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Project Management Graduate Certificate

The Department of Leadership and Organizational Administration offers a 9-hour graduate certificate in Project Management. 

This online program is designed for professionals who have already earned a Bachelor's degree and would like to earn a graduate credential while building skills in project management. The nine-hour graduate certificate can be earned in as little as two eight-week terms.  Completion of this certificate will allow students to transition directly into the Master of Science in Leadership, if desired.  The certificate classes will count as three of the ten courses required for the MPS degree.

Students will complete this 9-hour program by taking three online courses, including one core course in project management and two elective courses, as outlined below:

Core course (3 hours):

LDSP 5420 Applied Project Management

Choose two electives (6 hours):

LDSP 5060 Communication Skills for Organizational Administration

LDSP 5105 Project Planning and Scheduling

LDSP 5110 Organizational Innovation

LDSP 5200 Organizational Culture, Politics, and Change

LDSP 5300 Survey of Best Practices in Leadership

LDSP 5560 Small Group Leadership

LDSP 5700 Conflict Management and Negotiation

Upon completion of the Project Management Certificate, students will be able to:

Interested in applying to this program? View the criteria for admission to this program in APSU's Graduate Bulletin.  To apply for admission, click here

To learn more about this program, contact our Graduate Coordinator:

Dr. Kathryn Woods, Associate Professor for Leadership and Organizational Administration

Email: woodsk@apsu.edu