Project Management Certificate
The Department of Leadership and Organizational Administration offers the online graduate certificate in Project Management. The certificate is offered exclusively online and admits for all terms on the Clarksville and Ft. Campbell campuses.
This online program is designed for professionals who have already earned a Bachelor's degree and would like to earn a graduate credential while building skills in project management. The nine-hour graduate certificate can be earned in as little as two eight-week terms.
Why complete a certificate in Project Management (PMP)?
Upon completion of the Project Management Certificate, students will be able to:
Prepare and apply for the PMI PMP®/CAPM® Exam (Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional/Certified Associate in Project Management exam)
Effectively apply information from the PMBOK® Guide to simulated projects
Utilize proven project, administrative, and leadership methodologies on projects in various environments/industries
Students will complete this 9-hour program by taking three online courses, including one core course in project management and two elective courses, outlined below:
Required Core Course
Applied Project Management
Elective Courses (Select Two)
Communication Skills for Organizational Administration
Project Planning and Scheduling
Organizational Culture, Politics, and Change
Completion of this certificate will allow students to transition directly into the Master of Professional Studies in Strategic Leadership, if desired. The certificate classes will count as three of the ten courses required for the Masters of Professional Studies in Strategic Leadership degree.
Students applying to the Project Management certificate program should meet the following admission requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree, conferred in any field, from a regionally accredited institution
- Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5
- Choose ONE of the following:
- Admissions Portfolio - Applicants may submit a portfolio in lieu of the GRE. The portfolio must include a current resume, a personal essay detailing the student's personal/professional goals as they relate to completing the MPS program, and two letters of professional and/or academic reference. Applicants must upload or submit the portfolio to the Office of Graduate Admissions.
- Minimum GRE revised General Test scores of: Verbal - 140, Quantitative - 140, and Analytical Writing - 2.5
- Documents Required for Admission:
- Application for admission
- Application Fee: $45 domestic or $55 international
- Official transcripts from all colleges attended
- Official GRE scores (or) Admissions Portfolio [in lieu of GRE scores]
- Admission decision by department