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  • Online Project Management Graduate Certificate

    The field of project management is one of the fastest growing in the world with more than 15.7 million new jobs estimated globally by 2020. Drexel University’s online Graduate Certificate in Project Management is designed for professionals looking to make an impact in growing industries such as information technology, healthcare, manufacturing, business services, finance and insurance, oil and gas, construction, and utilities.

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    The project management certificate program offers professionals the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and valuable skills, and pursue their Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® or Project Management Professional (PMP)® from the Project Management Institute (PMI).®*

    Drexel University’s Project Management program is approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). As a result of achieving R.E.P. status, Drexel is now authorized by PMI to issue professional development units to meet education requirements needed by PMI credential holders, such as the Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Program Management Professional®.

    Program Features

    • Coursework includes fundamentals and principles of project management
    • Elective courses allow you to focus on a specific area of interest
    • Credits transfer into the full MS in Project Management

    *PMBOK, PMP, Project Management Professional, PMI and CAPM are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

    State restrictions may apply to some programs.


    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Required Courses  
    PROJ 501 Introduction to Project Management 3.0
    PROJ 502 Project Planning & Scheduling 3.0
    PROJ 510 Project Quality Management 3.0
    PROJ 515 Project Estimation & Cost Management 3.0
    PROJ 603 Project Leadership & Teamwork 3.0
    Elective (Select One) 3.0
    PROJ 520
    Project Risk Assessment & Management  
    PROJ 530
    Managing Multiple Projects  
    PROJ 535
    International Project Management  
    PROJ 540
    Project Procurement Management  
    PROJ 645
    Project Management Tools  
    PROJ 650
    Project Stakeholder Management  
    PROJ 665
    Managing Project Knowledge  
    Other graduate-level courses can be chosen with approval of your Academic Advisor and the Project Management program (must be 5XX or higher.)
    Total Credits 18.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
    • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2019-2020 is $1303 per credit.

    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations
      • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
      • These rates apply only to fully online courses. Hybrid or on-campus courses may have different rates.
      • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
      • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
      • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
      • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.


    Academic Calendar

    2019-2020 Academic Year


    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2019

    September 23, 2019

    December 7, 2019

    December 9, 2019

    December 14, 2019

    Winter 2020

    January 6, 2020

    March 16, 2020

    March 17, 2020

    March 21, 2020

    Spring 2020

    March 30, 2020

    June 8, 2020

    June 9, 2020

    June 13, 2020

    Summer 2020

    June 22, 2020

    August 30, 2020

    September 2, 2020

    September 5, 2020

    Apply today for the Online Project Management Graduate Certificate

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