"The knowledge I obtained throughout the UM Project Management Professional Certificate Program is priceless. It was interactive, practical, and enjoyable."

Klemen Ferjan, Program Graduate

Project Management Professional Certificate Program

The University of Miami Project Management Professional Certificate Program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for all facets of the project management process across a broad spectrum of disciplines. The program is designed for those considering project management as a career, those who engage in project management in the workplace, and those interested in becoming a Project Management Professional® (PMP®). It is also well-suited for professionals who lead, support, or participate with individuals who perform project management.

The program’s curriculum focuses on the core competencies outlined by the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Students will gain a comprehensive foundation of essential skills and learn from certified Project Management Professionals. The program is also approved for 45 professional development units (PDUs) by PMI® for those seeking recertification.

In addition, digital badges are also available to graduates, allowing them to highlight and share their acquired skills and competencies with their current or future employers.


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Program Benefits

Gain the knowledge needed to manage a project throughout all key stages of the process

Understand the professional conduct expected by industry professionals and the PMI®

Build an ePortfolio to showcase proficiencies and milestones completed during the program

Display your accomplishments with digital badges that you can share with potential employers

Receive a certificate from the University of Miami

Complete the program in 12 weeks

At A Glance

The Project Management Certificate Professional Program’s flexible curriculum design allows participants to simulate a project within their industry of choice while engaging in the steps outlined by the PMI®. It offers a solid foundation of fundamental skills, including project-related intelligence, time management, and project analysis, adaptable and applicable across various projects in multiple industries. The program is not an exam-preparation program but offers a comprehensive education, spanning all phases and aspects of project management.

Graduates of the program will gain proficiency in the PMBOK® Guide’s processes of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing a project.

Upon completing the program, students will receive an email with instructions on how to collect their badge. Once collected, students can display their badge on social media sites, such as LinkedIn. Any potential employer can click on the badge for a list of specific skills associated with the respective certificate received.

For more information about our career and professional development badging, please call 305-284-4000.

The program is 12 weeks long. For more information, call 305-284-4000 to connect with an enrollment advisor.

No specific education or experience is required.

The tuition of the fully online program is $3495. Books are not included in the tuition cost. For more information, call 305-284-4000 to connect with an enrollment advisor.

Financial assistance and payment plans are available for this program. To learn more, speak to an enrollment advisor at 305-284-4000.

This program is offered through the University of Miami Division of Continuing and International Education’s Office of Professional Advancement. The Division aims to empower people to reach their full potential through lifelong and lifewide learning. With more than 70 credit and non-credit programs available, the Division focuses on creating continuous learning experiences that transform individuals, organizations, and entire communities. For more information, visit dcie.miami.edu and connect with the Division on Facebook and Twitter.