Minor in Project Management

Note: Effective Fall term, September 2017, and until further notice, the Project Management program will not be accepting applications to this program.

Project management focuses on the management of teams of people and other resources in the planning, design, execution, and implementation of various aspects of projects in practically every industry. The minor in Project Management provides students with the skills necessary to perform successfully as members of project management teams. 

The minor in Project Management will provide a foundation for graduate education in project management and prepare interested students to pursue the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)® credentials from the Project Management Institute (PMI) .


  • Open to Drexel undergraduate students in any discipline.
  • Must have sophomore, pre-junior, junior, or senior standing.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
  • A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) must be earned in each course in this minor for the course to be counted.

Application Requirements

  • Application to Add a Minor form (approved by the student's primary academic advisor)
  • Current resume
  • Essay discussing the following:
    • Why you want to pursue a minor in Project Management
    • How the minor in Project Management will set you apart from your peers
Required Courses
PROJ 401Introduction to Project Management3.0
PROJ 402Essentials of Project Planning & Scheduling3.0
PROJ 403Essentials of Project Leadership and Teamwork3.0
PROJ 415Essentials of Project Estimation & Cost Management3.0
PROJ 430Essentials of Managing Multiple Projects3.0
Select 3 additional courses:9.0
Essentials of Project Quality Management
Essentials of Project Risk Assessment & Management
Essentials of International Project Management
Project Management Elective (4XX or higher)
Other courses, with prior written approval of student's Academic Advisor and the Project Management program (must be 4XX or higher and be relevant to Project Management)
Total Credits24.0

Questions about the minor in Project Management and the materials requested for those wishing to add the minor in Project Management should be directed to:

Mercedes Moultrie
Program Manager
Project Management Program
Tel: 215.571.3939
E-mail:  mm342@drexel.edu

CAPM, PMP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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