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Project Management Certificate

Grand View’s fully online Project Management Certificate will prepare students to enter the workforce in a variety of project management roles, including completing initial certification exams while they continue working on their undergraduate studies.

Students will learn project management techniques including scope, budgeting, control, risk management, execution and more. In addition, there is a strong emphasis on scrum techniques, crucial for employers.

Project Managers are among the highest-paid professions in the United States - with a median salary of $116,000 - according to research conducted by Northeastern University. Furthermore, according to research performed by the Project Management Institute, employers will need to fill an average of 2.2 million new project-oriented roles each year through 2027.

Why GVU?

  • Courses are updated every year to keep up with technology and workplace changes.
  • You will learn with other students from across the country, creating diversity in thought and discussion.
  • You will have access to expert faculty eager to help you succeed.
  • You will create a portfolio of learning to showcase your skills for future employers.
  • Students are positioned to take the CAPM exam or the CompTIA Project Management exam.

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Did You Know?

Forbes reports a projection that the growth rate for IT jobs will exceed rate for all other fields by a factor of two. In addition, Forbes cites a World Economic Forum Future of Jobs report that projects four million more “digitally enabled roles” in coming years and echoes other projections that most of the fastest growing roles are in IT. Forbes’ reporting also emphasizes the need for lifelong learning and adaptability among IT professionals as well as trends for employers to look beyond technical skills and assess soft skills.