Certificate

Project Management

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.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
January 4
Format
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Admission
No GRE or GMAT
4 Course Certificate
Tuition
$11,680
Time
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
Tuition
$17,520
Time
As few as 12 months
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Free Application


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

Curriculum

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.

4
Concentration Courses

Sample Schedule

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.

Time to Completion
Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
4-Course Certificate Classes 2 2 0 0
6-Course Certificate Classes 3 3 0 0

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We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

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.

Job Titles

Project Manager
Program Lead
Business Manager
IT Specialist
IT Business Analyst
Senior Consultant
Program Manager
Project Scheduler

Information Technology Project Managers Salary: National Average

$86,510
(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Flexible Online Classes

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.

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Accreditation & Associations

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Higher Learning Commission

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.

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Colorado Technology Association

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.

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Project Management Institute

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).

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National Center of Academic Excellence

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