Earn a career-boosting certificate, prepare for exams, and journey toward a master’s degree.

Project management is found across the private, public, and military sectors – especially within information technology. This certificate is designed for both technical and non-technical students who want to gain the knowledge and skills relating to software development or IT project management.

Completion of the information technology and project management and/or the advanced project management courses as part of the certificate prepares you for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification or the Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM®) exams.

Every credit earned applies toward CSU’s online or on-campus Master of Computer Information Systems, after formal admission per University transfer policies. Successful completion of the courses or certificate does not guarantee admission to the degree program.

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Certificate at a Glance
Delivery: Online 
Length: Can be completed in two semesters
Tuition: $867 per credit for 2022-2023
Credits: 9
Certificate awarded:

Graduate Certificate in IT Project Management

‡Additional prerequisite coursework may be required.


The graduate certificate in information technology project management is offered by the College of Business Department of Computer Information Systems.