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Online Graduate Certificate

Project Management

Project Management
Graduate Certificate
  • 15 credits
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $534 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Develop advanced business management skills and build expertise for project management certification.

The online project management graduate certificate program at University of Maryland Global Campus will help you develop advanced business management skills while building expertise for professional certification in project management. The curriculum, which is aligned with certifications from the Project Management Institute, will give you the tools you need to take on leadership roles in today's workplace.

Total Credits Required: 15

Initial Requirement

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 634)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 635)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 637)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 638)
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 639)

  • (3 Credits, PMAN 634) is a prerequisite to all other PMAN courses and must be taken as the first certificate course.
  • (3 Credits, PMAN 635) must be taken before (3 Credits, PMAN 637) and (3 Credits, PMAN 639).

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Graduate Certificate Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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Program Accreditation

Project Management Graduate Certificate

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Project Management Graduate Certificate

UMGC's master's degree programs with project management specializations are accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Completing any project management course in this program earns you the project management education hours required to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Credential Examination or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam. If you are already certified as a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute and your certification is current and valid, you may receive credit for (3 Credits, PMAN 634). PMP and CAPM are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Experience Recommended for Success

We recommend a background in statistics, finance, and accounting. Strong writing skills are also encouraged.


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