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At the Walter E. Heller College of Business, Roosevelt offers business education with today's economy in mind. Our degrees keep a tight focus on practical application and success in today's global corporate environment that integrates an emphasis on personal and professional integrity, as well as the importance of social responsibility.

Location: Online
Start Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Program Type: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

The Project Management Certificate is a distinctive program that helps professionals become more accomplished, qualified and effective managers in their respective fields. While our program is built on the core processes defined in the Project Management Institute's "A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge", there is also a strong emphasis on helping these professionals develop the people skills and real world practices required to successfully manage projects on time and on budget. The four courses in this certificate program will provide the professional with the tools, systems knowledge and overall understanding of project management as applied to many functional areas of a business.

The distinctive features of this program are:

  • Focus is placed on the tools and systems of project management
  • Basic project management
  • Risk management
  • Project planning
  • Project scheduling
  • Project implementation
Ganesh Vaidyanathan
, Program Director
Lakeisha Robinson
, Department Contact

What Differentiates Us

Fully Online

Fully Online

This program provides the working professional a very flexible and convenient way to meet their needs. In this fully online format, students will be able to take classes from home, work, or from out-of-town, at times that will meet their particular situations.

Real World Experienced Faculty

Real World Experienced Faculty

You will bolster your management, technical, and analytic skills by becoming involved with instructors who not only possess real-world work experience but also really care about their students.

Can Be Completed in One Year

Can Be Completed in One Year

This certificate consists of only four courses that will prepare students for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Expectations & Requirements


This certificate requires 12 credit hours (four courses), with all four classes in the Project Management concentration. Specific courses a student will be taking in any semester will be made in conjunction with the Graduate Advisor.

Sample Courses

  • Project Management
  • Project Management Tools and Systems
  • Managing High Performance Teams
  • Group Facilitation in High Impact Project


Strong Job Opportunities

A recent Anderson economic Group analysis commissioned by the Project Management Institute (PMI) finds the project management profession will outperform total U.S. job growth over the next decade (2017-2027), creating potentially millions of new jobs that pay highly competitive wages and offer opportunities for growth and advancement.