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Global Project Management Certificate

Global Project Management Certificate (GPROJ MG PBC)

18 Credits

POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE  •  18 CREDITS MINIMUM  •  GPROJ MG PBC

This program is designed to prepare students for a global project management position. While the learning and experiential focus will be primarily in the Business Management and Information Systems and Technology areas, the program also provides students with opportunities to explore and apply the concepts and knowledge in other areas (e.g. construction, operational management in finance, health care). This program will also help prepare students to complete the Project Management Institute (PMI)® project management certification exam.

Preadmission Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree.
  • Successful completion of management foundations, statistics and spreadsheet fundamentals through previously completed course work, Competency Exams or CLEP exams.

Prerequisites: The following prerequisite courses are required and must be completed before taking the major courses for the Global Project Management Certificate:
•    BITS211 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet (3 cr)
•    MGMT211 Management Foundations (3 cr)
•    STAT220 Introduction to Statistics (3 cr) 

NOTE: PMP ® , PgMP ® , CAPM ® , PMI-SP ® , PMI-RMP ® , and PMI-ACP ® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Students completing the BS Technology Project Management major or the Global Project Management Specialty as part of their BBA in Management are not eligible for this additional certification.

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Network Management and Security

Network Management and Security (NETMGTSEC BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS MINIMUM  • NETW MSEC BS

The Network Management and Security program will prepare the graduate with the technical knowledge and skills that are required to design, install, administer, maintain, and secure network systems and computers. Students will learn to evaluate user needs, purchase and install hardware and software, design and administer networks, and implement security best practices. Hands-on coursework will provide more advanced networking and security skills in a variety of hardware and software environments. The courses in this program will cover topics directly related to the objectives of certification exams from Microsoft, Cisco, EC Council and CompTIA.

*Either NETW490 or TECH489 must be completed unless the experiential learning component is satisfied. An upper level technology substitution must be chosen if the experiential component is completed within a required course in the major.

**Consider adding the Mathematics Minor (MTHM) 23 credits with this degree program. One of the required math courses (MATH215) is required in the foundations, the other five courses could be taken as part of the Open Elective Credits.

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Medical Assisting

Medical Assisting (MEDA AAS)

60 Credits

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE  •  60 CREDITS  •  MEDA AAS

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs at the Grand Rapids W.A. Lettinga Campus (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE). The program is designed to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. Graduates are prepared in the basics of patient care, basic laboratory practices and medical office procedures. In addition, the graduate will have developed their interpersonal communication skills and acquired a foundation in both psychology and diversity. The graduate is eligible to take the certification exam of the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA) and/or the American Medical Technologist Exam (RMA).

+These MEDA courses must be completed at Davenport University in order to be eligible to sit for the certification exams.

#A grade of C or better is required for successful completion of both BIOL115 and BIOL116.

*Recommended electives for students wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSN): CHEM150, CHEM150L, BIOL110, BIOL110L, PSYC303

To be prepared for success on the national certification exam and entry into the Medical Assisting profession, it is strongly recommended that students meet the most current catalog year requirements.

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Health Services Administration

Health Services Administration (HLTH SRV BS)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE  •  120 CREDITS  •  HLTH SRV BS

The Health Services Administration program prepares the graduate for entry-level management positions in various health care settings and organizations. Health services administration careers can include working in integrated health care systems, retirement and long term care facilities, physicians’ practices, community health organizations, health care associations and insurance carriers third party administrators. Specialties are designed to assist students needing or desiring a more focused area of interest. This degree prepares individuals interested in pursuing Davenport University’s MBA program.


*It is recommended that students seeking this degree program complete BIOL120 and BIOL131. Biology, chemistry and/or natural science electives may be substituted if the student has previously earned applicable ­credits.

Please note that students will not be awarded both the B.B.A. Health Services Administration and the B.S. Health Services Administration. Only one degree and catalog year of the Health Services Administra­tion major may be declared.

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Business Administration

Business Administration (BUS ADM ABA)

61 Credits

ASSOCIATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION • 61 CREDITS • BUS ADM ABA

The hallmark of the Associate of Business Administration program is its flexibility. It is designed to enable students to customize a business degree by combining courses from as many as four business disciplines while also accommodating transfer credit from other institutions, from approved training programs and from professional licensure.

This degree program may not be used as part of a double major.

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Accounting ABA

Accounting ABA (ACCT ABA)

64 Credits

ASSOCIATE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION • 64 CREDITS • ACCT ABA

The Associate of Business Administration - Accounting courses at Davenport balance theoretical understanding with hands-on learning opportunities. Foundation courses introduce accounting theory and the business accounting cycle. Students learn to develop and maintain accounting records, prepare financial statements and begin to use accounting information as a decision-making tool.
 

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Risk Management and Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance (RMGI PBC)

18 Credits

POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE  •  18 CREDITS MINIMUM  • RMGI PBC

The Risk Management and Insurance Certificate program prepares students for analytical careers in organizations or within the insurance industry by developing skills to assess and effectively manage risk. The program focuses on the key concepts of risk forecasting and control programs and processes to evaluate potential risk treatments and risk management. Students learn the role of evaluation and treatment of hazard, operational, financial and organizational risks through root cause analysis, leading to the goal of business continuity management. Content aligns with the exams required for the completion of the Associate in Risk Management by the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.

Prerequisites: The following prerequisite courses are required and must be completed before taking the major courses for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Risk Management and Insurance.
•    ACCT201 Accounting Foundations I (4 cr) 
•    FINC211 Corporate Finance (3 cr) 
•    MATH125 Intermediate Algebra (3 cr) 
•    STAT220 Introduction to Statistics (3 cr) 

* Courses that were completed as part of an undergraduate degree cannot be applied to the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate requirements. An approved elective must be completed for any required course(s) that was previously completed.

Professional Certifications will be recognized but may not be used to fulfill a course requirement in this certificate program. A minimum of three RMGI courses must be completed at Davenport University in order to award this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate.

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Global Project Management Certificate

Global Project Management Certificate (GPROJ MG PBC)

18 Credits

POST-BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE  •  18 CREDITS MINIMUM  •  GPROJ MG PBC

This program is designed to prepare students for a global project management position. While the learning and experiential focus will be primarily in the Business Management and Information Systems and Technology areas, the program also provides students with opportunities to explore and apply the concepts and knowledge in other areas (e.g. construction, operational management in finance, health care). This program will also help prepare students to complete the Project Management Institute (PMI)® project management certification exam.

Preadmission Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree.
  • Successful completion of management foundations, statistics and spreadsheet fundamentals through previously completed course work, Competency Exams or CLEP exams.

Prerequisites: The following prerequisite courses are required and must be completed before taking the major courses for the Global Project Management Certificate:
•    BITS211 Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheet (3 cr)
•    MGMT211 Management Foundations (3 cr)
•    STAT220 Introduction to Statistics (3 cr)

PMP ® , PgMP ® , CAPM ® , PMI-SP ® , PMI-RMP ® , and PMI-ACP ® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Students completing the BS Technology Project Management major or the Global Project Management Specialty as part of their BBA in Management are not eligible for this additional certification.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

Marketing

Marketing (MKTG BBA)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  •  120 CREDITS  •  MKTG BBA

Marketing students gain skills in business fundamentals and specific marketing disciplines in a learning environment that balances textbook theory with real-world marketing application. Students become familiar with the marketing functions and processes that deliver customer value, enhance customer relationships and benefit organizations and their stakeholders. Varied learning methodologies that emphasize critical thinking, problem solving and ethical decision-making prepare students for the marketing challenges of today’s global environment. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Marketing and an elective Specialty in Digital Marketing and Promotion or Marketing Technology.
 

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Management

Management (MGMT BBA)

120 Credits

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  •  120 CREDITS  •  MGMT BBA

The BBA Management prepares students for roles in managing and leading to impact organizational behaviors, cultures, and structures that support business growth and change. The focus is on the integration of knowledge and skills in the areas of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling, to improve organizational performance and sustainability. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Management. Optional Specialties that can be completed with this degree are Global Project Management, Risk Management and Insurance or Supply Chain and Logistics. 

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