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Information Management - Project Management, B.A.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Florida City, FL, United States
Graduates of the Information Management - Project Management programme offered by Palm Beach State will have the knowledge and skills to pursue managerial-level positions in an information technology/management information systems environment. 
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Overview

Students in this program take 21 credits of upper division (junior/senior level) core courses that provide a broad applied background in finance, legal and ethical issues, communications, leadership, and project management. 

An additional 21 credits of upper division concentration area courses focus on coursework to prepare students for employment in specialized areas in the information technology field, such as networking and security assurance or database administration and project management.

As a graduate of the Information Management - Project Management programme offered by Palm Beach State, you'll be able to:

  • Participate in the initiation and management of IT projects through knowledge of scheduling, budgeting, quality and cost control, project communications, risk analysis, resource leveling and procurement.
  • Coordinate IT integration with an understanding of organizational context and architecture, acquisition and sourcing, and testing and quality assurance.
  • Provide leadership in change management through the multipronged use of scheduling, resource allocation and capacity planning in the design, development and implementation of information systems or system changes.
  • Influence project quality by employing measurement tools for process improvement and control and by utilizing team management concepts and problem-solving skills.
  • With an understanding of acquisition fundamentals, implement strategic approaches to procurement planning, execution and control.
  • Identify and diffuse risks, as well as resolve conflicts, in a project management setting.

Careers

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment in a variety of business and organizational settings in information technology related areas for positions requiring a bachelor‘s degree for consideration.

Work in every sector of the economy:

  • Aerospace
  • Business
  • Government & military
  • Health care
  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Schools & universities
  • Utilities & energy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Managing IT Integration
  • Project and Change Management
  • Project Schedule and Cost Control
  • Quality Management Control
  • Project Risk Management
  • Acquisitions Management
  • Bachelors Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • To apply for the bachelor‘s degree program in Information Management, students must have earned an A.S. or A.A. degree and have at least a 2.0 GPA. 
  • Students who have earned a minimum of 60 credits and a 2.0 GPA but do not have an associate degree may be accepted with permission of the dean. 
  • This program requires a specific set of prerequisite courses in the computer science discipline

Tuition Fee

  • International

    558 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 558 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    122 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 122 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Types of financial aid available include state and federal grants, scholarships, Federal Work-Study programs and Federal Direct Student Loans. Grants are based upon financial need and do not have to be repaid. Scholarships do not have to be repaid and are based upon several criteria, including merit, talent and need.  

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