Procurement & Contracts Management - Undergraduate

The online undergraduate Certificate in Procurement and Contracts Management provides students with the principles for effective procurement and contracts management essential to all organizations.

  • Schedule & Format

    • Part Time
    • Online
    • 18 Undergraduate Credits / 6 Courses
    On average, students take two courses a term, including the summer, to complete the certificate in 12 months.

    Annual Course Schedule

  • Available Online

    When you enroll in an online course, you'll find support and collaboration every step of the way. Our goal is to deliver an exceptional student experience wherever you are. 

    Learning Online

  • Admission Requirements

    Individuals with a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent are invited to apply.
    Fall: July 1
    Spring: November 1
    Summer: April 1

    Admission Details

  • Tuition

    Estimated Cost of Certificate
    In State: $6,840
    Out of State: $15,876

    Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.

    Eligible for Active Duty Military Rate of $250 per credit hour (in state and out of state)

    Tuition Details

Who Should Enroll?

The Certificate in Procurement & Contracts Management is ideal for individuals just entering the field of procurement and contracts management. 

For individuals with an undergraduate or advanced degree, and experience in the field of procurement and contracts management, the graduate Certificate in Procurement & Contracts Management is recommended.  

Coursework focuses on the core competencies recognized by the National Contract Management Association


Steve Gordon, a highly respected expert in procurement and contracts management, is passionate about the field because he sees it as a foundational function of effective government. And with baby boomers retiring, there is a huge need for a new generation to step in and take responsibility for procurement. 

Meet Our Faculty

Stephen Gordon

Stephen Gordon

UVA’s certificate programs in procurement and contracts management have an excellent reputation.

Student Stories

Our students and alumni can tell you about the impact our degrees and certificates have had on their lives and careers.
Molly Mimier

Molly Mimier

Relevant material, relevant program

Molly Mimier knew she needed to gain more skills to land the career that would allow her to fulfill her passion for helping others. Molly earned two Certificates--Project Management and Procurement and Contracts Management and spent time working in Peru as a foreign service officer helping to protect the environment.

Carl Schwab

Carl Schwab

Leads his team with confidence

Carl Schwab oversees an eight-person project management office for the Navy Federal Credit Union, the world's largest credit union. The Certificate in Project Management helped Carl pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. He now attributes his success and credibility within his organization to the program.