Project Management

The Project Management certificate program at UMBC provides experienced professionals with industry-relevant technical and soft skills. Our coursework will help you develop the critical analysis capabilities necessary to successfully complete projects and lead high-performing technical, virtual, and international teams. Upon graduation, you will demonstrate the ability to apply sound project management practices as outlined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

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At a Glance

Locations Offered

  • UMBC Campus (Catonsville)

Programs Offered

Average Completion Time

  • 1 year (Certificate part-time)

Credit Hours

  • 12 (Certificate)

Tuition & Fees

Start Date

Spring/Fall

Featured Event

UMBC Campus Fall 2022 Virtual Open House
Professional Programs Open House
Wednesday, September 14

Whether you’re considering a career change or you need a respected professional credential to transition into a management role, UMBC’s Professional Graduate Programs will help you achieve the career of your dreams. 

Attendees will also be eligible to win a scholarship during their session!

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Why Project Management?

A graduate certificate in Project Management will equip you with relevant and in-demand skills. As organizations become more complex, there is an increasing need for professionals who understand how to effectively see projects through to completion. Our 4-course certificate in Project Management will equip you with the skills employers are looking for.

  • Our industry-based instructors combine their experience with theory to provide a rich classroom experience.
  • Organizations across industries require professionals who understand how to keep projects on scope and on budget.
  • Our small classes are taught with a mix of in-person and online instruction that provides students with an exceptional in-classroom experience while allowing for work-school life balance.

Why UMBC?

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  • UMBC is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University (High Research Activity).
  • For six years running (2009-2014), UMBC was ranked #1 in the U.S. News and World Report’s list of “national up-and-coming” universities.
  • Classes are conveniently offered in the evening on UMBC’s main campus, located just five minutes from BWI Airport, with easy access to I-95 and the 695 Beltway.

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