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Project Management, Postgraduate Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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The graduate certificate in project management from University of Maryland University College allows you to develop advanced business management skills while building expertise for project management certification.

About

The project management certificate curriculum is aligned with certifications from the Project Management Institute. Your courses will give you the tools you need to take on leadership roles in today's workplace. You'll also learn relevant skills you can apply on the job immediately.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to

  • Initiate, plan, track, and close projects
  • Manage the schedule of a complex project and conflicts that arise
  • Perform quantitative analyses and manage risks involved in complex projects
  • Coach and mentor employees
  • Manage culturally diverse work environments
  • Assess performance at the individual, group, and organization levels

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC
  • Foundations of Project Management
  • Quantitative Methods in Project Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Quality Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Earn a minimum score of 550 on the written version or 79 on the Internet version on the Test of English as a Foreign Language as well as a minimum score of 4 on the Test of Written English, except for the Internet-based TOEFL, where no TWE is required; the TOEFL score recovery code for UMUC is 5804
  • Earn a minimum overall score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System; must include the academic writing and academic reading modules
  • Earn a minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam
  • Submit a transcript indicating completion of at least 12 credits of graduate coursework within the past two years, with a grade of B or higher.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National Applies to you

    458 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 458 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below: Federal loans: $43,574 Private education loans: $0 Institutional financing plan: $0

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