Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Basic Certificate Information
The Graduate Certificate in Project Management is a 12-semester-credit-hour program designed to help individuals prepare to manage the myriad projects underpinning today’s burgeoning economy. This certificate focuses on the tools and techniques that define core processes in project management. It also offers an opportunity for individuals to gain both fundamental and advanced knowledge about theory and practice, with a special focus on technology-intensive areas such as software engineering. This will head lead a pathway for those interested in the opportunity to practice the skills needed to prepare for the following certification exams: Project Management Professional (PMP); Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM); and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).
- Helps to identify someone as a highly trained specialist in Project Management.
- Helps to prepare an individual for exams to become internationally accredited as a Project Manager.
- Helps to bolster an individual’s argument for higher compensation.
Admission Requirements and Prerequisites
| General University Requirements
||Must meet certificate program regulations.
||A completed Graduate School application, unless currently enrolled as a degree-seeking graduate student.
||Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
| Resume or Curriculum Vitae
| Letters of Recommendation
| Statement of Purpose
| Test Scores
| Evaluation of Foreign Credentials
All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America.
||Must meet international graduate student admission requirements
- IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5.
- TOEFL: Minimum scores of 79 or 60 for Internet or paper versions, respectively.