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That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees

Project Management (AS)

Calling the shots

An associate degree in project management prepares you to be the one calling the shots as the expert in a project-based technological world. Graduates will understand and learn how to plan, develop, and execute information systems or technology projects in the business domain. Students will use strong communication, leadership, and team skills to manage projects.

Direct for success

Experience in project management attributes time spent planning, leading, directing, and managing projects. This degree will introduce you to important project management practices and principles and help you form the networks you need to get your first project management job. Graduates will have an immediate impact on organizations by using skills gained in the degree program applied to the real world.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the AS degree in Project Management, students will:

  • Initiate projects with clear scope, requirements, and stakeholders.
  • Plan complex projects using appropriate tools.
  • Document project risk.
  • Manage project costs.
  • Select the appropriate management approach based on project circumstances.
  • Exercise ethical project management.


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