HOUSTON, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Online business education and career guide Top Management Degrees (http://www.topmanagementdegrees.com/) has published a new ranking of the top 30 online bachelor's in project management programs (https://www.topmanagementdegrees.com/rankings/affordable-mba-programs/).
For this this ranking, a list of over 45 schools was obtained and analyzed for accreditation, project management education, affordability, and prestige. The data for this ranking was derived from the most recent and publicly available sources, including the Project Management Institute's Global Accreditation Center, the National Center for Education Statistics, the Princeton Review, and US News and World Report. Data was gathered for each program, weighted equally, and then averaged to find the top online bachelor's in project management programs.
Placing first in this ranking is Colorado State University-Global Campus School of Management and Innovation in Greenwood Village, Colorado, followed by Colorado Technical University Virtual Campus in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in second place. In third place is Bellevue University College of Science and Technology in Bellevue, Nebraska.
Other schools making the list include (alphabetically ordered):
Amberton University -- Garland, Texas
American Intercontinental University Online Campus -- Schaumburg, Illinois
Ashford University Forbes School of Business & Technology -- San Diego, California
Baker College College of Information Technology -- Flint, Michigan
Brandman University School of Extended Education -- Irvine, California
Capella University School of Business and Technology -- Minneapolis, Minnesota
Charleston Southern University College of Adult and Professional Studies -- Charleston, South Carolina
City University of Seattle School of Management -- Seattle, Washington
Columbia Basin College Business, Computer Science & Library Division -- Pasco, Washington
Davenport University College of Technology -- Grand Rapids, Michigan
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide College of Business -- Daytona Beach, Florida
George Fox University Department of Professional Studies -- Newberg, Oregon
Kaplan University School of Business and Information Technology
Liberty University School of Business -- Lynchburg, Virginia
Linfield College Online and Continuing Education Department -- McMinnville, Oregon
Marist College School of Professional Programs -- Poughkeepsie, New York
Minnesota State University Moorhead College of Business & Innovation -- Moorhead, Minnesota
National University School of Business and Management -- La Jolla, California
Regis University College of Business & Economics -- Denver, Colorado
Saint Leo University Donald R. Tapia School of Business -- Saint Leo, Florida
Saint Louis University School for Professional Studies -- Saint Louis, Missouri
Southern New Hampshire University School of Business -- Manchester, New Hampshire
Strayer University College of Business
University of Maryland University College Undergraduate School -- Adelphi, Maryland
University of Phoenix School of Business
University of the Incarnate Word School of Professional Studies -- San Antonio, Texas
Wentworth Institute of Technology College of Professional & Continuing Education -- Boston, Massachusetts
"A Project Manager will often be responsible for forming the big idea for a project, assembling a team of individuals who will work to make the vision a reality, effectively organize the steps which take place during the project's process, and oversee the team's work while offering leadership that includes decision-making and problem solving," explains Tammie Cagle, editor of Top Management Degrees. This career spans every industry, encompassing information technology, healthcare, financial services, and government. Project managers keep projects running smoothly, promptly, and within budget by having a strong grasp of organization, finances, problem solving, team management and the allocation of resources.
"The best start for a satisfying career in this growing field is to consider an online bachelor's degree in Project Management," says Cagle. The programs in this ranking include some of the nation's top universities and business schools and offer a flexible format that allows students to pursue a degree while gaining important on-the-job professional experience. Knowing that prospective students have many factors to consider when researching programs, this ranking offers some of the best degree options that take into account factors like accreditation, tuition cost, education, and prestige.
Tammie Cagle, editor
Top Management Degrees
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