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  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management

    Overview

    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.

    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).®*

    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. Learn more.

    Curriculum

    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 501Introduction to Project Management3.0
    PROJ 502Project Planning & Scheduling3.0
    PROJ 510Project Quality Management3.0
    PROJ 515Project Estimation & Cost Management3.0
    PROJ 603Project Leadership & Teamwork3.0
    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 Credits18.0

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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 supporting document submission guide.

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1192 per credit.


    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • 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

    2016-2017 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2016     

    September 19, 2016

    December 3, 2016

    December 5, 2016

    December 10, 2016

    Winter 2017 

    January 9, 2017

    March 18, 2017

    March 20, 2017

    March 25, 2017

    Spring 2017 

    April 3, 2017

    June 10, 2017

    June 12, 2017

    June 16, 2017

    Summer 2017 

    June 26, 2017

    September 2, 2017

    September 5, 2017

    September 9, 2017


    2017-2018 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2017     

    September 25, 2017

    December 9, 2017

    December 11, 2017

    December 16, 2017

    Winter 2018 

    January 8, 2018

    March 17, 2018

    March 19, 2018

    March 24, 2018

    Spring 2018 

    April 2, 2018

    June 9, 2018

    June 11, 2018

    June 15, 2018

    Summer 2018 

    June 25, 2018

    September 1, 2018

    September 4, 2018

    September 8, 2018

    Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in Project Management

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