Prepare for the PMP Certification

Develop the skills to become a certified project manager by completing the Mount’s part-time graduate certificate in project management. Students learn how to successfully navigate risk and establish leadership.

Credit hours earned at the Mount count toward your Project Management Professional (PMP) exam prerequisites. Courses include:

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Leadership
  • Project Portfolios
  • Directed Study
All certificate credits may also be applied toward earning your Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Mount.

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Format & Details

Format & Details

The Mount’s program is designed for working adults. As a student in the program you will:

  • Finish in only 10 months. Five courses are offered sequentially, allowing you to focus on one class at a time. Courses are offered in accelerated 8-week sessions beginning in August.
  • Attend convenient classes. Meet part-time one night per week (6-9:30 p.m.). Our Frederick campus is minutes from I-70 and I-270, near the FSK Mall.
  • Receive support from classmates and faculty. Up to 24 students begin and end the program together, allowing you to connect with classmates.
  • Work toward your master’s degree. All certificate credits may be applied to a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.
Affordability

Affordability

$9,520
Total cost of program tuition.* No additional fees.

  • Cost is based on 15 credits (5 classes) at $635 per credit
  • $23,495 is the total cost if the certificate is taken in combination with the 37-credit MBA (additional 7 courses)*
  • No application fee

Financial Aid
Students may seek financial assistance through federal and state funded programs, private loan providers, employer tuition remission or reimbursement, or deferment of undergraduate loans.

*Tuition represents 2017-18 rates. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Admissions & Application

Admissions & Application

Classes begin: August
Admissions: Rolling
Priority Application Deadline: 6 weeks prior to start of first course
No application fee

Admissions Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Students must demonstrate one of the following:
    • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher or
    • Five full years of relevant work experience or
    • 500 minimum score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Application Materials:

  • Free online application
  • Official undergraduate transcript(s) from all accredited four-year institutions attended after high school
  • Résumé detailing professional experience
  • GMAT score (if required based on GPA or work experience)
Send application materials to:

Graduate Business Programs
Mount St. Mary’s University
5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703

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Gainful Employment Disclosure
While the majority of our students choose to earn a post baccalaureate certificate in addition to a graduate degree, some opt for a stand alone certificate program. For those opting to take only the certificate program additional information is provided and required by the federal government regarding program costs, financing, success rate and related occupations. See the Gainful Employment Disclosure information for the Forensic Accounting Program.