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In today’s fast-paced business world, having strong project management skills is vital, no matter the role or industry you work in. Professionals who can keep projects running on time and on budget are critical to a project’s—and an organization’s—success.

Whether you’re a current project manager, aspire to a career as a project manager, or want to sharpen your project management skills for your current role, Northeastern’s Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management can help.

Our certificate program provides a valuable development opportunity to learn practical, in-demand project management skills, along with a fundamental understanding of project management theory, communication, organizational behavior, and management principles.

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Unique Features

  • Study 100% online from almost anywhere.
  • Enhance your resumé with real-world projects that provide practical, in-demand skills.
  • Stack your certificate credits into our BS in Project Management program and receive two university credentials upon completion of your bachelor’s degree.
  • Combine your certificate with your Year Up credits, allowing you to transfer 52 credits into our BS in Project Management program.

Career Outlook

Graduates from the Certificate in Project Management will be prepared to enter entry level jobs in organizations as a:

  • Project manager
  • Associate project manager
  • PM assistant
  • Project administrator
  • Project coordinator
  • PMO specialist
  • Project controller

Working professionals will also gain project management skills they can integrate into any career that involves project-based work.


General Requirements

Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management General Requirements
PJM 1100 - Project Management Fundamentals - Project Initiation and Close 
PJM 1400 - Project Planning 
PJM 2000 - Project Monitoring and Control 
PJM 2100 - Quality and Risk 
CMN 1100 - Organizational Communication 
MGT 1100 - Introduction to Business 
MGT 2100 - Principles of Management 
MGT 2310 - Organizational Behavior 

Experiential Learning

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.


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Industry-Aligned Faculty

Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.

Connie Emerson
Associate Teaching Professor
Christopher Bolick
Assistant Academic Specialist


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Financial Info

The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.

  • $541 Cost Per Credit