This certificate is part of the Business AAAS and is designed to be a step towards a degree. By completing the Project Management Certificate of Completion, you will have gained a highly sought-after skill in today's workplace; including both traditional and agile project management techniques.

Completion Award
Certificate of Completion
Length of Study
15 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring
Online, On Campus

  1. Understand the role of Business in society and the importance of Project Management
  2. Facilitate the primary constraints of scope, time, quality and budget
  3. Optimize the allocation of necessary inputs and integrate them to meet pre-defined objectives
  4. Develop Project Management assessments and reports for project progress

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A project manager is a professional in the field of project management. Project managers have the responsibility for planning, execution and closing of any project, typically relating to construction industry, engineering, architecture, computing and telecommunications. Many other fields in production engineering, design engineering and heavy industry have project managers.

A project manager is the person accountable for accomplishing the stated project objectives. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the triple constraint for projects, which is cost, time and scope.

Potential employers include: Project managers (PMs) are key employees in such industries as construction, engineering, architecture, manufacturing and real estate development. Many opportunities for project managers exist in high tech, biotech or pharmaceutical companies. For example, project managers are responsible for launching new products, developing new technologies and managing alliance programs with strategic partners. Large corporations such as insurance companies and banks may also hire project managers to manage the implementation of new standards or practices in their many branch offices. Internet companies often look for project managers to oversee site launches or the development of new applications. 

Estimated Tuition & Fees

(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)

Per Quarter
WA-Resident Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
1 credit $150.18 $246.87 $337.97 $166.09
5 credits $658.90 $1,142.35 $1,597.85 $738.45
12 credits (full-time) $1,418.96 $2,393.98 $3,312.20 $1,579.76
15 credits $1,592.00 $2,579.20 $3,508.25 $1,755.35

¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Additional Fees
Approximately $20 - $120 per quarter, depending on courses selected

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