Learn to Manage Time, Cost and Quality
Project management is a skill that can be put to work in a variety of industries. Improve your understanding of this important discipline with an online Graduate Certificate in Project Management from our Keller Graduate School of Management here at DeVry University. Our project management certificate program can help you learn how to plan, execute and track multi-level programs.
A graduate-level project management certificate can help demonstrate your dedication to potential employers or assist you in furthering your education by allowing you to apply qualifying credits toward a master’s degree at Keller. 1
Get to Know our Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Build the skills needed to develop innovative, focused project plans during our online project management certificate program . Our experienced professors can help you learn how to create effective project plans that incorporate risk analysis, cost control and performance objectives as you work through your courses. You’ll also have the opportunity to examine legal issues, ethical issues, conflict resolution and the application of project tracking software.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Graduate Certificate in Project Management in as little as 1 year*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Graduates of our Graduate Certificate in Project Management may consider careers such as:
- Regulatory Affairs Manager
Regulatory affairs managers oversee company productivity and work to maintain compliance with regulatory bodies. They may use project management skills to ensure productivity goals are being met.
- Compliance Manager
Compliance managers maintain oversight on projects and departments within a company to ensure that all activities meet the ethical and regulatory standards for their industry.
- Supply Chain Manager
Supply chain managers manage the flow of goods and services needed for a business to perform its primary function.
- Loss Prevention Manager
Loss prevention managers implement security programs and measures within a retail organization in order to protect against theft.
- Wind Energy Operations Manager
Wind energy operations managers oversee the operations performed by a wind energy company. They keep an eye on all wind field operations to ensure that business goals and compliance standards are being met.
- Wind Energy Project Manager
Wind energy project managers manage individual projects at a wind energy company. They ensure that each project meets productivity goals while remaining in line with regulatory concerns.
|MGMT591||Leadership and Organizational Behavior|
|PROJ586||Project Management Systems|
|PROJ587||Advanced Program Management|
|PROJ592||Project Cost and Schedule Control|
|PROJ595||Project Risk Management|
Project Management Graduate Certificate Mission Statement
Graduate Certificate in Project Management FAQs
What industries use project managers?
Project managers can be found across nearly every industry, though their exact job titles may differ from company to company. By using a combination of business skills and industry knowledge to ensure that productivity goals are being met, project managers help organizations of all sizes optimize their day-to-day operations.
Is a graduate certificate different from a master's degree?
Yes, a graduate certificate is different from a master's degree. A graduate certificate in project management is a credential that sits between a bachelor's degree and a master's degree or an MBA in project management. A project management certificate typically takes less time to earn than a master's degree, making them a great choice for people who wish to add an extra credential to their resume but do not have time to enroll in a longer degree program.
At DeVry, several of our graduate certificates are stackable2, including our online Project Management Certificate. With stackable programs, you can earn a graduate-level credential and then directly apply any qualifying credits toward one of our master’s degrees.1
Can I earn a graduate certificate in project management online?
Yes! At DeVry we offer an online Graduate Certificate in Project Management program that allows you to work towards your certificate on your own schedule. This can be a great solution for people who are already in the workforce, or for those who have other commitments that may make it challenging toattend in-person project management classes.