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Start preparing now for a rewarding career. With our Bachelor of Science degree in Project Design and Analysis, you’ll be ready to enter the job market in only three years. This unique program emphasizes specific skills that are important to employers through dynamic coursework, built-in industry engagement and three summer internship programs.
Sign-up for a PDA Info Session to meet the PDA faculty and see how you could get up to $700 towards your education.
Our program provides you future-proof skills in three core areas:
Project: Focus on project management, collaborative thinking, communication, global design and leadership. You’ll learn how to use the tools and technologies common in the workplace to lead teams and accomplish key tasks toward big-picture organizational goals.
Design: Hone your out-of-the-box thinking in areas such as creative and organizational design. You’ll learn how to solve difficult problems and navigate complex business processes to deliver new products and services.
Analysis: Learn to use data to make informed business decisions, with a focus on applied probability and statistics, forecasting, modeling and data analytics.
You'll graduate with marketable, real-world skills such as:
In cohort degree programs, students are brought together to work with a diverse group of peers on long-term, real-world projects. As part of UNT at Frisco’s cohort degree program, you'll engage in a unique and new type of education where you will learn, grow and graduate together as a team. You will build and benefit from strong relationships with your cohort, instructors and industry partners.
This degree will give you relevant, hands-on experience to gain a competitive edge in the job market for years to come.
Each semester, your cohort will work on a unique project with a professional partner. For example, one cohort collaborated with the City of Frisco to explore logistical solutions for public transportation. They also toured Toyota to learn how Lean Six Sigma worked, then used those skills to develop a waste-minimal business model for a new restaurant.
As part of this program, you’ll enjoy a course schedule that is designed to prepare you for your career, with a blend of required courses for your major and program-specific courses that emphasize teamwork and problem solving.
Unique courses include:
You'll also learn to use the tools that industry-leading companies employ, including Zoom, Slack and Tableau so you are ready to contribute on your first day on the job.
"We believe education must embrace a balance between theory and application in order to be successful in the workplace. UNT's new program in Frisco will provide ample opportunities for students to achieve that balance."
Amar Naga, Vice President, U.S. Strategic Engagements and Business Operations, Wipro
"I'm very proud to be working in partnership with UNT faculty on such an innovative program. The skills taught through this hands-on immersive program will be invaluable to the students and those who employ them after graduation."
Shannon Keleher, Director of Parks and Recreation, City of Frisco
With industry engagement at the core of the curriculum, you'll make valuable connections while you earn your bachelor's You'll also gain powerful professional partnerships both inside and outside of the classroom and gain lifelong mentors along with unbeatable employable skills.
Annual salaries for these types of positions range from $48,000 to $70,000, according to investopedia.com.
Some UNT project and hiring partners include:
Apply to the University of North Texas at https://www.applytexas.org/ or with the Common App at https://www.commonapp.org/, and submit your high school transcripts and SAT or ACT test scores. If test scores are unavailable, an unweighted 3.0 GPA will be used for admissibility.
When you are applying at applytexas.org: Choose 4-year institution --> University of North Texas (Denton) --> Freshman --> New College --> Project Design & Analysis BS
Complete the Project Design and Analysis cohort Supplemental Application.
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