Project management skills are used in most occupations. The Pierce College Project Management program teaches students to apply industry standards to plan, execute, monitor, control and close a project.
Project management skills are used in most occupations. 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.
Project Management is a recognized option for students seeking advancement in business, construction management, computer information systems, homeland security, occupational health and safety, and many more fields.
Project Management classes are available online and must be taken in sequence. A new sequence starts in the fall and winter quarters only.
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To start the certificate, students must have earned a 2.0 grade point average or better in Business 105, English 101, or equivalent.
You may request advisor or instructor's permission as an alternative.
The Project Management program has two options: the Pierce long certificate and Pierce short certificate.
The long certificate is 28-30-credits and you can complete it in less than one year.
The short certificate is a two-class Project Management option.
Note: This program is not a Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® preparation course. PMI and PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Project Management is a professional/technical training program and does not transfer to a four-year college.
Trained project managers are widely needed in a number of professional areas. This is a growing field and well-trained project managers are in high demand.