Project Management – Acquisitions

Bachelor of Applied Science

This program focuses on advanced leadership topics in the area of Acquisitions. The upper-level coursework includes applied management practices, in organizational development, ethics, leadership development, finance, and human relations.  Students are able to apply acquired knowledge, skills and competencies in their technical fields.  Within the coursework, students learn contract management principles and processes, including requirement gathering, laws and regulations, federal contracting, and acquiring goods and services. Applicants for the Management and Supervisions BAS program must have earned an Associate in Science (A.S) or Associate in Arts degree (A.A.) from a regionally accredited institution.

Program Details

  • 120 credits

Class Options

Related Certificates

  • No certificates are currently available for this program.

Career Outlook*

Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. Purchasing managers oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents.

Overall employment of purchasing managers and buyers and purchasing agents is projected to decline 3 percent from 2016 to 2026. The outsourcing and automation of less complex procurement functions are among contributing factors causing employment declines for these occupations. The median annual wage for purchasing managers, buyers, and purchasing agents was $64,850 in May 2016.

Average or Median Salary

$64,850

*All career data on this page, such as occupation description, career outlook and salary information reflects the national average and was sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.