Project Management Certificate

Project management

What is Project Management?

Project management is a growing profession that is used by every industry. Skilled project managers lead initiatives that improve productivity, financial performance, process improvement and more.

The demand for certified PMP® and CAPM® professionals grows every year. According to the Project Management Institute® (PMI), by 2020 an estimated 15.7 million new project management roles will be added globally, putting job-seeking credential holders at a serious advantage.



Still not sure project management is right for you? Take our quiz to learn how project management can help you achieve your goals.

By earning your Project Management Certificate from UofL, you will walk away with a new skill set that can help you build better outcomes in your career and your personal life.


  • Click to Show/HideLearn from Project Management Practitioners and World-class Instructors

    Our project management courses are taught by certified Project Management Professionals® who practice project management on a daily basis. Their real-world experience means you learn from professionals with a depth of practical knowledge and tools.


    Chuck Millhollan, Project Management Lead Instructor

    “We’ve known for years what causes projects to fail. If you know that, doesn’t it make sense to train and learn to help you overcome those typical causes of project failures? Our curriculum is built to overcome those.”

    - Chuck Millhollan

    Project Management Lead Instructor



  • Click to Show/HideApply What You Learn in the Real World

    In the program, you will be given the opportunity to solve project management problems and practically apply what you’re learning. Working with your classmates, you will be able to come up with solutions, execute your plan, and get immediate feedback from your peers and instructors. This hands-on learning experience with real business challenges will enable you to apply what you learn as soon as you get back to work (or in personal projects).


    Christine Vaughan, Project Management Certificate Holder

    “To be taught something, try it out, and the next week to come in and say ‘that worked’ or ‘that didn’t work’ and to have real time to discuss and learn about it instead of just getting a certification and figuring it our as you go was really valuable.”

    - Christine Vaughan

    Project Management Certificate Holder



  • Click to Show/HideBuild A Network of Peers

    Program participants come from a variety of industries and professional backgrounds. You will learn from one another’s experiences and be able to take that knowledge and utilize it in your organization’s projects.


    Christine Vaughan, Project Management Certificate Holder

    “I left feeling like if I have a question or I’m confused about something I know there are people I can reach out to. I know I have trusted sources. Being in the class made you feel like you were part of something that could go on if you needed it.”

    - Christine Vaughan

    Project Management Certificate Holder



  • Click to Show/HideLeave with Templates and Tools

    From worksheets to process documents, you will have access to various templates and tools that will make managing the projects in your life easier.


    Christine Vaughan, Project Management Certificate Holder

    “The program is laid out so that when you complete your certificate, you will have tools you can use on a daily basis.”

    - H. Ray Pait, Jr.




Your Project Management Plan

Earn Your Certificate from UofL

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  • Complete the Fundamentals of Project Management ($655) and Project Management: Practical Application ($1,960) seminars.
  • Total program fee is $2,615 and includes both seminars and materials. Download a justification letter to request funding from your employer [DOCX].
  • Choose your session: Spring or Fall (16 sessions, meets on Thursdays) or Summer Intensive (8 weeks, meets weekly on Mondays and Thursdays).
  • In-person, evening classes take place on UofL’s ShelbyHurst Campus from 6-9 p.m.
  • By completing your certificate, you will fulfill the formal education requirements needed to apply for the Project Management Professional® (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management® (CAPM) exams.
  • You will also earn a total of 48 hours/professional development units (PDUs).

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If we haven’t answered all your questions, contact us, review our FAQs, or read how UofL Project Management Certificate holders were able to build better outcomes in their lives.





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