Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology IT Project Management
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Why earn a degree in IT project management from Strayer?
To solve any puzzle, you need to be organized, forward thinking and thoughtful. The BS in Information Technology, IT Project Management concentration from Strayer focuses on those same skills and can help you prepare to manage the aspects of an IT project, from develop to production.
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What does a Bachelor of Science in IT Project Management involve?
Fast-paced companies require a fast and nimble approach to IT project management. With a bachelor’s in IT project management, you’ll build the skills and know-how to manage projects and develop process efficiencies that help move the needle.
Is a BS in IT Project Management good to have? It depends on what you learn.
- Create IT project integration plans, activities and schedules for applications.
- Develop an appropriate risk management plan as a key element of the project management process.
- Conduct a quantitative analysis of project risks and opportunities, including the triggering events.
- Gain an understanding of the planning process for software project management and prepare project estimates.
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 BS in IT degree?
- 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 a 4.5 credit hour is for students to spend 10 to 14 hours in weekly work, including in- and out-of-classroom work. Strayer’s course design uses this requirement to meet applicable regulatory standards.
Accredited online university
Strayer University has distinct accredited 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.
3 out of 4 Strayer Bachelor of Science in Information Technology alumni agree that their degree was a worthwhile investment.
Strayer Alumni Survey, 2021
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Program cost breakdown
In most cases, Strayer’s BS 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.
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. BS students can transfer up to 28 classes toward the BS 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 $15,250 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 discover career pathways in your field.
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 for an IT project management bachelor’s?
Your Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, IT Project Management degree, will help you learn best practices for setting up and executing on technology projects that can have a real impact on your organization. You’ll learn about mitigating risk, estimating time and cost, and working with resources to deliver on business and technology goals. 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.
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This course is an integrative capstone course for the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program. The course takes a senior management approach to examine and solve real-world problems and projects. Students will apply project management techniques to create integrative information technology solutions that include databases, systems analysis, security, networking, computer infrastructure, human-computer interaction and web design.
This course examines the processes, methods, techniques and tools that organizations use to manage their information technology projects in accordance with the Project Management Institutes Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). Emphasis is placed on the methodology and project management software for initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing technology projects. Topics include various types of technologies to support group collaboration and the use of resources from within the firm as well as contracted from outside the organization.
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 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.
This course introduces students to Agile Project Management. Students are presented with core values, fundamentals, frameworks and the practices in various Agile phases. Topics also include governance, quality and the application of Agile methods into organizational settings.
Bachelor’s in IT 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.
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Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
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