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.

 

Certificate Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled 12 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and 3 credits in elective courses.

Required
DNSC 6202Statistics for Managers
or MBAD 6224 Decision Making and Data Analysis
DNSC 6247Organization, Management, and Leadership
or MBAD 6263 Organizations and Human Capital
DNSC 6261Introduction to Project and Program Management
Electives
3 credits in elective courses selected from the following:
DNSC 6254Risk Management
DNSC 6257Cost Estimation and Control
DNSC 6258Collaborative Decision Making and Portfolio Optimization
DNSC 6267Planning and Scheduling

 

Please note: Course offerings are dependent on a number of factors, and course availability may change. Students will be notified of any changes by their academic advisor before the start of the semester.