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Project Management Specialization Bachelor of Science in Business

School of Business and Technology

Overview

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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..

Detailed Program Information

Get all the details about cost, courses, requirements, and more.

Download the GuidedPath Specialization Guide »

Download the FlexPath Specialization Guide »

Classes Start November 6th

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.

Admissions Requirements »  | $50 Application Fee

Cost & Learning Formats

We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100% competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs. Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$18,090$39,485*   MAX TRANSFER CREDITS–TYPICAL TRANSFER CREDITS
$347 per 1000-2000 level credit $402 per 3000-4000 level credit, 180 total quarter credits, 135 max transfer credits

Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own speed, whenever your schedule allows.

  • Take unlimited courses (up to two at a time simultaneously) per 12-week billing session
  • Based on a program point system; 2 Capella quarter credits = 1 program point
  • Set your own deadlines, no courseroom discussions
  • Pay one flat-rate tuition fee per session
$9,400$24,022*   ACCELERATED PACE–TYPICAL PACE
$2,300 per quarter, 90 total program points, 68 max transfer points

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees, including application fees and resource kits, are not included in this estimate.  The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.  The FlexPath prices show the tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (90th percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on comparable programs.

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Transfer Credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. 

Learn about Transfer Credits »

Low-Cost Gen Ed Courses

Our learning partner, Sophia Pathways, is a self-paced, online option for fulfilling bachelor’s requirements for only $329 per course.

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Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

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Sample Courses

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Description
PM4010 Process Groups and Knowledge Areas in Project Management
PM4020 Integration and Scope Management
PM4030 Scheduling, Cost, and Quality Management
PM4040 Human Resources and Motivation Management
PM4050 Communication and Stakeholder Management

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Coaches

From enrollment to graduation, coaches help you stay on track. They know your program, answer questions, and cheer you on.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Writing Support

These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple resources to sharpen your writing skills.

Ready for the Next Step?

Learning online doesn't mean going it alone. Help is here. From faculty, coaches, advisors, and more. Plus a supportive community of students who are as passionate about their careers as you are about yours.