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.
- Completion of all required and elective credits from the course options listed below
- Completion of the certificate with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above
In addition, students should be aware of the following course application limitations:
- Courses taken by non-degree students are not eligible to be applied towards certificates.
- Students may only apply a course to two program requirements (for example, MBAD 6224 may be applied to both the MBA and the graduate certificate, but that course cannot subsequently be applied to any other degree or certificate requirements).
- Students who choose to enroll in two graduate certificates may only "double count" up to six credits between the two certificates; all remaining requirements (typically, 18 credits for two certificates) must be unique to each certificate.
Required • 3 Credits
- DNSC 6261 | Introduction to Project Management
Electives • 9 Credits
- DNSC 6202: Mathematics and Statistics for Management*
- DNSC 6247 | Organization, Management & Leadership**
- DNSC 6254 | Risk Management
- DNSC 6257 | Cost Estimation & Control
- DNSC 6258 | Executive Decision Making
- DNSC 6267 | Planning and Scheduling
*MBA students who have completed MBAD 6224 cannot take DNSC 6202 as an elective and must choose a different elective.
**MBA students who have completed MBAD 6263 cannot take DNSC 6247 as an elective and must choose a different elective.
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