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Graduate Certificate in Project Management Boston University Metropolitan College

Overview

PMI Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Project Management, students may apply their courses toward the requirements for one of our PMI® accredited programs. Learn more...

The Boston University Online Graduate Certificate in Project Management is an opportunity to study alongside motivated professionals as you master tools and techniques to help you deliver solutions on time and within budget—and to achieve the career advancement you seek in today's competitive project management environment.

Under the guidance of distinguished faculty, you will examine detailed case studies, conduct project simulations, and gain both theoretical and practical expertise in:

  • Project planning and control
  • Project management life cycle
  • Methodologies of effective leadership and motivation
  • Essential project management tools and techniques
  • Cost-management and risk management
  • Project quality management and procurement management

Successful graduates will be prepared to move forward in a wide variety of project management related careers, and will have gained excellent preparation for PMP® Certification from the Project Management Institute.

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Project Management will be able to demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in developing a project management life cycle.
  • Proficiency in all basic project management tools and techniques, with an emphasis in communications, risk analysis, cost estimation and budgeting, and quality control.
  • Knowledge of tools for project scheduling, templates for project management and communication, and techniques to measure cost variance, schedule variance, and earned value.

This certificate may be of special interest to those currently enrolled in one of our online Master of Science programs.

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management consists of four courses that can be completed in nine months of study.

Students interested in further study may transfer credits earned for the Certificate directly toward degree requirements for the Boston University Online Master of Science in Project Management .

Getting Started: Please complete this form to receive more information about your program of interest, application deadlines, as well as opportunities to attend online information sessions (webinars).