Project Management
MicroMasters® Program
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MicroMasters® Program

The Project Management MicroMasters® program is a graduate level learning experience* designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to be a successful project manager in any industry. This online sequence is a semester’s worth of work and consists of three offerings and a final capstone exam. Earning the MicroMasters program certificate will showcase your understanding of project management techniques and tools. You will develop the leadership skills needed to effectively manage a team that will meet the expectations of your customers and business goals. Build on your MicroMasters program certificate by applying to RIT’s School of Individualized Study for a customized master’s degree.

*The MicroMasters program certificate is not a master’s degree. It is a credential granted by RITx for outstanding performance in graduate-level online course work. For many learners, it can be a step toward earning an RIT master’s degree.

You will learn how to:
  • Apply the project management life cycle from initiation through closing by using effective tools and techniques.
  • Utilize the project management tradeoffs of time, cost and scope to meet customer expectations.
  • Employ project management best practices across a variety of industries and businesses.
  • Understand leadership and behavioral facets that lead to project success.
  • Recognize and appreciate the social and cultural aspects, legal and regulatory practices, and technology and infrastructure that influence a project’s success in the global market
  • Price $900 ($150 per offering, $450 for capstone exam) for verified track, No charge for audit
  • Duration

    3 offerings and capstone exam required

    32 weeks of course time

  • Offerings
  • Job Outlook
    • Project management positions growing at 1.5 million opportunities per year*
    • Exciting career opportunities across industry domains as project manager, project consultant, project analyst, program manager, project office manager, project coordinator, project architect, and more
    • Median salary for an entry level project manager is $84,000*

    * Source: Project Management Institute

  • Career Impact

    “In an ever-changing business and economic environment, the skills of a project manager are essential to companies like ours – and any organization, for that matter. Employees with these skills will be prepared to successfully navigate complex workplace challenges.”

    — Laurie L. Zaucha, Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development, Paychex, Inc.

    “The project management modules equipped me with a set of the comprehensive skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in a challenging project-centric environment. RIT’s robust curriculum and talented professors presented a rigorous, relevant learning experience that helped me to acquire the technical acumen, organizational skills, and numerous tacit abilities that are critical attributes for every project manager.”

    — Alec Hadden, Sikorsky ‐ A Lockheed Martin Company, Instrumentation & Calibration labs

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