Graduate Certificate in Project Management

In the last dozen years, project management has become an established management discipline. Used extensively in every sector of the economy, including all branches of government, industry, and non-profit organizations, project management, as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI), is the application of knowledge, skills, and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently. The Graduate Certificate in Project Management prepares students with the diverse proficiencies and skills required to succeed in a project-based environment.

Students must complete all of the required and elective credits from the course options below and are expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Courses completed as a non-degree student are not eligible for application towards the certificate requirements.

Required Courses • 9 Credits

  • DNSC 6202 | Statistics for Managers*
  • DNSC 6247 | Organization, Management & Leadership*
  • DNSC 6261 | Introduction to Project Management

Electives • 3 Credits

  • DNSC 6254 | Risk Management
  • DNSC 6257 | Cost Estimation & Control
  • DNSC 6258 | Executive Decision Making
  • DNSC 6267 | Planning and Scheduling (prerequisite: DNSC 6202)

*MBA students complete MBAD 6224: Decision Making and Data Analysis and MBAD 6263: Organizations and Leadership in lieu of DNSC 6202 and DNSC 6247.