Project Management, B.S.
Learn project strategy, contract management and project management math as you pursue industry certifications with the Bachelor of Science in Project Management program offered through Saint Louis University's School for Professional Studies. Project-based learning and class simulators will prepare you to promote the widespread applicability of the five basic project management processes as outlined in the PMBOK®: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.
The Project Management Institute (PMI) has named Saint Louis University a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, and other PMI professional credentials.
As part of SLU's School for Professional Studies, this 120-credit PMI-approved program offers you a flexible option to meet your personal career goals. With six start terms each year through SLU online, you can begin working toward your degree at any time. All courses are offered entirely online in eight-week terms, making advanced education more accessible for working professionals.
Project management skills are needed across multiple disciplines, from technology to manufacturing, real estate to construction, and sales management to service. The Project Management Institute projects 22 million new jobs in seven project-oriented sectors through 2027.
- Age: 22 years or older (exceptions may be made)
- Work Experience: At least three years or the equivalent
- Education: High school diploma or composite GED score of at least 2250
- Interview: Successful completion of a meeting with an academic coach (this can be done over the phone or on campus)
- Grade Point Average: Minimum transfer cumulative GPA of 2.50 (unless qualified for conditional admittance)
- Transcript: An official transcripts from the most recent institution attended
Scholarships and Financial Aid
There are two principal ways to help finance a Saint Louis University education:
- Scholarships: awarded based on academic achievement, service, leadership and financial need. The School for Professional Studies offers numerous scholarships and awards specially for new students.
- Financial Aid: provided in the form of grants and loans, some of which require repayment.
To determine eligibility for financial assistance, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) early for maximum consideration. FAFSA is available online at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
For information on other scholarships and financial aid, visit the student financial services office online at http://finaid.slu.edu.
Active Military and Veterans
Students may be eligible for a reduced tuition rate of $410 per credit for this program. In addition, Saint Louis University participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program for eligible students.
- Graduates will be able to describe the project management framework, addressing individual, team and organizational needs.
- Graduates will be able to integrate leadership and management competencies to influence stakeholders.
- Graduates will be able to use data to prioritize project resource requirements.
- Graduates will be able to appraise project progress toward stated deliverables.
- Graduates will be able to arbitrate trade-offs in delivering project success.
|Fundamentals of Project Management|
|Fundamentals of Contract Management|
|Project Selection and Scope|
|Communication-Stakeholder & Quality Management|
|Project Data Analysis|
|Time, Cost and Risk Management|
|Contract Supplier Administration|
|Project Management Leadership Ethics|
|Government Contracting; FAR & UCC|
|Project Management Laboratory|
|Project-Contract Management Capstone|
Students must maintain a minimum 2.00 GPA.
|Communication and Technology||9|
|Igniting Success: Jesuit Education and the Adult Learner|
|Public Speaking in Org. Life|
|Business and Professional Writing|
|Critical Thinking and Problem Solving||6|
|Discrete Methods and Models|
or CIS 2850
|Principles of Data Analysis|
|Intro to Phil: Self & Reality|
|Ethics, Values & Spirituality||9|
One additional THEO or SPR course
|Engaging the Human Experience||15|
|Ethics of Writing|
|Engaging the Human Experience|
One Humanities course
|Approaching the Arts|
|Twentieth Century Art|
|Intro to Literary Study|
|Introduction to Short Fiction|
|American Literary Traditions: Special Topics|
|Origins of the Modern World to 1500|
|Origins of the Modern World, 1500 to Present|
|U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction: 1850-1877|
|The Saint Louis Region|
|Intro to Phil: Self & Reality|
|Science and Religion|
|Spirituality: Work & Vocation|
|Spirituality, Peace & Justice|
|One Natural Science course|
|Introduction to Ecology and Evolution|
|Biology of Health and Disease|
|One Social Science course|
|Introduction to American Politics|
|Survey of Economics|
|Introduction to Sociology|
|One Diversity course|
|Professional Communication Between Cultures|
|Interpersonal Relations in Org|
|Introduction to Sociology|
Roadmaps are recommended semester-by-semester plans of study for programs and assume full-time enrollment unless otherwise noted.
Courses and milestones designated as critical (marked with !) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timely graduation. Transfer credit may change the roadmap.
This roadmap should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. All students are encouraged to meet with their advisor/mentor each semester. Requirements, course availability and sequencing are subject to change.
|PST 1500||Igniting Success: Jesuit Education and the Adult Learner||3|
|HUM 2000||Ethics of Writing||3|
|CMMK 1210||Public Speaking in Org. Life||3|
|CIS 2850||Principles of Data Analysis||3|
|THEO 1005||Theological Foundations||3|
|HUM 1500||Engaging the Human Experience||3|
|PMGT 1010||Fundamentals of Project Management||3|
|PHIL 1055||Intro to Phil: Self & Reality||3|
|PMGT 1020||Fundamentals of Contract Management||3|
|PMGT 2010||Communication-Stakeholder & Quality Management||3|
|ARTH 1005||Approaching the Arts||3|
|PMGT 1030||Project Selection and Scope||3|
|SPR/THEO 2000 level or higher||3|
|PMGT 2020||Project Data Analysis||3|
|ENGL 4005||Business and Professional Writing||3|
|PMGT 3010||Proposal Management||3|
|PMGT 2030||Industry Certification||3|
|PMGT 3020||Time, Cost and Risk Management||3|
|PMGT 4010||Requirements Analysis||3|
|PMGT 4030||Project Management Laboratory||3|
|PMGT 4020||Multi-Project Management||3|
|PMGT 3030||Contract Supplier Administration||3|
|PMGT 3040||Project Management Leadership Ethics||3|
|PMGT 4960||Project-Contract Management Capstone||3|