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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
April 1

Term Length
10 Weeks

4 Course Certificate
Tuition

$12,896

6 Course Certificate
Tuition

$19,344

Format
Evening or Online

 
Admission
No GRE or GMAT

 
Duration
As few as 6 months

 
Duration
As few as 12 months

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If you plan to study on an F-1 or J-1 visa, contact Tracy Joosten.

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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
Concentration Courses

Focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector and master the skills needed to excel in that area.

ICT 4100
Principles of Project Management
ICT 4105
Project Contracts and Procurement
ICT 4110
Project Risk and Quality Management
ICT 4115
Project Management Dynamics

Graduate Certificate in Project Management requires completion of 24 credit hours (6 courses).

 

All students are required to complete a zero-credit
Student Success Course.

 

4
Concentration Courses
 
 
2
Elective Courses
 

Concentration Courses

Focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector and master the skills needed to excel in that area.

ICT 4100
Principles of Project Management
ICT 4105
Project Contracts and Procurement
ICT 4110
Project Risk and Quality Management
ICT 4115
Project Management Dynamics

Elective Courses

Popular electives for students in the Information and Communications Technology program include:

ICT 4000 ICT Business Essentials for Technology Leaders
ICT 4005 ICT Technical Essentials
ICT 4015 Managing Technology For Strategic Value
ICT 4020 Business Forecasting and Planning
ICT 4025 Managing the Innovation Process
ICT 4155 Strategic Alliances in the Technology Sector
ICT 4170 Agile Techniques and Practices in Project Management
ICT 4200 Cybersecurity Foundations
ICT 4370 Python Programming
ICT 4605 Principles of Information Security
ICT 4685 Cloud and Internet Law
ICT 4985 Industry Innovation Project

Electives may be chosen from among all courses in the Information and Communications Technology program. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.

Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

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Sample Schedule

Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.

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6-Course Certificate Classes 1 2 2 1

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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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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“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

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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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Advisory Board

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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Timothy Bradsby

Portfolio Manager,
Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies

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Don Halloran

Founder & CEO,
Waypoint Group


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Mark Merkow

Senior Security Engineer,
Freeport-McMoRan Inc.


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Darl Kuhn

Solutions Architect,
RMCI


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Nathan Braun

Educational Consultant & Adjunct Faculty, University of Denver, University College

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Mike Prasad

Architect/Engineer,
State of Colorado


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Glenn Ware

Director Corporate Systems,
Xcel Energy


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Amber Cardillo

Sr. Director Americas Telco,
VMWare


Accreditation

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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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