The Certification in Project Management (PM) is designed to allow professionals with a Bachelor's degree to acquire knowledge, experience, and a solid foundation for managing projects. These courses are based on the text, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, and demonstrate practical lessons in project management which are illustrated through theory, cases, and practice. These courses are available for students on campus and online.
Students that complete the Certificate in Project Management will be knowledgeable in the following areas:
- The genesis of project management and its importance to improving project success
- The project management process groups and knowledge areas
- Team-building and collaboration
- Project management tools and techniques
Graduate Project Management Certificate Degree Requirements:
The Certificate Program requires completion of 5 courses (14 credits). Complete the following two courses (5 credits):
- ITSCM 770 FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
- ITSCM 785 APPLIED PROJECT MANAGEMENT
AND select three (9 credits) from the following courses:
- MANGEMENT 764 SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT
- ITSCM 765 TOPICS IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
- ITSCM 769 QUALITY ISSUES IN OPERATIONS
- ITSCM 780 DISASTER RECOVERY/BUSINESS CONTINUITY
- ITSCM 782 GLOBAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT
To qualify for admission to a certificate program in good standing, you must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with an overall grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.75 or above.
For policies regarding admission on probation, please consult the current Program Coordinator.
*No GMAT required.
Students may apply through the School of Graduate Studies.
Note: Students in the Graduate Project Management Certificate program may enroll in the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at UW-Whitewater if they meet the normal criteria for that program. Certificate courses are part of the MBA program and may count toward completion of that degree at a later date.
PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.