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The College of St. Scholastica has been granted accreditation by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). GAC accreditation ensures the quality of academic degree programs and their graduates to meet the standards of the rapidly growing field of project management.

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.

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.

Students who complete 6 credits in a Project Management Certificate and maintain a 3.0 GPA may convert, upon request, into the M.S. in Project Management program. No additional application, approval or fees are required. Interested students should contact advisor Craig Bridges, by email at cbridges@css.edu.

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.