Online Graduate Certificate in Project Management

The online graduate Certificate in Project Management provides a core framework and information on how to apply a wide range of tools in order to be an effective project manager.

  • Schedule & Format

    • Part Time
    • Online
    • 18 Graduate 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

    Bachelor's Degree
    Individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree are invited to apply. 

    Fall: July 1
    Spring: November 1
    Summer: April 1

    Admission Details

  • Tuition

    Estimated Cost of Certificate
    In State: $8,244
    Out of State: $15,660

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

    Tuition Details

Who Should Enroll?

The Certificate in Project Management is ideal for individuals required to manage projects, but possess a limited understanding of project management as a discipline.

Courses focus on the core competencies recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). UVA is a registered education provider with PMI. PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. 


Taking an online class from Steven Soares is an immersive experience, thanks to his own desire to learn and his passion for teaching others. An expert in project management, Soares teaches a number of online courses for the graduate Certificate in Project Management and the undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology.

Meet Our Faculty

Steven Soares

Steven Soares

As a teacher, you have to decide where you want to take your students and guide them along that path...

Student Stories

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

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.