Program Overview

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia offers a Certificate in Project Management. The curriculum encompasses a total of 24 credits—there are a total of eight courses required. The program may be completed in 18 months, if students complete two classes per term. This certificate program may be for ideal for individuals who are currently managing projects but do not have an extensive education in project management. The curriculum is specifically designed to help students become more familiar with the various aspects of project management, and be able to apply the knowledge acquired into their professions. This program is only open to students who have earned an undergraduate degree.

The required courses include the following: Introduction to Project Risk Management, Leadership & Human Resources Management, and The Project Manager & Managing the Project Team. The remaining credit hours are to be completed with electives; students must select three. The elective courses include the following: Procurement & Contracting Principles & Administration, IT Systems Project Management, Construction Project Management, Topics in Project Management, Introduction to Purchasing for Project Managers, and Project Management Body of Knowledge Review.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    Individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree are invited to apply.

    School Overview

    The University of Virginia, commonly referred to as UVA, is a public research university that was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States. Jefferson, who is known as the father of the university was UVA’s first president, and served on the universities original governing board, which was known as the Board of Visitors, along with James Monroe and James Madison.

    UVA offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as educational specialist and professional degrees. The university’s schools and colleges include:

    • Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
    • College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
    • Curry School of Education
    • Darden School of Business
    • Mcintyre School of Commerce
    • School of Architecture
    • School of Continuing and Professional Studies
    • School of Engineering and Applied Science
    • School of Law
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Nursing
    • College at Wise


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