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Project Management

Students in the Project Management track earn up to 16 stackable credits, including an undergraduate Certificate of Proficiency in Project Management Administration, that apply directly to undergraduate degree programs at Peirce College.

Graduates are also 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 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.

 

Take the Next Step! 

APPLY to CAREER BRIDGE.


Courses and Certifications

Course

Credits

PLA option

PRC 101 Peirce Orientation

1

 

MGT 210 Applied Management Concepts

3

 

MGT 306 Organizational Dynamics

3

 

MGT 404 Operations Management 

3

 

MGT 405 Strategic Management 

3

 

MGT 302 Project Management* 

3*

PLA option

CAPM® exam


 

Total

16 credits

 

*The Kaplan CAPM® Training Course and CAPM® Certification Exam is an acceptable substitute for MIS 302, and the College can award 3 credits for MIS 302 for students who select this option. 

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



Questions about corporate partnerships:
Contact Dr. Stephanie Gibbs-Emenaka at sgibbs-emenaka@peirce.edu or 215.670.9279.

Questions from individual learners:
Contact LaKeesha Johnson at lrjohnson@peirce.edu or 215.670.9388.


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