Project Management Graduate Certificate

Project Management Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in project management is intended for people who are working, or who aspire to work, managing projects. Students in the program include working professionals in IT, Healthcare, Business, Engineering, Hospitality, and many others. Project Management skills complement almost any career, and Ohio University is here to help you advance yours. For current undergraduate students, we also offer a Project Management Undergraduate Certificate.

The Project Management Graduate Certificate is offered 100% online. For many students, the Certificate serves as a pathway toward admission to the Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) program. Graduate-level courses taken in the Certificate may transfer to the MSPM, upon admission. For more information, visit

online coursework
credits in 3 courses
Begin any semester with rolling admissions

Who should apply?

This certificate is ideal for early to mid-career professionals who need project management training to improve their on-the-job project management and leadership skills. Participants will:

Improve project planning and execution

Enhance your communication with leadership and team members

Prepare to earn certifications like PMP® and CAPM® 

Provide immediate value to your organization

PMP® and CAPM® are registered marks of The Project Management Institute, Inc.

Required Courses

PM 6100 – Project Management I

Project Management I provides a foundation of modern project management methods.

PM 6200 – Project Management II

Project Management II is a strategic project management class, focused on project execution.

PM 6500 – Change and Risk Management

Change and Risk Management is about leveraging modern tools and techniques to enable organizational changes required by your projects and to avoid project failure through risk management strategies.

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