Develop a Christian Leadership Style for Your Career in Project Management
If you’re the person who enjoys being organized and planning group tasks from start to finish, then a career in project management might be for you! Our bachelor’s degree in project management provides the training you need to be a successful asset to any organization.
Develop your business skills in order to lead organizational projects with confidence and integrity. Allow us to help shape your leadership style as you learn how to manage time, clients, and project quality. From a small business environment to a global market scale, we want to come alongside you to provide all you will need to be successful.
We strive to put your success first, both academically and spiritually. With our mission to Train Champions for Christ, our courses integrate biblical applications for today’s marketplace. Our courses will challenge the way you view leadership, shaping you into the type of leader the world needs. Earn a degree that inspires you to make a difference in the business industry.
Why Choose Liberty’s B.S. in Project Management?
Earning a bachelor’s degree with Liberty means more than long lectures and late nights studying for final exams. Partner with us to gain hands-on field experience and a community of professors and spiritual leaders committed to your success.
Professional Training Opportunities
- Our School of Business offers an internship program for students with junior or senior status. Use our vast network of partner organizations to land an internship in project management that could potentially become your first job after graduation.
- Develop your own network through our Student Association for Project Management (SAPM) business student organization. Partner with like-minded students as you attend activities and events designed to cultivate your project management skills beyond the classroom.
What Will You Learn in Our Project Management Bachelor’s Degree?
Our B.S. in Business Administration degree with a concentration in project management will introduce you to the fundamental processes and best practices followed by project managers which include the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closing of projects.
You will learn about project integration, scope, time, cost, and quality management. Become an expert in planning and navigating complex projects. If you want to work for a company with international connections, or an organization outside of the United States altogether, you will benefit from this degree’s emphasis on cross-cultural project management.
In addition to the project management-focused courses, all of our business administration degrees contain a core curriculum in general business, accounting, finance, and marketing in domestic and international marketplaces.
View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying.
- BUSI 313: Foundations of Project Management
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- Modern project management and the fundamental processes of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects
- Inputs and outputs and the tools and techniques of defining the project, estimating project times and costs, developing project plans, managing risk, scheduling resources and their costs, and reducing project duration
- Progress and performance measurement, as well as evaluation and project closure
- BUSI 414: Project Management I
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- Focused instruction in the first five (of nine) project management competencies as delineated in the Project Management Institute’s Body of Knowledge (PMBOK): Project Integration Management, Project Scope Management, Project Time Management, Project Cost Management, and Project Quality Management
- How to apply processes to ensure project coordination, plan development processes, project plan execution processes, and integrated change control processes
- BUSI 415: Project Management II
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- Focused instruction in the final four (of nine) project management competencies as delineated in the Project Management Institute’s Body of Knowledge (PMBOK): Project Human Resource Management, Project Communications Management, Project Risk Management, and Project Procurement Management
- Processes to review organizational and human resource structures to develop and manage project teams
- How to identify, analyze, plan for and respond to project risk, as well as how to identify and acquire goods and services to implement and complete project plans
- How to identify stakeholders, plan communications, and distribute information
- BUSI 416: Leading Global Projects
This course provides instruction in global project management with emphasis on the integration of the interconnected themes of strategic project management, cross-cultural effectiveness, and project leadership.
Highlights of Our Business Administration: Project Management Degree
- Complete internship and capstone courses that allow you to gain invaluable first-hand experience in the field.
- The 78,000-square-foot School of Business building provides you with a simulated stock trading room with New York Stock Exchange display boards, a 2,000-square-foot Entrepreneurship Center for Innovation, our Center for Cyber Excellence and Center for Financial Literacy, and information technology labs and a networking and data center.
- Get involved with our business related student clubs, organizations and honor societies.
- Check out our 3+1 Accelerated Business Program. You can get your business bachelor’s and master’s degree in just four years!
Project Management Degree Information
Career Opportunities for Business Administration: Project Management Graduates
Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Project Management degree prepares you for work in the following occupations:
- Assistant project manager
- Project coordinator
- Project manager
- Project scheduler
Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees
Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:
- Admission application
- Official high school transcripts
- Official college transcripts (if applicable)
- SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
- Admission essay
*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.