Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Project Management Minor
Your pathway to online degree completion
Next Session Start Date:
Apply by: 04/02/24
Document Deadline: 04/05/24
Confirmation Deadline: 04/12/24
Start Session: 05/06/24
Discover our 100% online project management degree
Prepare for plentiful career opportunities with this Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Project Management Minor online program. Courses are 100% online and designed to promote critical and creative thinking within your chosen field of project management. You will work closely with your academic advisor and faculty to determine if your work history and previous college experience count toward your UMPI online degree. Completion of this program fulfills your educational requirements to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam.
Prepare for roles in project management and increase your earning potential with this accredited YourPace online program. This flexible, affordable program can help you qualify for positions that require an understanding of the forces that drive organizations to evolve and operate more effectively. You will learn the foundational skills needed to have an immediate impact on projects, the proper methods for monitoring and controlling risk, and how to utilize Six Sigma methodology to manage operations. Coursework is 100% online and includes the opportunity to apply DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) steps to a real organization in a service-learning project.
What Is Competency-Based Education?
Designed to leverage your previous knowledge, college coursework, and work experience, competency-based education enables you to earn your degree at your pace as you demonstrate mastery of relevant academic content.
How our YourPace online programs save you time and money:
- Prove your knowledge, move ahead—the faster you advance, the more you save
- Flat tuition rate per 8-week session, no matter how many courses you complete
- With no weekly deadlines, you control the speed of completion
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
As a graduate of this online project management program, you will be able to:
- Utilize Microsoft Project software
- Develop, manage, and lead projects
- Provide effective project execution, governance, and control processes to ensure projects remain on time, within scope, and on budget
- Communicate effectively and problem-solve in order to manage risk, minimize cost, control scope, and incorporate valuable insights into the planning and management process of projects
Project management career opportunities include:
- Project Manager
- Marketing Manager
- Operations Manager
- IT Project Manager
$1,500* per session
UMPI is ranked among the Top 10 Regional Colleges in the North for graduates with the least debt. – U.S. News & World Report, 2023.
“I have an extensive work and business background. I have wanted to complete my bachelor’s for a while. Now, I am just a semester away.”
-Perry Leavey -UMPI YourPace Online Student
Learn more about our affordable tuition
Our BLS – Project Management Minor online program offers highly affordable tuition with a flat rate regardless of how many courses you complete each session, with no hidden fees or extra textbook costs. The faster you finish, the more you save!
*Tuition and fees are subject to change
$1,500* per session
Dates you need to know
There are six opportunities throughout the year to begin our YourPace online program. Find the start date below that works best for you and apply before the application deadline. Please note, application and document deadlines are the same. UMPI must receive all documents including official transcripts by the document deadline to be considered. Transcripts can often take 10 or more business days from the request date to be received by UMPI, please plan accordingly.
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Requirements for this online project management program
We’ve made the admission process simple and streamlined so it’s easier for you to get started. Those interested in earning their BLS – Project Management Minor should have the equivalent of a high school diploma and possess some prior college credit and/or work experience.
No Application Fee
Minimum 1.75 GPA
A look at the online Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Project Management curriculum
To earn your BLS – Project Management Minor, you need to complete 120 credit hours of coursework. Each course is built around a series of competencies. Once you have mastered the series, you complete the course. Using our personalized learning model, we look at your past college credit, prior learning, and work experience to create your custom degree plan.
The program includes 40 credit hours of general education courses, 18 credit hours of Project Management Minor core courses, and 62 credit hours of electives.
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*Tuition and fees are subject to change.
**Time to completion varies by student and is based on several factors including prior college coursework, relevant work experience, amount of time dedicated to studying, and the number of courses completed each session.