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Online Graduate Certificate in Project Management

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Register By: February 20 Classes Start: February 22

Make Your Mark with a Project Management Graduate Certificate Online

SNHU's Project Management Graduate Certificate online prepares you to make an impact that is recognized across all departments of a company or organization. Learn to deliver projects on time, on budget and on spec. Finish your master's certificate prepared to lead a project through its entire life cycle - from initiation to planning, execution to monitoring and completion.

SNHU is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, and graduates of this program meet the educational requirement needed to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam. Project managers are increasingly turning to R.E.P.s for certification training and maintenance. PMI is the world's largest project management member association, representing more than 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries. Students must take the QSO 645 Project Management for PMP Certification course in order to satisfy the educational requirement needed to take the PMP exam.

See Yourself Succeed in Project Management

You'll come away from this graduate learning experience not just with the requisite training for certification in project management. You'll have a greater understanding of scheduling, planning, cost and risk assessment, budget management, negotiation and conflict resolution, communications, securing resources, presentation and evaluation.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your Project Management Graduate Certificate online at SNHU include:

  • Affordability. Take advantage of some of the most affordable tuition rates in the nation
  • Convenience. Attend class when it's convenient for you – online education means 24/7 access
  • Efficiency and flexibility. Complete your certificate at your own pace, over five 10-week terms per year
  • Expert instruction. Learn from instructors with relevant, real-world experience
  • Minimal requirements. No GRE or GMAT required for admission
  • Networking. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni for tips and career opportunities
  • Student support. Count on the ongoing support of dedicated academic and career advisors specialized in your area of study

Career Outlook

The skills you acquire from the Project Management Graduate Certificate online can be applied to a number of careers and industries. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, management, scientific and technical consulting services are expected to grow 9% through 2026.* Advancement opportunities in the operations and project management field are best for those with the highest levels of education. Proven analytical and problem-solving skills are in particular demand in this field.

Important Note: SNHU is a R.E.P. of the PMI, and graduates of this program meet the educational requirement needed to take the PMP exam. Project managers are increasingly turning to R.E.P.s for certification training and maintenance. PMI is the world's largest project management member association, representing more than 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries. Students must take the QSO 645: Project Management for PMP Certification course in order to satisfy the educational requirement needed to take the PMP exam.

Curriculum

The project management graduate program teaches you the concepts, strategies and tools that today's project managers need to be successful. The program is taught by practicing business professionals immersed in the field each day. They understand what's working, what's not, and what trends and technology on the horizon are likely to affect project managers.

Your project management degree and certification also help prepare you for the Certified Associate of Project Management and the Project Management Professional certification exams conducted by PMI.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.

Online Graduate Programs Per Course Per Credit Hour Annual Cost for 15 credits 
Degree/Certificates $1,881 $627 $9,405 
Degree/Certificates
(U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty)
$1,410 $470 $7,050 

Tuition rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.

Additional Costs:
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)

University Accreditation

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.

Licensure and Certification Disclosures

SNHU has provided additional information for programs that educationally prepare students for professional licensure or certification. Learn more about what that means for your program on our licensure and certification disclosure page.

The PMI Registered Education Provider logo, PMI, and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at https://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_table_104.htm (viewed online December 15, 2017). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.