Graduate Certificate in Project Management

The College of Business offers a Graduate Certificate in Project Management. This graduate certificate is designed for professionals wishing to increase their job skills through the knowledge of formal project management methodology as demonstrated through a mastery of the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), MBA students wishing to broaden their skills or to have their skills recognized through a certificate program, and students from other disciplines interested in broadening their knowledge of the use of project management within organizations. Courses focus on the application of project management methodology within public and private sector organizations. This certificate program requires 15 hours of graduate credit, plus non-credit coursework Microsoft Project® and/or the successful completion of the ‘Microsoft Specialist: Managing Projects with Microsoft Project®‘ certification. The non-credit Microsoft Project® Basics and Advanced coursework and the required certification may be taken prior to admission to the certificate program. Certification in Microsoft Project® or a similar commercial project management software product will satisfy the course requirement. Admission to the certificate program is required or current enrollment in the MBA program at UNA. Admitted MBA students may apply for the certificate program through the MBA Coordinator. Applicants not currently enrolled in the MBA program who would like to pursue the certificate will be required to meet the admission criteria of the MBA Program or the Executive MBA at UNA. Admission requires formal application through the standard University procedures before applying for the certificate program.

Requirements for a Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Academic Credit Courses
MG 585Project Management3
MG 624Organizational Behavior3
MG 670Developing High Performance Teams3
MG 685Cases in Applied Project Management3
Select one from the following:3
Independent Study / Research
Independent Study/Research
Independent Study/Research
Independent Study/Research
Independent Study/Research
Independent Study/Research
Independent Study
Independent Study capstone 13
Total Hours18

Non-Academic Credit Courses

Microsoft Office Project® Basics and Advanced courses offered by UNA’s Division of Professional, Interdisciplinary, and Continuing Education. Certification in Microsoft Project® or a similar commercial project management software product received before or during the program will also satisfy this requirement.

Achieve certification in ‘Microsoft Specialist: Managing Projects with Microsoft Project®’. The payment and scheduling of the certification exam is handled externally by the student and documentation of successful completion is required. Certification in a similar commercial project management software will also satisfy this requirement.