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CertificateCertificate & Executive Certificate Programs

The Academic Division of UMT offers Certificate and Executive Certificate programs in various fields. The courses listed in each program are focused on professional skill development and/or attaining academic knowledge.

Certificate and Executive Certificate programs are valuable for people who want to acquire marketable skills quickly in important areas where there are good job prospects. While the courses in these programs are academically rigorous, students can earn their certificates quickly without pursuing the full curriculum of a degree program.

UMT’s Certificate Program is based on courses offered at the undergraduate level, while its Executive Certificate Program is built on graduate level courses. Upon successful completion of their program, students will be awarded a certificate or executive certificate, not a degree.  To receive a Certificate, students must complete the courses with at least a 2.0 GPA.  To recieve an Executive Certificate, students must complete the courses with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Transfer credit and course substitutions are not allowed for either Certificate or Executive Certificate programs.

Because the courses studied in the program are academically rigorous and earn academic credits, students may apply these courses toward a degree program at UMT or at other schools of their choice depending on the credit transfer rules employed by those schools.

A high school education is the only entry requirement needed to enroll in the Certificate programs and a Bachlor's Degree is the only entry requirement to enroll in the Executive Certificate programs.

Certificate Programs  

Executive Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Project Management
Today, employees with project management skills are in great demand. Fortune magazine has identified project management as "the career path of choice."

The Graduate Certificate in Project Management program is designed to meet the needs of project leaders and managers from the private and public sectors. It consists of 7 self-paced online academic courses that are designed for students who want to improve their project management knowledge and skills but do not have time to attend a full degree program. Participants attend regular degree courses.
This program is designed for students who have at least a bachelor's degree and requires formal admission into UMT. The program was developed by a faculty team under the leadership of Dr. J. Davidson Frame, a world-renowned project management expert. For two decades, Dr. Frame and fellow UMT instructors have educated more than 30,000 managers in this area.
Required Courses
COMM 500 Communication and Soft Skills
MGT 550 Project Management
MGT 551 Planning and Control
MGT 552 Project Finance and Budgeting
MGT 553 Risk and Quality Management
MGT 554 Contracts and Procurement
MGT 650 Management of Major Programs
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