Get a Project Management Certificate Online
Companies in a variety of industries rely on project managers to keep their operations running effectively and efficiently. A project management certificate can give you the skills and knowledge to stay competitive in this lucrative field.
Project Management Certificate Overview
The Project Management Certificate program at Linfield College Online and Continuing Education gives students the tools they need to plan, monitor, and execute projects from start to finish. The program focuses on how budgeting, scheduling, personnel management, risk management, and procurement affect the project process. Students gain insight into project planning, implementation, reporting, and completion.
Certificate students will learn the fundamental practices of project management as outlined in the latest Project Management Body of Knowledge. The PMBOK Guide is issued by the Project Management Institute, the largest project management association in the US. At the end of the program, students will take the PMP or CAPM certification exams.
Project Management Certificate holders are needed in a variety of industries, including information technology, education, healthcare, business, financial services, construction, supply chain management, operations management, and many others.
Who Should Enroll
Students and professionals from any field who wish to develop their capabilities to plan and execute projects will benefit from the project management certificate program.
Courses You Will Take
COMP 120* - Microcomputer Applications / 3 credits
COMP 291 - Project Management I: Fundamentals / 3 credits
COMP 392 - Project Management II: Management Skills, Assessment and Development / 3 credits
COMP 393 - Project Management III: Quality Management Fundamentals / 3 credits
COMP 490 - Capstone Project / 4 credits
*Students can request a waiver for this class or submit a portfolio to challenge the course. To request a waiver, a written document explaining how your background or other extenuating circumstances renders the applicable prerequisite(s) unnecessary must be submitted to the department chair. Information about portfolios can be found here.
For a list of courses offered this academic year view the Year Long Plan.
Why Linfield College?
Linfield College Online and Continuing Education offers students the freedom to further their education around their current schedule and obligations since courses are 100% online. This means you can pursue your certification on your own time and on your own terms. We are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and our online degree and certificate programs have a higher completion rate than the national average.
Linfield College has been offering online courses for more than 10 years, and we offer students the support they need to succeed—including IT support to troubleshoot computer issues and keep you connected, library and research assistance, and even tutoring assistance, if needed. Our faculty members are highly knowledgeable in their respective fields and committed to academic excellence and student success.
Each student at Linfield College is assigned a faculty advisor upon enrollment to offer guidance and support until graduation, and career services are available to help you make connections in your field. Our courses at Linfield College are affordable and financial aid for online programs is available.
I’d like to find out more. What is the next step?
If you would like some more information on the Project Management Certificate program at Linfield College, our admission counselors are happy to assist you. Interested students can fill out the Request Information form or call 503-883-2213 to connect with an admission counselor. Alternatively, those ready to invest in their future may apply now.