Project Management

Students in the Project Management track earn up to 19 stackable credits, including an undergraduate certificate, which apply directly to undergraduate degree programs at Peirce College.

Graduates are prepared for the Project Management Institute’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) exam, which is recognized by employers around the country and enhances your credibility and effectiveness working on project teams. It is an ideal credential for career changers interested in gaining competencies in project management.

Peirce awards 3 credits for CAPM® certification.

Peirce counselors will connect graduates with employment opportunities in the region and help them apply for jobs, prepare for interviews and leverage the College’s alumni network.

Courses and Certifications

Course

Credits

PLA option

PRC 101 Peirce Orientation

1

 

ENG 101 English Composition

3

PLA option

MGT 114 Essentials of Customer Service

3

PLA option

BIS 111 Applied Software Fundamentals

3

PLA option

COM 202 Intercultural Communications

3

 

MGT 126 Organizations and People

3

 

CAPM® training courses and exams

3*

 

Total

19 credits

 

* Peirce awards 3 credits for CAPM® certification.

Why Project Management?

Median Salary:

  • Entry-level $56,000
  • 3-5 years of experience:  $80,000

Job Growth:  projected 33% increase

Sources: Dice.com and Project Management Institute.

Examples of lower wage jobs with a skills match:

  • Hospitality workers
  • Retail sales workers
  • Telemarketers
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