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Project Management Certificate Programs in Louisville, KY

Oct 30, 2018

Those looking to build their project management skills through a certificate program only have one option in Louisville, KY. To find out if it's right for you, read an overview of the program requirements at the school, which is located within five miles of central Louisville.

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Louisville Project Management Programs

Prospective students looking to study project management have only one certificate option to choose from in the Louisville, KY, area, and it's less than 10 minutes from downtown. Find out about the program design and coursework, and then review a table of facts and figures about the school.

  • The University of Louisville is a state-sponsored research institution with three campuses located in the city of Louisville. It is the only local public university and is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located just four miles from the city center, the school offers a certificate program in project management.

School Statistics

For additional info about the profiled school, take a look at the table below. It has info on tuition, student enrollment and more that might help you decide if this university suits your needs.

University of Louisville
School Type 4-year, public*
Total Enrollment (2017) 21,402*
Campus Setting Large city*
Tuition (2016) $2,615 (total program fee)**
% of Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid 97%*

Sources: *National Center for Education Statistics; **University of Louisville

University of Louisville

The University of Louisville's project management certificate program is part of the professional development branch of the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning, which is located on the school's Shelby campus. A team of professional development educators works with local businesses to help educate and train future leaders and employees through a variety of programs, including one in project management. This team of educators is officially registered as a Project Management Institute (PMI) provider and has based their project management program on the PMI's official guide to training project managers. Students can expect to earn a project management certificate while also satisfying the PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) credential's academic requirements upon completing the program.

Certificate of Completion in Project Management

The program consists of taking two seminar classes over a 16-week period. Students meet for three hours a week to earn the necessary 48 hours of Professional Development Units (PDUs) the program requires. Students must complete the first course, Fundamentals of Project Management, before moving on to the second course, Project Management: Practical Application. Each of these courses is taught by a certified PMP with direct work experience in the field.

Previous college-level project management coursework or PMP certification may be used to satisfy the fundamentals class. Prospective students are asked to email the program's representative to learn about other prerequisites. Interested students may also participate in the program's optional PMP Exam study course. Graduates of the program must still take the PMP Exam to be officially certified as PMPs.

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