Project Managment

In the evolving field of Project Management, using and sharing specific knowledge, skills, and techniques to support any number of responsibilities is paramount to succeed.

Students in this course of study will learn the process of coordinating a team and its resources to successfully execute a specific task from start to finish. From planning activities to measuring progress and allocating resources, participants in this course will be responsible for identifying constraints and completing the task while respecting obstacles in their way. 

What You’ll Study

Project Management is a minor course of study in the 鶹ý School of Business and requires 18 credit hours. You’ll take courses in:

  • Project Management Leadership 
  • Business Management
  • Logistics 
  • Information Technology Management

You will also complete a project management assignment or internship.


According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), the median annual project manager salary across all industries in the United States is $115,000. Most project managers earn between $93,000 and $140,000, with industries like consulting, resources, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage offering the most compensation. Potential jobs include:

  • Construction management
  • Healthcare management
  • Advertising and marketing 
  • Public administration

Our Graduates

鶹ý graduates are enjoying successful careers in many major organizations across many major sectors include:

  • City of Memphis
  • Walmart 
  • Nike 
  • AllWorld
  • Flintco

Is Project Management right for you?

Students in this field are prepared to lead and are confident in exceeding expectations for their clients. If you identify with some of the skills and interests on this list, this program may be a good fit for you:

  • Strong business communication skills
  • Project-based learning
  • Understanding the core Project Management philosophies – agile and waterfall
  • Personnel management skills
  • Team management skills
  • Use of project management tools
  • Risk assessment skills
  • Critical and systems-based thinking
  • Programming skills preferred – especially in Python

Related Programs

For students interests in related programs within the School of Business, 鶹ý offers these additional minors:

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