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Online and Continuing Education Project Management Certificate
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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.

Typical Program Cost*

Average Time to Complete

$4780 39 Weeks (3-4 academic terms)

* There may be additional costs for living expenses or if students take courses over a longer period of time.

Project Management Certificate Overview

The Project Management Certificate program at Linfield College Online and Continuing Education gives you 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. You will gain insight into project planning, implementation, reporting, and completion.

You 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, you will take the PMP or CAPM certification exams.

Employment Opportunities

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 you the freedom to further your education around your 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 are my next steps?

  1. Fill out the Request Information form to learn more.
  2. Schedule a conversation with the admission counselor for this program.
  3. Call 503-883-2213 or email with any questions.
  4. Just apply now if you're ready to invest in your future.



Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ n/a* of debt. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program in the normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Oregon

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