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Why Technology Project Management?

Hit the ground running in a high demand field with opportunity for long-term professional growth and strong starting salaries. This program prepare you to take leadership roles in project management and resource planning in a variety of industries.  Join professionals in high-growth industries such as information technology, health care and supply chain management. In this program, learn to plan, manage, and implement business and technology projects.  

Davenport offers course credit for specific certifications. In addition, certification exams are highly recommended after completing certificate related courses. See our  certification page for additional information. 

 
A BS degree in Technology Project Management can be completed in-seat or online
 
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Specialties Offered

The Foundations of Excellence courses for DUs Technology Project Management degree program provides you with the knowledge and abilities to complete these tasks and will form the core of their professional careers.  After completing the core courses you may complete your degree with elective courses or choose from one of six specialties to enhance your degree:

Accounting Information Systems:

Learn about accoutning information systems, cost accounting, corporate finance, and accounting information technology. You will learn how to operate, evaluate, and apply various software with accounting systems and accounting information systems.
Computer Information Systems:
Learn to analyze and solve programming problems and develop custom programs to meet customer needs. You  will learn how to provide management for projects that employ the methods of data gathering, fact-finding and input/output design. 
Health Information Management:
You will gain comprehension of health care information systems acquisition and evaluation, data integrity, data security, and work process design. Concepts will be presented in terms of systems theory, hardware requirements, personnel requirements, vendor negotiations, software, database, telecommunications, and use of the internet.
Information Security:
Learn about database design, biometrics, disaster recovery and PC operating systems. Topics include design theory, business continuity planning, backup and recovery solutions, authentication, and installing and maintaining operating systems.
Networking:
Learn about Cisco networking, UNIX Operating systems, wireless networking and MS client and server OS.  Courses in this specialty are designed to prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam.
Professional Focus:
The successful graduate will complete 18 credits in a focused technical area. Credits can be given for prior course or transfer credit. Davenport credit is given upon approval.

SAPM Benefits to Students 

At Davenport you can join the Student Association of Project Management (SAPM). This organization brings together students and practitioners in project management and provides networking, collaboration, competitions and other opportunities with Project Managers in the field. 

Did You Know:

 
As a Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), IPEx has been approved by PMI to issue  Professional Development Units (PDUs) for our courses. Completing our Project Management Professional (PMP)® course and passing the PMP® exam also earns you 3 credits at Davenport University.
 

For more information about this contact us at 616-233-2581.

Project Management Professional (PMP) and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Full Curriculum

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS MINIMUM  •  TECHMPROJ BS

This Technology Project Management program is designed to prepare students for various management positions within the technology field. Course work integrates accounting, finance, production, computer networking, and CIS with in-depth project management practices. Industries examined include IT, health care, construction, manufacturing, service, and government.  Students have the option of refining their focus by selecting specialty concentration options in Networking, Computer Information Systems (CIS), Information Security, Health Information Management, and Accounting Information Systems or creating an individualized specialty.

*Students in the BS Technology Project Management will have the option of selecting the Professional Focused Technical Specialty. The successful graduate will complete 18 credits in a focused technical area. The 18 credits must be approved by the program specific Department Chair and/or the Associate Dean prior to beginning any courses applicable to the Professional Focused Technical Specialty.


Which class should I take? When should I take it?
2016-2017 Recommended Program Sequences for Technology Project Management, BS:

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Specialty: Accounting Information Systems and printable pdf download

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Specialty: Health Information Management and printable pdf download 

Specialty: Information Security and printable pdf download

Specialty: Networking and printable pdf download

Foundations of Excellence33-35 cr.
ACES100 or OPENAchieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective3 cr.
COMM120Presentation Techniques3 cr.
ENGL109Composition3 cr.
ENGL110Advanced Composition3 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
MATH125Intermediate Algebra3 cr.
MATH135 or MATH150College Algebra or Pre-Calculus3-4 cr.
SOSC201Diversity in Society3 cr.
SOSC301Globalization and World Diversity3 cr.
STAT220Introduction to Statistics3 cr.
Choose one of the following:(3-4) cr.
MATH140Finite Mathematics3 cr.
MATH215Calculus I4 cr.
STAT322Inferential Statistics3 cr.
Foundations of Business13 cr.
ACCT201Accounting Foundations I4 cr.
BUSN210Professional Ethics3 cr.
LEGL210Business Law Foundations3 cr.
MGMT211Management Foundations3 cr.
Foundations of Technology15 cr.
BITS211Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet3 cr.
CISP111Requirements Planning and Developing3 cr.
CISP313Computer Selection and Training3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.
IAAS221Security Foundations3 cr.
Major42-44 cr.
GPMT385Project Scheduling with Agile3 cr.
GPMT400Project Financial/Risk Analysis3 cr.
GPMT410Global Sourcing for Projects3 cr.
GPMT446Project Quality Management3 cr.
GPMT490Project Management Internship3 cr.
MGMT375Leadership Theory and Discovery3 cr.
TECH497College of Technology Capstone3 cr.
Choose one of the following:(3) cr.
FORLForeign Language Elective3 cr.
BUSN225International Business3 cr.
GPMT290Project Management Internship1-3 cr.
GPMT499Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® Preparation3 cr.
SABR381Study Abroad Experience3 cr.
Choose six elective courses from the list below [TPMS] or choose one of the following established specialty areas:(18-20) cr.
Accounting Information Systems Specialty [AISS](20) cr.
ACCT202Accounting Foundations II 4 cr.
ACCT213Cost Accounting3 cr.
ACCT220Accounting Information Technology3 cr.
ACCT301Intermediate Accounting I4 cr.
ACCT350Accounting Information Systems3 cr.
FINC211Corporate Finance3 cr.
Computer Information Systems Specialty [CISS](18) cr.
CISP211E-Business Foundations3 cr.
CISP247Database Design3 cr.
CISP401Systems Analysis and Design3 cr.
CSCI231Introduction to Programming3 cr.
MATH250Discrete Structures3 cr.
Choose one of the following:(3) cr.
CSCI232Object-Oriented Programming with C++3 cr.
CSCI234Object-Oriented Programming with C#3 cr.
CSCI239Object-Oriented Programming with Java3 cr.
Health Information Management Specialty [HIMS](18) cr.
HINT110Health Record Content3 cr.
HINT201Health Information Technology3 cr.
HINT250Introduction to Reimbursement Systems 3 cr.
HINT350Clinical Information Systems3 cr.
HINT400Management Information Systems3 cr.
HLTH210Health Care Organizations and Systems3 cr.
INTD101Site Requested Internship Preparation 0 cr.
Information Security Specialty [ISS](18) cr.
CISP247Database Design3 cr.
CSCI222Biometrics Fundamentals3 cr.
IAAS245Disaster Recovery3 cr.
IAAS331Database and Distributed Systems3 cr.
IAAS332Authentication and Audits3 cr.
NETW101PC Operating Systems3 cr.
Networking Specialty [NTS](18) cr.
NETW101PC Operating Systems3 cr.
NETW141MS Client and Server OS3 cr.
NETW151 or NETW220Cisco Networking Fundamentals or Data Communications and Networks3 cr.
NETW152/235/241Cisco Routing and Switching or UNIX/Linux Server Administration or MS Implement Network Infrastructure3 cr.
NETW217UNIX Operating System3 cr.
NETW325Wireless Networking and Security 3 cr.
*Professional Focused Technical Specialty [FTS](18) cr.
Open Electives13-17 cr.