Online Project Management Certificate

Earn your project management certificate online

CSU's online project management certificate program uses the same curriculum and is taught by the same faculty as the in-classroom section in Denver, but is condensed to a 16-week schedule for busy, working professionals.

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Advance your career in nearly any industry

Discover critical tools and techniques to work in a dynamic project management environment, and learn to run projects on time and under budget with standard, worldwide-recognized processes. Instructors working in the industry as project managers bring valuable real-world knowledge to the classroom using a comprehensive, integrated five-module curriculum based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide*).

Project management skills are in high demand, and when you earn your project management certificate online, you gain applicable skills to effectively execute projects and identify and manage project risk in virtually any field, including:

  • architecture,
  • biotechnology,
  • construction,
  • engineering,
  • finance,
  • information technology,
  • manufacturing,
  • government,
  • pharmaceuticals,
  • real estate development,
  • and telecommunications.

Add to your professional credentials

With this online project management certificate, you will complete a project that integrates and applies lessons from each unit. You can use this portfolio piece and the certificate credential you earn to demonstrate your competency as a project manager.

The program can also help you earn your project management certification. It qualifies as the prerequisite requirement for taking the Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam, which can result in highly regarded credentials awarded by the Project Management Institute (PMI), including the Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and the Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM®). Let CSU help you gain the knowledge to pass the PMP Exam and stand out from the crowd with valuable credentials. (PMP® is a registered certification mark of Project Management Institute, Inc.)

The textbooks are required to be purchased separately by the student:

  • A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 6th Edition
  • PMP Certification: A Beginner's Guide, 3rd Edition

Envision your future

Students who have taken this certificate program are employed by the following organizations (partial list):

  • AAA Colorado
  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools
  • Advanced Energy
  • AGS Construction, Inc.
  • AORN
  • Banner Health
  • Calfrac Well Services
  • Center for Work, Education and Employment
  • City of Colorado Springs
  • City of Fort Collins
  • Climax Molybdenum
  • Colorado Dept. of Labor and Employment
  • CO Energy Office
  • Comcast
  • Constellation HomeBuilder Systems, Inc.
  • Continental Data Graphics
  • Denver Health and Hospital Authority
  • Economic Development Administration
  • Entitlement and Engineering Solutions, Inc.
  • EnviroFinance Group, LLC
  • Halliburton
  • The Hertz Corporation
  • HUD
  • International Risk Group
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Level 3 Communications
  • MillerCoors, LLC
  • New Century Software
  • New Hope Natural Media
  • Newmont Mining Corporation
  • OtterBox
  • Paragon Construction Co.
  • Perigee Consulting, Inc.
  • Platte Canyon School District
  • Platte River Power Authority
  • Quantum Corporation
  • Scottrade
  • Seagate Technology
  • Starwood Hotels and Resorts
  • Strad Energy Services
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mtn. Regional Office
  • University Physicians
  • Vistronix, Inc.
  • Yahoo
  • ZoZo Group, LLC