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 / Out of State: $9,468

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

    This program is not eligible for financial aid.

    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®). Students with PMI® certifications can earn up to 45 PDUs per course. PSPM and PSLP courses are eligible.   

UVA is a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P). 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.

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.
Ryan Vesey

Ryan Vesey

VCU graduate completes certificate to advance

Capital One encourages its employees to pursue professional development opportunities, and Vesey decided that project management would be the next logical step forward. “I liked that UVA offered an online program that I could fit into my schedule,” he said. “And I thought that a credential from the University of Virginia would be particularly meaningful.”

Molly Mimier

Molly Mimier

Relevant material, relevant program

Molly Mimier knew she needed to acquire more skills to fulfill her passion for helping others. She earned two certificates--Project Management and Procurement and Contracts Management and spent time working in Peru helping to protect the environment.