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Project Management Adv. Cert.

Program overview

In todayís business-oriented society, project-based organizations and project management have become much more than just a way of conducting business. New growth within these organizations has changed the shape of project management to reveal what is becoming an exciting new career path for many individuals. Project managers have quickly become a necessary asset for many businesses.

The goal of a project manager is to successfully plan, organize, and accomplish a specific project or one-time effort. Encountering the challenges of cultural and social differences, along with an assortment of industrial focuses, the project manager must be aware of a projectís goals on a daily and, sometimes, hourly basis. Completion of any project is achieved via a well thought-out project plan. The advanced certificate in project management teaches students how to plan, develop, and implement successful projects from initiation to completion.


The program consists of three core courses and two electives, which may be chosen with the approval of the student's adviser.

Project management, advanced certificate, typical course sequence

CourseSem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
BUSI-710 Project Management 3
  Graduate Electives 6
BUSI-711 Advanced Project Management 3
BUSI-712 International Project Management (summer) 3
Total Semester Credit Hours 15

Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the advanced certificate in project management, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

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Study options

The three required core courses may be completed either on campus and through online learning.

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