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Project Management
Bachelor of Science in Business

Build your vision for organizational success into a potential career path. The online bachelor’s in business, project management degree at Capella can equip you with hard and soft skills to support complex business initiatives in today’s competitive landscape. You’ll learn to develop project strategies, synthesize project requirements, facilitate effective communication, keep projects within approved budgets and assess project performance in a wide range of professional environments. Put yourself in a position to motivate people and help organizations reach their highest potential.

The mission of Capella University's BS in Business specialization in Project Management is to provide undergraduate business learners with a solid theoretical and practical foundation in the processes, procedures, tools, and techniques of coordinating and managing projects in an organizational setting.

Two flexible online learning formats

To meet the needs of your busy life, we offer two 100% competency-based online learning formats – GuidedPath and FlexPath. Is FlexPath right for you?

Aligned to industry standards

We partner with employers and the Capella School of Business, Technology and Health Care Administration Advisory Board (SoBTH) to design programs that align to industry standards. 

Immersive virtual simulations

Work with real-life examples in the virtual world and explore problem-solving opportunities to help prepare you for challenges you may face in your career. 

Classes start July 8

Apply today with no application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 8–14 General education courses
  • 10 Core courses
  • 8 Specialization courses
  • 7–13 Elective courses
  • 1 Capstone
  • 180 Total quarter credits
  • 135 Max transfer credits

FlexPath lets you finish the degree you started, with a bachelor’s in business in 14 months and under $13,000.*

*Based on fastest 25% of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies and other fees apply.

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation and recognitions provide evidence that we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability.

The bachelor’s in business with a specialization in project management is accredited by the PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC).*

See all our accreditations and recognitions.

To meet a PMI-GAC accreditation requirement, student achievement data can be found here.

The GAC Accredited Program seal is a mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

*The FlexPath option for the project management specializations are not accredited by PMI-GAC.

What can you do with a BS in Business Project Management degree?

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella 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 potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business, Project Management.

Job titles to explore

  • Project manager
  • Project lead
  • Project coordinator
  • Project specialist
  • Program manager

Employment settings to explore

  • Corporation
  • Government – local, state, federal
  • Construction
  • Aerospace or defense company
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Health care organization
  • Technology company
  • Manufacturing firm
  • Bank and financial institution
  • Education
  • Consulting firm
  • Military

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