Master Certificate in Advanced Project Management

Tuition: $495/credit*


*This tuition rate is in effect for the 2014-2015 academic year and is subject to change in subsequent years. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on each person's transfer credits and individualized program plan.

The 100 percent online Certificate in Advanced Project Management is intended for more experienced project managers. This graduate level certificate is designed for professionals seeking increased knowledge and experience with more sophisticated project management processes and techniques.

Graduates of the certificate will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate leadership and project management theories and practice
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the specific processes and techniques used in project procurement and budgeting
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the specific processes and techniques used in project risk assessment and quality management
  • Identify, evaluate, and assess new advances to project management practices and the profession

Who should take this certificate program?

This certificate is intended for professionals with the PMP® certification, more experienced project professionals, or professionals already completing the foundational certificate in project management, who hold a bachelor's degree from any field.

How long will it take to earn the certificate?

The 12 credit certificate program can be completed in one year and consists of four foundational and advanced courses from the Master of Science in Project Management curriculum. These courses cover topics related to writing and communications, leadership, advanced project management practices, and project management practice assessment.

Required Courses

CIS 6101: Leadership Communications

PRM 6225: Procurement and Budget Management

PRM 6234: Project Risk and Quality Management

PRM 6242: Emerging Topics in Project Management

The courses that comprise this certificate program may be applied toward the Master of Science in Project Management degree program.

Application Information

Students can apply to start the Master Certificate in Advanced Project Management in the summer or fall.

Application requirements and checklist

PMP is a registered mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.

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