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Project Management Associate Degree

AAS Associate of Applied Science Degree
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2 Years
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Project your success: Launch a project management career at CCC

Want a high-growth career with in-demand skills? Launch your project management journey with Clackamas Community College's Project Management Associate Degree.

In two years, you will gain the expertise to plan, execute and control projects of all sizes. Our program equips you with the core competencies for project management success.

Project planning, forecasting and scheduling are crucial for businesses today.  A Project Management Associate Degree from Clackamas Community College positions you for exciting careers like:

  • Project manager
  • Project leader
  • Project administrator
  • Project coordinator

PMP certification ready: Graduates with relevant experience can pursue the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, a valuable industry credential.

Take charge of your future: Get started on your rewarding path in project management. Contact Clackamas Community College today! 

For detailed description and outcomes for this program, view the course catalog.

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Job Outlook

Sharpen your project management skills and secure your career future 

Job growth in the project management field is driven by an increasing demand for skilled project managers across various industries, including: 
  • Construction
  • Information technology
  • Health care
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance 
With Clackamas Community College's Project Management Associate Degree, you can open the door to careers as a project portfolio manager, project administrator, project leader and many more! 


For more information on career opportunities for this program, view the course catalog.

Level up your project management skills 

Clackamas Community College’s Project Management Associate Degree should equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in project management. 

  • Navigate the project lifecycle: Grasp the five key process groups of project management: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. 
  • Learn  the tools of the trade: Use project management tools like work breakdown structures, network diagrams, risk assessments and earned value management for accurate planning, control and analysis.
  • Lead and motivate a team: Harness diverse motivational techniques to keep your team engaged and performing at their best. Learn strategies to guide and persuade stakeholders. 
  • Adapt and succeed with agile and change management: Understand the principles and practices of agile project management for adaptable and responsive projects. Employ change management strategies to ensure smooth transitions and stakeholder buy-in.
  • Leverage technology for efficiency: Gain hands-on experience with popular project management software tools to streamline your workflow and optimize project execution.
  • Make ethical decisions under pressure: Analyze complex scenarios and identify ethical considerations within defined project contexts. Develop practical responses to ethical dilemmas, demonstrating integrity and responsible decision-making.
  • Manage with precision: Craft and maintain project budgets for effective financial and resource management. Track progress meticulously, ensuring successful delivery within budget and scope.
  • Deliver value to stakeholders: Oversee your project from start to finish, ensuring alignment with stakeholder expectations and requirements.
  • Develop communication: Strategically choose the right communication channels and messengers to deliver clear, persuasive and impactful messages to leadership, stakeholders and your project team. 
For more information on expected outcomes of successfully completing this program, view the course catalog.

Investing in your future

Clackamas Community College offers some of the lowest tuition rates in the Portland metro area. To begin building the cost for your program, you can start with the base estimate below. 

This estimate includes the cost of tuition and the general fees applied per class and per academic term. This estimate does not include additional fees required for many courses or the cost of course materials. Contact the program to learn more about additional costs that may apply. 

You can also find more information about the costs of attending CCC on the Tuition and Fees page.

Get help paying for college

Scholarships and grants (free money!) are available for students in this program. For help with financial aid and scholarships, contact the Financial Aid Resource Lab.  


Earn a certificate on the way to your degree

Many degree programs at CCC offer opportunities to earn professional certificates along the way. These certificates can give your resume a boost and qualify you for jobs, even before you graduate. Every step you take gets you closer to your dreams. Even if you decide to change direction later, you will have a solid foundation to build on to keep moving forward.

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