Strayer University has distinct accreditations and affiliations that attest to our academic quality. We're committed to meeting quality standards, so you can earn a diploma you're proud to display. View the ACBSP student achievement information.

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of Strayer Bachelor of Business Administration alumni agree that their degree was a worthwhile investment.

Strayer Alumni Survey, 2023

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How much does a BBA in Project Management cost?

The cost of a BBA depends on a number of factors, including the price per course, the purchase of textbooks, and the scholarships and financial aid available to you. Read on for a breakdown of the costs, as well as money-saving opportunities associated with the program.

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How much does a BBA in Project Management cost?

The cost of a BBA depends on a number of factors, including the price per course, the purchase of textbooks, and the scholarships and financial aid available to you. Read on for a breakdown of the costs, as well as money-saving opportunities associated with the program.

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Program cost breakdown

In most cases, Strayer’s BBA program consists of 40 courses, with the price of $1525 per course. There are additional fees for textbooks and supplies, a $65 technology fee each term and a one-time $150 degree conferral fee.

Transfer credits

Courses from another institution may be eligible for transfer credits to Strayer, which can help reduce the number of courses you need to graduate and your overall tuition. You can transfer up to four classes toward your bachelor’s degree (if approved). The Strayer 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, reducing your end cost.

There are also scholarships and private loans available for Strayer students.

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 discover career pathways in your field.

Private loans

Nonfederal loans can help pay the difference between the cost of attendance and the total of loans and grants received from other tuition assistance programs.

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 the Strayer University active military assistance program here.

Veteran benefits

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 a minor, in some cases you may not have to spend extra time or 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 help give you professional skills. It demonstrates your forward thinking, self-motivation and organization – all valuable skills in the workplace.

Sample courses

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BUS 375 - Project Management

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.

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BUS 377 - Managing Project Risk

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.

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BUS 380 - Managing Project Teams

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.

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BUS 419 - Project Estimating and Budgeting

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.

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COM 100 - Communication at Work

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.

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BUS 100 - Introduction to Business

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.

What can you do with a BBA in Project Management?

Your education can help you pursue your professional and personal goals. While Strayer cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore the potential impact you can have in the project management field.

Versatile skills for your future

The Project Management concentration will focus on the essential skills of a project manager. Students will be prepared to support human capital with reaching project goals and milestones. The student will learn to manage project contracting and procurement and develop methods for managing project risk.

In addition, students who complete this concentration will be prepared to:

  • Communicate with project team for updates to make sure the project stays on schedule.
  • Create and gather project documents for the assigned project team.
  • Create project timelines to help the project team meet deadlines.
  • Define project requirements and goals with guidance from key stakeholders.
  • Determine resources, staff and finances needed for a project, and delegate tasks to assigned project staff.
  • Find and hire vendors or consultants to work on projects.
  • Monitor project milestones, deliverables and team member performance.
  • Monitor schedules, staffing and budgets throughout a project and update as needed.
  • Report project status updates to customers, the project team and managers.
  • Resolve any issues that come up throughout the course of a project.
  • Review project deliverables for quality and send them to clients.
  • Schedule and lead project meetings.

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.

A completed application and enrollment agreement, as applicable

A diploma from an approved high school or its equivalent

Official copies of transcripts from all other colleges or universities attended

A valid, current and legible government-issued photo ID

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.

Campus locations

Come to a campus near you for guidance and support. You’ll have access to helpful resources, a supportive community and plenty of spaces to learn and grow.

Ready to take the next step?

Your admissions officer is here to guide you through every step of the process, from completing your application to choosing your concentration.