Graduate Certificate in Project Management
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.
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.
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