Become a proficient project manager and take on large-scale projects. In this certificate program, you’ll learn project management tools, software, and best practices. Be prepared to apply agile concepts, assess contracts, and finance projects. Curriculum aligns with the PMI® Project Management Body of Knowledge and prepares you for the PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam.
At a Glance
University College is committed to educational access, and given the difficult circumstances currently impacting millions of people, we are waiving application fees.
Skills You'll Learn
Use project management software
Design comprehensive risk management plans
Create strategies to manage complex, large-scale projects
Specialized Graduate Certificate in Project Management requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.
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Interested in a master's degree?
Explore our Master of Science in Information and Communications Technology with a concentration in Project Management.
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Predicted outcomes for graduates of Project Management
By 2027 employers will need 87.7 million individuals in project management roles, according to the Project Management Institute.
Demand will be high in various industries including healthcare, information services, finance, oil and gas, construction, business services, and manufacturing.
A shortage of skilled and educated project managers, according to a recent CEO Survey by PwC, makes now the time to enter the field.
Information Technology Project Managers Salary: National Average
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"That master's degree had been on my bucket list for more than 20 years and I just started thinking now’s the time, I'm not going to procrastinate anymore!" —Carolyn Hinkley, graduate.
Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
Our programs are developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.
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Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.
The Colorado Technology Association represents technology leaders, professionals, companies, IT departments, government and legislative leaders, and industry advisors. CTA provides members with community, insight, connections and advocacy. Our industry development work spans public policy to education to leadership.
As a Registered Education Provider, University College has designed its Project Management courses to parallel the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) "Project Management Body of Knowledge" (PMBOK® Guide).