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Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management

The Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management program at Colorado State University Global offers students the chance to learn all aspects of corporate project development, from project selection to quality control. Find more information about this online undergraduate program here.

Official Program Name:

Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management

School Offering Program:

Colorado State University Global

Degree Level:

Undergraduate Certificate

Program Prerequisites:

Incoming students to this bachelor's degree program might have taken prior management courses and could even be working in a corporate setting. These students should display strong organizational, time management, and communication skills as needed by project management professionals. Applicants to Colorado State University Global should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Colorado State University Global's Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management program is designed to address fundamental aspects and stages of project selection, control, scheduling, and assessment. Coursework in this program might cover budgeting, conflict management, monitoring techniques, cost estimation and control, resource management, and quality principles and techniques. Students might learn how to select, start, terminate, and implement a project. Risk identification and analysis, project scope, and contract management are also likely to be discussed. Students might expect to develop decision-making, organizational, and communication skills in this program.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

18 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs.

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Required Courses for an Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management:

A total of six courses must be completed for students to earn this undergraduate certificate. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado State University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Project Management Major Courses (18 credits)

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Effective Project Scheduling and Control
  • Project Management Tools
  • Project Procurement and Contract Management
  • Assessing and Managing Risk
  • Project Quality Management

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management program who wish to further expand their understanding of project management procedures and leadership practices could choose to go on to earn a bachelor's degree. Often, a bachelor's degree is required by many companies for those who wish to advance to managerial positions in areas of project scheduling, budgeting, assessment, or implementation.

Bachelor's degrees graduates might be prepared to pursue include, but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor of Science in Project Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Project Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

Career Paths:

After they have been awarded Colorado State University Global's Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management, graduates might be ready to apply what they have learned in a professional setting. They might seek positions in operations, IT, communications, or management consulting firms and assist in team building, cost estimation, quality assessment, scheduling, or vendor management. Current professionals might be prepared to assume more responsibilities throughout the project development process.

Roles that graduates might be qualified to fill include:

  • Project manager
  • Systems integration project manager
  • Project coordinator
  • Document control coordinator
  • Project manager assistant

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