Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Over the last decade, Project Management has established itself as a major management discipline, extensively used 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. This graduate certificate will prepare students with the knowledge, diverse proficiencies, and skill sets required to succeed in a project environment.

Certificate Requirements

  • Completion of all credits of the coursework listed below
  • Achievement of at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of completion

In addition, students should be aware of the following course application limitations:

  • Courses taken as a non-degree student are not eligible to be applied towards the certificate.
  • Students may only apply a course towards two program requirements (for example, MBAD 6224 may only be applied towards the MBA and one graduate certificate; the course cannot be applied towards the requirements of any other degree or certificate program beyond the two programs).
  • Students who opt to complete two graduate certificates may only double count up to six credits between the two. 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

Please Note:

*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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