Certificate in Project Management

Certificate Program

On-Campus & Online Formats

Develop the communication skills and real-world practices required to successfully lead teams that deliver projects on time, on budget, and within scope.

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Certificate in Project Management

Please note: All classes will be held in an online format for the Summer term.

The Certificate in Project Management is a distinctive program that helps professionals become more accomplished, qualified, and effective managers in their fields. While our program is built on the core processes defined in the Project Management Institute’s “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge,” there’s also a strong emphasis on helping you develop the people skills and real-world practices required to successfully manage projects on time, on budget, and within scope.

Led by a faculty of industry experts and practitioners, our program equips you with the skills and best practices that position you to add value to any organization. You’ll leave the program as a more effective, strategic, and confident project manager.

  • Ideal for

    Mid- and senior-level professionals

  • Duration

    As little as 2 weeks, up to 2 years

  • Tuition


  • Format

    On-campus, online, or intensive

  • Schedule

    Varies by format

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

This section has testimonials from current students and alumni.

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    The demanding and fast-paced curriculum in the program exceeded my expectations and gave me the tools and knowledge to manage projects more effectively. The instructors were knowledgeable, responsive, and applied the course curriculum to real-life scenarios.”

    Megan Hayes Project Management
  • The team-building projects encouraged broader understanding of PM knowledge. The instructor was really helpful in the simplification of what would otherwise be considered technical jargon.”

    Alecyaa Tamara Project Management

Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the role of the project manager in driving innovation
  • Demonstrate the use of standard project management tools and techniques
  • Analyze and plan large and small projects
  • Effectively lead project teams
  • Produce project scope
  • Interrelate project scheduling, planning, and prioritization

Students who complete the certificate program will satisfy the education requirements needed to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam.

Georgetown University has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), Georgetown University has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. PMBOK and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.