Establish Yourself as a Knowledgeable Project Manager
In the workplace, there are few skills as versatile and valuable as those of a project manager. Across a range of industries, today you’ll find that many organizations use a project-based approach to help streamline and enhance their operations, or spearhead new initiatives. The benefits are vast. From improving productivity and communication, to mitigating risk and saving time and money, project management has emerged as an essential business practice that allows organizations to stay competitive.
Whether you are seeking career advancement or change, or have been an informal project manager for years but lack an official credential, earning a graduate certificate in Project Management is an excellent way to support of your professional development. Our program helps managers in all industries become knowledgeable project leaders who can guide teams in the planning and execution of the organization’s projects, and meet anticipated business outcomes.
This is a 12-credit graduate certificate. It is strongly recommended students take the courses in the following sequence to obtain a solid learning experience.
- Introduction to Project Management (3 credits)
- Project Chartering and Planning (3 credits)
- Delivering Business Value (3 credits)
- Leading Teams (3 credits)
Updated June 2021. See catalog for full details.
Why Granite State College?
Our 12-credit graduate certificate will help you become proficient in project management by developing new skills in support of managing projects. Available 100% online, you’ll learn from faculty who are leaders within their field and respected for their project management expertise. The courses in your certificate program may be applied to our master’s degree in Project Management, a program accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and its Global Accreditation Center, the industry standard for project management excellence.
Our graduate certificate in Project Management is an excellent fit for professionals in a range of industries and stages in their career. Examples Include:
- “Encore careerists” and those seeking entry into the field
- Individuals with a bachelor’s or master’s degree who seek workplace advancement or a career change
- Those interested in a master’s program, but aren’t ready to fully commit
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year.
Our admission criteria includes:
- Completion of our free, online application for admission
- Official transcripts from the institution that conferred your bachelor’s degree