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Capella University’s online Bachelor’s in Business, Project Management specialization prepares you to support the success of complex, cross-functional business initiatives. You’ll learn to develop project strategies, synthesize project requirements and controls, and assess performance throughout the process. And you’ll gain valuable insights through an interprofessional learning experience that combines business and IT professions.

This degree program is built around the competencies in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), a globally recognized standard for project management.

The BS in Business, Project Management specialization* is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC)

The PMI Global Accreditation Logo is a service mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

*The FlexPath format for the Project Management specializations is not accredited by Project Management Institute (PMI®) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (PMI-GAC).

Industry Certifications and a Degree

Earn in-demand certifications while earning your degree. You'll gain the skills and knowledge that align to certification exams, and the vouchers to take them for free.*

This specialization aligns to:

  • CompTIA Project+
  • PMI's Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP)® (GuidedPath only)

*Prerequisites in addition to formal education may apply.  Visit PMI or CompTIA for details.

Virtual Lab Environments, Real-World Results

Virtual simulations provide you with real-life examples and problem-solving opportunities to help prepare you for the challenges you may face in your career.

Access to Cutting-Edge Content at No Additional Cost

Students in the GuidedPath format of this specialization receive full business account access to Pluralsight’s library of more than 5,000 courses—a $499 value—that also includes access to Code School for interactive learning and lab practice.

Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you

Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

The annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, helps inspire our students to reach their potential. Each year, three eligible business students are recognized as business leaders and given the opportunity to visit Wall Street, the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2017 Capella Business Leader Award marks the third annual opportunity. Applications will open May 1, 2017, with a submission deadline of June 12, 2017.

FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree

If you’re highly motivated, looking to save time and money, and crave the freedom and flexibility of setting your own pace, you may want to consider FlexPath. Rather than face weekly deadlines, you’ll work at your own pace to complete a series of assessments for each course.

There’s no limit to the number of courses you can complete per quarter — you’ll still pay the same flat tuition rate. Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning.  

Save Thousands on Your Master's with a Combined Degree Option

With Capella's Combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options, you can start building for your future by completing Master's-level credit as you earn your Bachelor degree. Combined degree options are designated Bachelor's and Master's degree programs, with a set of shared Master's-level courses applied to both degrees. This enables you to save significant time and money when combining the degree options.

Learn more about combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degrees.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Project Management from Capella, you'll learn the core business knowledge and project management skills—such as initiation, planning, execution, control, and closure—and how to apply these traditional project management techniques to cross-functional business initiatives. Discover specifically what you'll learn—and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at

People with Bachelor's degrees in Business from Capella earn an average of $36,000 more per year than high school graduates.

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Career Outcomes

Careers to consider with an online project management degree include: project coordinator, project lead, and project manager. Potential workplaces include: corporation, government, insurance firm, and manufacturing firm.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration—an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5835, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.


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