Certificate in Project Management online

Develop your organizational strategy and leadership abilities in this Project Management Certificate online program, and prepare to use science and methodology to manage large, complex projects.

Apply by: 1/3/23
Start Class: 1/17/23

Program Overview

Discover HSU's online project management certificate

$6,300 Total Tuition
As few as 9 months Duration
18 Credit Hours

Level up your career opportunities and add to your educational achievements with this online Certificate in Project Management from Henderson State University. Gain experience addressing real-world issues and applying best practices in the project management trade. Coursework prepares you to take the first phase of the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam.

You will become proficient using industry-relevant software and technology, enabling you to implement process improvements, handle complex timelines and budgets, and make decisions based on quantitative data. Online project management certificate courses provide a broad business foundation while also focusing on the specifics of managing projects, quality control, IT strategy and people.

This certificate may be used as a pathway to earn your MBA. By completing this program and the Supply Chain Management Certificate, you will receive our MBA in Engineering Management.

In the online Project Management Certificate, you will enhance your skills in:

  • Project Management: Apply principles and best practices from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)
  • Management Software: Learn Minitab to utilize data analysis and statistics for process improvements
  • Oral Communication: Synthesize key business concepts and orally communicate them effectively
  • Dynamic Technology: Grow proficient with the Microsoft Project platform and other tools to manage complex project plans, timelines and budgets
  • Leadership: Apply relevant information to increase understanding of various leadership theories and the application of leadership skills
  • Project Management: Apply principles and best practices from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)
  • Management Software: Learn Minitab to utilize data analysis and statistics for process improvements
  • Oral Communication: Synthesize key business concepts and orally communicate them effectively
  • Dynamic Technology: Grow proficient with the Microsoft Project platform and other tools to manage complex project plans, timelines and budgets
  • Leadership: Apply relevant information to increase understanding of various leadership theories and the application of leadership skills

Project management career paths:

  • Director of Project Management
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Management Specialist
  • Project Management Consultant
  • Resource Management Specialist
  • Director of Project Management
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project Management Specialist
  • Project Management Consultant
  • Resource Management Specialist

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$6,300 Total Tuition
As few as 9 months Duration
18 Credit Hours
AACSB Accredited, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The School of Business at Henderson State University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

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The Certificate in Project Management online program tuition is the same affordable, pay-by-the-course rate for all U.S. residents. Fees are included in the total tuition. Financial aid may be available for eligible students.

Tuition breakdown:

$6,300 Total Tuition
$350 Tuition per credit hour

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

To be eligible for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online at fafsa.gov. Henderson State’s institutional code is 001098.

Tuition breakdown:

$6,300 Total Tuition
$350 Tuition per credit hour

Calendar

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Our Certificate in Project Management online program offers a convenient schedule with 7-week courses and multiple start dates. View the full calendar for all upcoming starts and corresponding deadlines.

Now enrolling:

1/3/23 Apply Date
1/17/23 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring 11/17/231/3/231/9/231/13/231/17/233/3/237 weeks
Spring 23/13/232/27/233/6/233/10/233/13/234/28/237 weeks

Now enrolling:

1/3/23 Apply Date
1/17/23 Class Starts

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Admissions

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We’ve simplified the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. You can find all requirements for admission to the Henderson State online Certificate in Project Management below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • GMAT waiver available

  • GPA requirements for unconditional admission: 2.7 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree or 3.0 average or above in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.
  • GPA requirements for conditional admission: 2.5-2.69 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree.
  • GMAT Waiver:
    • 3.5-4.0 cumulative GPA OR a 3.0-4.0 GPA in the last 60 credit hours for automatic GMAT waiver
    • 2.7-2.99 GPA with three years of relevant work experience OR 2.5-2.69 GPA with five years of relevant work experience
  • If completing the GMAT, the minimum score is calculated as 200 times the undergraduate GPA plus the GMAT score. The applicant must achieve a minimum index of 1000. The minimum acceptable GMAT score is 400.
  • All applicants for this certificate program must submit their resume.

Courses

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In order to earn the Certificate in Project Management online, you will complete six courses for a total of 18 credit hours.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
In this course, you will receive the knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare you for the rigors of the MBA program. In order to accomplish this objective, we deliver online work which covers the fundamentals of accounting, finance, data science/economics, management, and marketing. All incoming MBA students, regardless of undergraduate degree, will enroll in the Boot Camp.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the various ways in which information technology can be leveraged by an organization for competitive advantage and addresses the issue of IT strategy and evaluation. Attention is given to strategic implementation of technology, developing and maintaining secure and effective systems, and externally focused systems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the principles of modern statistical methods for quality control and improvement. The focus of the course will be on engineering and management applications. An emphasis will be placed on utilizing Minitab and Excel as the primary illustrative software packages for the course.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The objective of this course is to provide a basic understanding of project management. By the end of the course, students should be familiar with the concepts and tools necessary to plan and implement a project, as well as function as a member of a team.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course addresses "real world" issues from both theoretical and practical standpoints for most types of businesses, proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. The specific objectives for the course include the following: 1) financial management of the firm with special emphasis on financial planning, capital budgeting, and cost of capital concepts; 2) an analysis of management aspects relating to the inflow and outflow of capital in business enterprise; and 3) practicing financial decision-making through case methods.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course examines the key issues involved in formulating and implementing corporate strategies. These issues are approached from the position of the general manager, who must analyze complex business situations and find realistic solutions to strategic and organizational problems. The course merges various functional areas and provides students with a "total business" perspective on corporate and international strategy. Students also receive an overview of contemporary business and its future.
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