Project Management Certificate Overview

The Project Management Program requires 99 hours of class work. Most people are able to complete the certificate in two to three quarters taking 30-60 hours (two or four classes) per quarter. 

Required Courses - (84 hours)
Offered every quarter
Hours Quarters Typically Held *Cost per course
Project Management Essentials  15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring $375
Project Planning and Scheduling Techniques 15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring $375
Project Execution and Control 15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring $375
Project Team Management  15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring $395
Microsoft Project for Project Managers  15 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring $395
Project Management Capstone  9 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring $215
    Total for required courses $2130
Elective Courses - (15 hours)
Offered most quarters
Hours Quarters Typically Held *Cost per course
Project Requirements Management   9 Varies $215
High Performance Management Essentials 15 Varies $375
Managing Small Projects   6 Varies $205
Virtual Teams - Managing Projects Today   6 Varies $175
Financial Intelligence for Non-Financial Managers 15 Varies $370
Earned Value Management  6 Varies $175
Introduction to Performance Excellence 15 Varies $375
Project Risk Management Essentials  9 Varies $215
Agile Project Management   6 Varies $205
Understanding Budgets  9 Varies $265
Estimation Essentials 15 Varies $375
Communicating with Impact 6 Varies $195
Managing Priorities and Time 6 Varies $195
Presentation Skills Essentials 12 Varies $375
Proactive Planning and Problem Solving 6 Varies $195
Team Collaboration 6 Varies $195
*Schedule & prices subject to change.      

 Sample Path

Begin with the following three core courses, which need to be taken sequentially.

  • Project Management Essentials
  • Project Planning and Scheduling Techniques
  • Project Execution and Control

Microsoft Project for Project Managers may be taken at any time after completion of Project Management Essentials and Project Planning & Scheduling Techniques.

First Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
Project Management Essentials Project Planning and Scheduling Techniques
Microsoft Project for Project Managers Only one elective recommended

Second Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
Project Execution and Control Project Team Management
Only one elective recommended Electives

Third Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
Project Management Capstone Electives if needed

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