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Project Management Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management prepares current and future executives to make and implement good project decisions.  In addition to current and aspiring business leaders, administrators and project managers, the program also serves business analysts, developers and project team members in insurance,

The Project Managaement Graduate Certificate is a 12-credit applied program using real-world cases, and designed in alignment with the Project Management Institute’s Book of Knowledge (PMBOK).  All courses are in compliance with ACBSP accreditation standards that assure high quality business graduation, and are taught by faculty with extensive corporate project management experience. Program completion helps to prepare students for PMI Certification (PMP).  The program does not include specific test-taking techniques for the PMP exam.  

Choose the option that works best for you: earn the stand-alone 12-credit graduate certificate, apply the credits toward your MBA, or simply take one or more classes.  To earn the Project Management Graduate Certificate students will complete at least 12 credits from the courses listed below. The choice of courses allows you to select a focus in a specific area of Project Management. Please note than some courses are not offered in every semester.

The graduate advisor in The School of Business will work with you to create an individualized plan to complete the certificate with the focus you select. Please contact Program Director, Raj Kamal, to learn how this program can build on your previous Project Management experience or education.

Download the Project Management Program fact sheet.


Certificate Courses (3 Graduate Credits Each)

Required certificate courses:

  • Bus 757: Project Management 1 Foundations
  • Bus 758: Project Management 2 Advanced Concepts

Additional Certificate Courses (Choose two):

  • Bus 759: Project Management 3 Practicum / Independent Project
  • Bus 764: Project Management 4 Business Requirements
  • Bus 766: Project Management 5 Analysis and Decision Making
  • Bus 761: Quality Improvement Methods
  • Bus 762: Quality as a Business Strategy
  • Bus 603 Organizational Development/Behavior
  • Bus 604 Operations Management
  • Bus 618 Managing Information and Technology
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