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Certificate Possibilities
Project Management Certificate

Every type of occupation employs project managers. The Pierce College Project Management program teaches students to apply industry standards to plan, execute, monitor, control and close a project. These are marketable, high demand workplace skills that can benefit students seeking to enter a competitive workforce, as well as veteran workers needing to refresh their skills and pursue promotion opportunities.  

Enroll today
The Project Management classes are available online and must be taken in sequence. A new sequence starts in the fall and winter quarters only.

Program length
Students can complete the 28-30-credit certificate in less than one year. A two-class Project Management option is also available. Call or email for more information.  

To start the certificate, students must have earned a 2.0 grade point average or better in Business 105, English 101, or equivalent, or receive instructor's permission.

Transfer possibilities
Project Management is a professional/technical training program and does not transfer to a four-year college.

Special program notes
Project Management is a recognized option for students seeking advancement in business, construction management, computer information systems, homeland security, and occupational health and safety.

Employment possibilities
Trained project managers are widely needed across a number of professional areas. This is a growing field and well-trained project managers are in high demand.

Contact us today to find out more: Dr. Paul L. Gerhardt, PhD, Coordinator, 253-964-6429 or

Paul Gerhardt Ph.D.
Professor and Business Department Coordinator

Betty Boushey PMP
Adjunct Faculty, Project Management Instructor
253-912-2399 ext 6188

Lynn Brogan EdD, PMP
Project Management, Adjunct Faculty
253-912-2399 ext 6195

Office of Professional/Technical Education: 253-964-6265