You will take one required course and choose three elective courses to obtain the 12-credit certificate in project management. Courses are based on real-world business needs and are taught by industry-respected faculty. Because you can continue working in your current position while you study, the knowledge you attain can be immediately applied to your career and situations you face in your workplace. You can acquire expertise in:

  • planning
  • cost and value management
  • project control
  • workforce issues
  • strategic issues

To view sample course syllabi and sample course lessons, view the Course Schedule page and click the schedule number for each course.

Course List - Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Required Course (3 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Project Management MANGT 510 A problem-based, interdisciplinary course in project management skills and techniques needed to manage projects in a modern business environment.

Prerequisite: graduate standing
3 credits
Elective Courses (9 credits—choose 3 courses)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Cost and Value Management MANGT 515 A problem-based course that emphasizes project cost control and teaches students to apply techniques to control projects in business.

Prerequisite or concurrent: MANGT 510
3 credits
Planning and Resource Management MANGT 520 A problem-based course that addresses techniques for planning the project development process, including securing resources and resource management.

Prerequisite or concurrent: MANGT 510
3 credits
Commercial Law and Project Procurement MANGT 525 A problem-based course that addresses elements of commercial law and procurement practices and their implications for project management.

Prerequisite or concurrent: MANGT 510
3 credits
Organizations MANGT 531 An examination of organizational theories and processes of organizational behavior. 3 credits
Interpersonal and Group Behavior MANGT 535 A human relations-based course that identifies the significant challenges that managing individuals on project teams represents.

Prerequisite or concurrent: MANGT 510
3 credits
Strategy: Corporate, Business, and Project MANGT 540 A problem-based course that focuses on linking projects to overall corporate strategy.

Prerequisite or concurrent: MANGT 510
3 credits

Prerequisites as listed may be waived by the course instructor if you can demonstrate the required level of competency.

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