The Project Management Certificate program is a structured series of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the planning and business fields.
Designed for managers and supervisors from organizations involved in engineering, healthcare, research and development, IT, construction, facilities management, manufacturing, corporate planning, finance, and marketing, it may also enhance the skills of technical competence and practical applications.
A Penn State certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the four required courses which must be taken in sequential order:
As part of the curriculum in our certificate program, students will work on a project that is carried through all required courses.
Customized, non credit options are available for on-site delivery.
PMI, PMP, and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Having the Project Management Professional, PMP® certification, established by the Project Management Institute (PMI), tells a potential employer that you have the basic body of knowledge needed to be a successful Project Manager.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects job growth in this field to be faster than average through 2018.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11