Project Management Certificate (Career)

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Program Manager: Dr. Susan McMaster
Phone: 240.629.7978

Program Description

Prepares students for entry level employment in careers requiring basic business and project management skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competence discovering, applying, and thinking critically about basic business, accounting, and computing concepts and trends.
  • Identify and analyze ethical issues in business.
  • Communicate effectively using multiple communication methods (oral, written, graphic, and electronic).
  • Apply computing technologies to solve business problems. 

Program Requirements

Departmental Requirements
ACCT 100Business Accounting3
or ACCT 101 Principles of Accounting I
BMGT 103Introduction to Business3
BMGT 120Business Communications3
BMGT 227Principles of Management3
BMGT 290Project Management3
CMIS 101Information Systems and Technology3
BMGT 100Spreadsheet Applications3
ElectivesAny BMGT, ACCT, or ECON course3
Total Credits24

Transfer Note

For more information on careers and transfer, contact the Career and Academic Planning Services office at 301.846.2471 or visit Transfer Services.

Guided Pathway to Success (GPS)

Suggested schedules map your path to degree completion.

Students should meet with an advisor each semester to carefully select and sequence courses based on their specific academic goals and interests. Visit Jefferson Hall or call 301.846.2471 for advising.

Plan of Study Grid
Recommended First SemesterCredits
BMGT 103 Introduction to Business 3
ACCT 101
Principles of Accounting I
or Business Accounting
BMGT 120 Business Communications 3
CMIS 101 Information Systems and Technology 3
Recommended Second Semester
BMGT 227 Principles of Management 3
BMGT 290 Project Management 3
BMGT 100 Spreadsheet Applications 3
ElectiveAny ACCT, BMGT, or ECON course 3
 Total Credits24

Part-time Students

Part-time students should complete courses in the order listed on the pathway. Please contact program manager for questions about part-time status.

Students who take fewer than 15 credits each semester or who require developmental English or Math coursework will need additional semesters to complete their degrees. Summer term and January session classes may help students to make faster progress.

Pathway Legend

Milestone - courses with the Milestone notation should be taken within the recommend credit range to stay on track for program completion.

Fall, Spring, Summer - courses with a Fall, Spring, or Summer notation indicate the course is offered in the specified semester only.