Master Certificate in Advanced Project Management

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.

Student tested. PMI approved.

Project Management Institute

The College of St. Scholastica is approved as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This means that most courses are worth 36 professional development units (PDU's) to meet the continuing education requirements needed by PMP certificate holders. 

PMI, the PMI Registered Education Provider logo, and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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 fall.

Application requirements and checklist

For additional information on this certificate program in an easy-to-read format, please read our Advanced Project Management Gainful Employment Disclosure notice.

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Tuition: $530/credit*

* Tuition rates are for the 2017-18 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change.