Online Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Learn to Manage Time, Cost and Quality

Expertise in project management is an invaluable skill to have across a variety of industries. Boost your expertise with an online Graduate Certificate in Project Management from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management. You’ll learn to initiate, plan, execute and monitor multi-level programs. Show your dedication to potential employers with this standalone credential or apply your credits towards earning a Master’s Degree at Keller.

Get to Know our Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Prepare to manage innovative, focused project plans through our Project Management Graduate Certificate online program. Our knowledgeable professors will help you master how to develop effective project plans that incorporate risk analysis, cost control and performance objectives. You’ll even tackle legal and ethical issues, conflict resolution and the application of project 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.



What You'll Learn

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management covers the following:

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    Project Management Tools

    Integrate project management tools to ensure projects are completed on time, on budget and within scope
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    Project Cost and Schedule Management

    Analyze organizational strategies, goals and procurement techniques to ensure quality, cost and schedule measures are satisfied.
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    Project Planning

    Develop a project plan including objectives, timing, budget, key tasks and measurements for success.
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    Risk Management

    Assess the probability and impact of potential risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies.

Cert To Master's

At Keller, our programs are stackable, which is a significant value to you. With a graduate certificate, you can earn a valuable credential with less time and tuition – and credits apply directly to your master’s degree1. This stackable model allows you to choose the building-blocks you need to fit your career and earn two credentials in one.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our Graduate Certificate in Project Management may consider careers such as:

  • Regulatory Affairs Manager 

  • Compliance Manager

  • Supply Chain Manager

  • Loss Prevention Manager

  • Wind Energy Operation Manager

  • Wind Energy Project Manager

Program Courses

GSCM588 Managing Quality
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
PROJ586 Project Management Systems
PROJ587 Advanced Program Management
PROJ592 Project Cost and Schedule Control
PROJ595 Project Risk Management

Graduate Project Management Mission Statement

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Program Overview

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Academic Catalog

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Program Overview

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Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
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1Number of credits and courses vary by program. See catalog for complete details.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.