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)

Average Completion Time

  • 1 year (Certificate part-time)

Credit Hours

  • 12 (Certificate)

Tuition & Fees

Start Date

Spring/Fall

Featured Event

UMBC Professional Programs Virtual International Information Session. Wednesday February 14. 9 AM to 11 AM Eastern Time.
Prospective International Student Information Session
Wednesday, February 14

Join us virtually to interface with the Office of Professional Programs, Graduate Program Directors, and Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County! This session will allow you to receive information and ask questions about the University, our Professional Programs, and how to begin your studies in the U.S.

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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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