Graduate Certificate in Project Management

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The Graduate Certificate in Project Management delivers comprehensive knowledge of essential techniques for successful, cost-effective management of both large- and small-scale projects. Under the guidance of distinguished faculty, you will examine detailed case studies, conduct project simulations, and gain both theoretical and practical expertise that will prepare you for a wide variety of project management–related careers.

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management also provides excellent preparation for the certification examination for the Project Management Professional (PMP®)—an internationally recognized credential that denotes expertise in project management. Applicants who have already passed the Project Management Institute’s PMP® certification examination may be eligible to receive a course waiver for MET AD 642. Contact your local field office for more information.

You can earn the Graduate Certificate in Project Management in Massachusetts (Hanscom AFB) and North Carolina (MCAS Cherry Point and MCAS New River/MCB Camp Lejeune).

Admissions

A 3.0 GPA is required for certificate award, and no course with a grade below B– may be credited toward the certificate. Individuals considering using certificate courses toward the Master of Science in Administrative Studies or a specific online Master of Science in Management must (a) apply to the program prior to completing two courses; (b) recognize that grades earned in certificate courses will not be used in the admission decision process; and (c) meet the department’s academic admission requirements.

Applicants who have already passed the Project Management Institute’s PMP® certification examination may be eligible to receive a course waiver for MET AD 642. Contact your local field office for more information. The four-course curriculum for the Graduate Certificate in Project Management may be completed in an online or in-class format and fulfills the core course requirements of the Master of Science in Project Management.

For application materials, visit www.bu.edu/met/admissions.

Prerequisites

A bachelor’s degree from a nationally accredited institution, with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 (3.0 the last two years) or successful completion of the GMAT.

Curriculum (four courses/16 credits)

  • MET AD 642 Project Management
  • MET AD 643 Project Communications Management
  • MET AD 644 Project Risk and Cost Management
  • MET AD 646 Program Management