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Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Program at a Glance

Program

Project Management

Format

Online, Hybrid

Total Units

9

Summer ’24 Early Application Deadline

March 17

Program Overview

The Certificate in Project Management gives professionals highly desirable skills in the field of project management. The courses provide a thorough grounding in multiple project management skills, including budgeting, conflict resolution, communication, project scope, developing and using resources, leadership and team building.

This certificate provides a concentrated course of study for students seeking to build their career in the growing profession of project management. Graduates leave with the following knowledge and skills: beginning and advanced project management technical skills based on the PMBOK® (Project Management Body of Knowledge), Agile management framework and tools, and the complex leadership and organizational skills to manage virtual and in-person project teams. The completion of just one GGU class fulfils PMI®‘s education requirement to apply for either the CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP® (Project Management Professional) exams. Students will gain knowledge from faculty who are certified by PMI®, and who have significant real-world project management experience. Course materials align with the Project Management Institute A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

  • Learn from PMI® certified instructors from some of the Bay Area’s largest companies.
  • Gain essential PM skills, including Agile, to build collaboration, inspire action and improve project outcomes.
  • Apply credits towards a Master’s in Project Management or an MBA.
  • No GRE or GMAT required.

PMI®, PMBOK®, PMP® and CAPM® are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited US institution or the equivalent from a recognized foreign (outside the US) institution, and provide official transcripts.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must meet the English Language Proficiency Admission Requirements.
  • Certificate students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • To apply for certificate programs, students should submit an admission application and fee.

Important Note: Graduate certificate admission is limited to domestic students. Students that plan to study on an F or J Visa may apply to graduate programs only.

Curriculum

Course materials align with the Project Management Institute A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

The completion of just one GGU class fulfills PMI®‘s education requirement to apply for either the CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management) or PMP® (Project Management Professional) exams.

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