Project Management Proficiency Certificate

The Project Management Proficiency Certificate prepares students to enter the project management workforce. Students will learn the management principles and theories that put them on the path towards a rewarding project management career in various industries, such as health care, information technology, construction, finance, and advertising. Students gain hands-on experience through various course assignments and requirements. The Project Management Proficiency Certificate offers courses that develop skills in project management, communications, agile project management, and organizational leadership. The courses in the certificate also apply towards the Business Leadership A.A.S. degree.
 
Upon completion of the certificate, students will be prepared to take the Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM from the Project Management Institute) exam, providing a competitive and financial advantage in the job market. Graduates of the program are prepared for positions such as IT program support specialist, project manager, emergency response project manager, marketing communications coordinator, and member relations administrator.

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General and Operations Managers – est. salary $134,098
Marketing Managers – est. salary $156,067
Management Analyst – est. salary $97,197
Document Management Specialists – est. salary  $90,612

EMSI Data, 2020; Philadelphia County, PA; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Project Management Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.
Course Number and Name Credits Advisory notes Course Type
PJMT 110 - Foundations of Project Management 3 credits Prerequisite for PJMT 140, PJMT 220, and BUSL 215  
PJMT 130 - Project Management Communications 3 credits Prerequisite for BUSL 215  
PJMT 140 - Emerging Trends in Project Management 3 credits Prerequisite for PJMT 220  
PJMT 220 - Advanced Project Management 3 credits Prerequisite for PJMT 240  
BUSL 215 - Organizational Leadership 3 credits    
PJMT 240 - Project Management Work Experience 3 credits    

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