Graduate Certificates

We are pleased to offer a stand-alone graduate certificate that will enhance your knowledge and provide you with a certification to keep you at the leading edge of your profession.   This certificate is also designed to dovetail with the MBA program so after you complete the certificate you can continue taking classes to complete an MBA with that concentration. 

The certificate available is: 

Project Management

You can invest in yourself to increase your project management knowledge and professional marketability by earning the Graduate Certificate in Project Management! Here are the details:

The College of Business offers a Graduate Certificate in Project Management.

  • This graduate certificate is designed for professionals wishing to increase their job skills through the knowledge of formal project management methodology as demonstrated through a mastery of the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).
  • It is designed for MBA students wishing to broaden their skills or to have their skills recognized through a certificate program.  It is also appropriate for students from other disciplines interested in broadening their knowledge of the use of project management within organizations.
  • Courses focus on the application of project management methodology within public and private sector organizations.
  • This certificate program requires 14 hours of graduate credit, plus non-credit coursework in Microsoft Project® and/or the successful completion of the 'Microsoft Specialist: Managing Projects with Microsoft Project®' certification. The non-credit Microsoft Project® Basics and Advanced coursework and the required certification may be taken prior to admission to the certificate program.  Certification in Microsoft Project® or a similar commercial project management software will satisfy this course requirement.

Requirements for a Graduate Certificate in Project Management:

Academic Credit Courses

MG 585 - Project Management (3 hours)
MG 685 - Cases in Applied Project Management (3 hours)
MG 670 - Leadership and Team Building (3 hours)
MG 602 - Leadership and MBA Essentials (2 hours)
MG, MK, FI, EC, CIS or AC 698 - Independent Study - Capstone Project (3 hours)

Non-Academic Credit Courses

  • Microsoft Office Project® Basics and Advanced courses offered by UNA's Office of Continuing Education.  Certification in Microsoft Project® or a similar commercial project management software product received before or during the program will also satisfy this requirement.
  • Achieve certification in 'Microsoft Specialist: Managing Projects with Microsoft Project®'.  The payment and scheduling of the certification exam is handled externally by the student and documentation of successful completion is required.  Certification in a similar commercial project management software certification will also satisfy this requirement.
  • Admission to the certificate program is required or current enrollment in the MBA program at UNA. Admitted MBA students may apply for the certificate program through the Center for Learning and Professional Development.  Applicants not currently enrolled in the MBA program who would like to pursue the certificate will be required to meet the admission criteria of the MBA Program or the Executive MBA at UNA.
  • Admission requires formal application through the standard University procedures before applying for the certificate program.

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