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Who should take this certificate program?

This certificate is primarily targeted to professionals without a PMP® certification possessing a bachelor’s degree from any field. Through this program, you’ll learn both predictive (waterfall) and agile project management methodologies.

Graduates of the certificate will be able to:

  • Articulate an idea supported by logic and literature resources
  • Demonstrate proficiency in project management processes and best practices
  • Apply modern project management methods and tools

How long will it take to earn the certificate?

The 12-credit certificate program can be completed in two semesters and consists of four foundational courses. These courses cover topics related to writing and communications, leadership, basic project management practices and strategic decision-making.

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Degree Details

Tuition and Fees

Tuition: $595/credit*

* Tuition rates are for the 2024-25 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 2023-24 rates


Students must purchase a student-discounted Project Management Institute membership. All software is provided for free through our online courses.


Visit our Catalog to view the program and course requirements, and learning outcomes. All courses in the certificate program may be applied to the master’s degree. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.


Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) logoThe 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.

Admission Information

Visit our admissions page for information about transcripts, online application, international admissions and financing.

Application Deadlines

The Certificate in Project Management has a rolling enrollment process that allows an applicant to start at the beginning of any term. Please talk with your admission counselor to obtain more specific dates.


New Students
  • B.A./B.S. degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8
Note: Meeting minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.
Returning Students

A returning student is a student who was admitted and enrolled in a program at St. Scholastica but has been absent from the program for at least three continuous semesters, including summer. To return to the same program at St. Scholastica, a returning student must be in good academic standing and must apply for readmission to the College.