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Carl Schwab

Certificate in Project Management

Because the program was organized asynchronously, you could always find time in your schedule to complete your assignments.

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.

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Molly Mimier

Certificates in Project Management and Procurement and Contracts Management

My professors all work during the day in contract and project management, so their courses were highly relevant and up to date.

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.

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Ryan Vesey

Certificate in Project Management

Completing the graduate Certificate in Project Management gave me the trajectory I was looking for.

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.”

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Steven Soares

Graduate Certificate in Project Management 

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

Taking an online class from Veteran Steven Soares is an immersive experience, thanks to his own desire to learn and his passion for teaching others.

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