Our Certificate in Procurement & Contracts Management provides advanced training in the field of procurement and contracts management. The 18-credit graduate certificate (6 courses) focuses on the core competencies recognized by the National Contract Management Association. The certificate can be completed in 12 months by enrolling in 2 courses per term.
Why Procurement & Contracts Management?
The certificate addresses the expanding needs of private industry and local, state, and federal agencies for professionally trained procurement/contracting officers, contracts administrators, and negotiators.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall employment in the field is projected to grow by 7 percent through 2022. Opportunities to advance in the field are often directly related to individuals seeking continuing education or advanced training.
Who Should Enroll?
The certificate is ideal for mid-level and senior professionals looking to stay ahead of the competition, advance in their career, or increase their earning potential. Students wishing to complete the certificate with no prior procurement and contracting experience are advised to enroll in PC 4010 before beginning courses in this certificate. Completion of the certificate demonstrates evidence of specialized educational achievement in procurement and contracts management.
For those individuals just entering the field of procurement and contracts management, please consider our undergraduate Certificate in Procurement and Contracts Management.
The School also offers an undergraduate / post-baccalaureate Certificate in Federal Acquisition.
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