MS Project Management Certificates

UW-Platteville offers two online project management certificates, including the Certificate in Project Management and the Advanced Certificate in Project Management as described below. These certificates are distinct from the Master of Science in Project Management, but credit earned for them may be applied toward completion of the Master of Science in Project Management degree. To earn a certificate, students must complete all of the required courses through UW-Platteville, under the direction of University of Wisconsin-Platteville faculty. Transferred courses and course substitutions are not allowed.

To obtain a certificate, students must

  • Achieve a minimum grade of "C" in each course for the certificate program
  • Complete the certificate program with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Request a certificate from the Distance Learning Center within one year upon completion of the final course in the certificate

Project Management Certificate (9 cr.)

This certificate is designed for people who want a solid foundation in basic project management skills but are not currently pursuing the Master of Science in Project Management. The credits earned for the certificate can be applied toward the master's degree for those who apply and are accepted into the degree program. The Certificate in Project Management is comprised of three courses. Each couse is worth three credits. Students may enroll in these courses as a Special Student.

Together, the courses in this certificate address the various process groups and knowledge areas of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) and provide many of the competencies needed to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam.

Advanced Project Management Certificate (9 cr.)

The advanced certificate is available for those who have mastered basic project management skills and wish to continue their education. Some of the courses have pre-requisites that may be waived for certified Project Management Professionals.

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Advanced Project Management Certificate (9 cr.) for Clarke University MBA Students

Available only to Clarke University MBA students, this Advanced Certificate in Project Management is an ideal way to leverage Clarke's graduate degree in business administration with an additional skill set in the essential field of project management. Eligibility requires prior completion of 18 credits in the Clarke MBA program. Please consult a Clarke University academic advisor and Certificate Agreement with Clarke University for more information.

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