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Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology IT Project Management

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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40 bachelor's courses
11 weeks long
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$ 1525
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Earn your degree on your terms.
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Get credits for classes taken – up to 28 classes maximum.
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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.

Summer classes start July 1

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.
  • Overall program length depends on how many courses you take at a time.
  • 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 course is for students to spend 13.5 hours in weekly work, which includes in-classroom and out-of-classroom work regardless of delivery mode. For each week of a quarter, one hour of classroom or online course activity and a minimum of two hours of outside study/preparation time per credit hour are built into the design of each course. Using this formula, Strayer University course design meets applicable regulatory standards. This includes preparation, activities and evaluation over ten weeks for a total of 135 hours of student work.

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.

3 out of 4 Bachelor of Information Technology alumni agree that their Strayer degree was a worthwhile investment.

Strayer Alumni Survey, 2022

Estimate the cost of your degree

How much does a BS in IT, Project Management cost?

The cost of a BS in IT 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.

Estimate the cost of your degree

How much does a BS in IT, Project Management cost?

The cost of a BS in IT 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, the Strayer BS program consists of 40 courses, with the price of $1,525 per course in tuition. 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 to Strayer, which can reduce the number of courses you need to graduate and your overall tuition. Bachelor’s students can transfer up to 28 classes toward the bachelor’s 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.*

*Savings assumes transferring 10 courses taken at Sophia. Eligibility rules apply. Connect with us for details.

Courses from another institution may be eligible for transfer to Strayer, which can reduce the number of courses you need to graduate and your overall tuition. Bachelor’s students can transfer up to 28 classes toward the bachelor’s 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. 

More than 500 organizations invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to tuition savings and other educational benefits. If your employer is a corporate partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you discover career pathways in your field.

Private loans

Nonfederal 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.

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 eligible 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 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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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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CIS 498 - Information Technology Capstone

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.

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CIS 348 - Information Technology Project Management

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.

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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 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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CIS 443 - Agile Project Management

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.

What can you do with an MSIS, Artificial Intelligence Systems Management degree?

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 information systems field.

Versatile skills for your future

The artificial intelligence systems management concentration can provide the skills to help you implement and drive successful AI.

  • Evaluate data or information by breaking it down to identify underlying principles, reasons or facts.
  • Stay up to date with AI technology and continually apply your learnings to your work.
  • Create specific goals and plan and prioritize your work to meet those goals.
  • Examine information and results to help you find solutions to any issues that arise.
  • Oversee projects to guarantee they meet budget, timeline and scope expectations
  • Conduct surveys, connect with customers or use other methods to evaluate customer needs and priorities
  • Create implementation strategies that incorporate cost-benefit or return on investment (ROI) analyses
  • Identify project resourcing needs and recognize when additional support is needed.
  • Conduct risk assessments and create response strategies
  • Develop computer information resources, support data security, strategic computing and disaster recovery
  • Review an organization’s technology use and suggest ways to improve it, including hardware and software upgrades
  • Determine project feasibility and requirements based on data processing proposals.

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of Strayer bachelor's alumni agree that their Strayer degree gave them the confidence to advance their career.

Alumni Survey 2022

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.

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.