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Online Project Management Certificate

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Powerful skills for project management professionals

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Expert faculty

Marketable skills

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  • Duration 1 year
  • Cost per credit $824
  • Credit hours 12

Program Benefits

  • No application fee
  • Six start dates per year

An online certificate program for project management professionals

Gain a competitive advantage with Brenau University’s 100% online Project Management Certificate program. You’ll learn in flexible courses and receive support from expert faculty members who are committed to your success. Gain skills and knowledge to supplement your education and advance your project management career. In just one year, you’ll learn to manage teams, stakeholders and complex projects. From here, you can.

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Go further with an online certificate.

By supplementing your education with a 100% online Project Management Certificate from Brenau University, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to stand out as a project manager. On average, professionals who hold a Project Management Certificate earn $88,000 per year,1 much higher than the national average of $58,260.2 After completing this certificate, you can expect to pursue roles such as project manager ($77,736/year3) or project management specialist ($94,500/year4).

Gain practical project management skills

5 courses

12 total credit hours

Brenau’s 100% online Project Management Certificate includes five courses taught by industry experts who bring a student-centered approach to teaching. Complete the curriculum in just one year and learn to manage complex projects, lead teams, work with stakeholders and more.

Course spotlights:

  • PM 620 Project Management Professional
  • PM 700 Introduction to Project Management
  • PM 725 Managing Complex Project
  • PM 735 Managing Project Teams and Stakeholders
  • PM 755 Project Management Trends and Technology

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No application fee

The online certificate project management offers six start dates per year, so you can apply anytime and start your education as soon as possible. With no application fee, you can apply risk-free.

To apply to Brenau’s online Project Management Certificate, you’ll need:

Official transcripts for all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions
Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae
Admission Details

We strive to make your education affordable

$824 per credit hour

$9,888 total tuition

By choosing Brenau, you’re investing in an education that will set you on a path to a successful career. Along with affordable tuition, you can pursue federal financial aid to make your education even more cost-effective.

Tuition Details

What you’ll learn

Learn online, on your schedule, from industry experts to gain the project management skills you need to move forward in your career. Complete this graduate certificate program ready to excel in managing complex projects.

Program outcomes

With Brenau’s online certificate in project management, you can:

  • Assume project management responsibilities in a wide range of industries and organizations.
  • Demonstrate best practices in project management.
  • Attain professional certifications, such as those offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

About our dedicated, supportive faculty

Faculty members at Brenau are dedicated to helping you succeed. Most classes feature a small student-to-faculty ratio, so you can get to know your professors and their unique areas of expertise. As you broaden your professional network, you’ll have the mentorship and support of our faculty throughout your program.

Shatrela Washington-Hubbard

Shatrela Washington-Hubbard, PhD, Swinton A. Griffith III Dean of the College of Business & Communication

Faculty Spotlight

During her tenure at Brenau, Washington-Hubbard has re-established the Society for Human Resource Management academic alignment for the undergraduate and graduate human resource management programs. Additionally, she established Brenau as a recertification provider for SHRM. Her work also led to academic alignment with the Human Resources Certification Institute for the undergraduate and graduate HR programs.

Washington-Hubbard earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia State University, a master’s in human resources from the University of South Carolina and a Ph.D. in Learning, Leadership and Organizational Development from the University of Georgia. Her research areas include entrepreneurial mindset, leadership development and women’s career development.

Online learning

At Brenau, you will learn in small classes, which gives you plenty of opportunities to ask questions and receive one-on-one support from your professors. With flexible scheduling and online delivery, we make education fit into your busy life. Our programs respond to the needs of today’s students, so you’ll receive the education you need to become a leader who makes a difference. From here, you can.

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Frequently asked questions

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You can complete the program in as little as one year. To see the curriculum, view our program page.

Tuition is $824 per credit hour. You’ll need to complete 12 credit hours for a total tuition of $9,888. You can review all costs on our program page.

There are no entrance exams required for this certificate.

The requirements for the Project Management Certificate include:

  • A completed online application
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative college GPA
  • Official transcripts from each school you’ve attended
  • Copy of updated professional resume/curriculum vitae.

You’ll complete 12 credit hours to earn the online Project Management Certificate.

The Project Management Certificate is only available online, but you’re always welcome to visit, even if you don’t have on-campus requirements.

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  1. Payscale. “Salary for Certification: Project Management Certificate.” Feb. 28, 2023. Retrieved March 8, 2023, from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “May 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates.” March 31, 2022. Retrieved Mar. 8, 2023, from
  3. Payscale. “Average Project Manager, (Unspecified Type/General) Salary.” Retrieved March 8, 2023, from
  4. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Project Management Specialists.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved March 8, 2023, from