University of Virginia

1827 University Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2628

Program Details

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia offers an Undergraduate Certificate in Procurement & Contracts Management. The curriculum is 30 credits, which may be completed through fulfillment of a total of 10 required courses. The program may be completed in 22 months, if students take 2 classes per term. This program is also offered completely online. This certificate program may be ideal for individuals who want to build their credentials in procurement and contract management in order to obtain entry-level positions in a variety of settings, including the private and public sectors.

The curriculum is based off of the core competencies of the National Contract Management Association. Additionally, the curriculum focuses on developing the needs of private industry and local, state, and federal agencies for professionally trained procurement/contracting officers, contracts administrators, and negotiators. Upon successful completion of the certificate program, students may be prepared for positions in these areas.

The required courses include the following: Procurement & Contracting, Contract Administration, Cost & Price Analysis, Government Contract Law, Negotiation of Contracts & Modifications, and Seminar in Procurement & Contract Management. The remaining credit hours are to be completed with electives. Students must select four electives. The elective courses include the following: Subcontract Management, Source Selection, Government Contract Computer Law, International Business Negotiations, Purchasing & Materials Management, and a couple others.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      30

    Requirements

    Individuals with a high school diploma or equivalent are invited to apply.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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