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.
The Global and Strategic Project Management Certificate is for experienced project managers and offered 100 percent online. This graduate-level certificate is designed for professionals seeking increased knowledge and experience in leading globally distributed projects and teams, as well as managing change projects within an organization.
Graduates of the certificate will be able to:
This certificate is intended for professionals with the PMP certification, more experienced project professionals or professionals already completing the foundational certificate. Similar to the existing foundational certificate, a bachelor’s degree from any field is required for entry.
The 12-credit certificate program can be completed in one year and consists of one existing foundational and three existing advanced courses from the Master of Science in Project Management curriculum. These courses cover topics related to writing and communications, leadership, managing change projects and leading culturally diverse and distributed teams.
The courses that comprise this certificate program may be applied toward the Master of Science in Project Management degree program.
Students can apply to start the Global and Strategic Project Management Certificate 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
This certificate program is pending Education Department approval for Federal Financial Aid.
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* Tuition rates are for the 2019-20 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. View 2018-19 tuition rates.