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Project Management Certificate

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  • Become a certified project management professional

    If you already have a bachelor's degree and like to manage projects, this certificate is perfect for you. The program prepares you for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification credential, an industry-recognized certification that employers seek. You can earn PMPR certification through education, work experience and passing the exam given by the Project Management Institute.

  • What you will learn

    • Principles and practices of management
    • Essential human relations skills and management
    • Supervisory responsibilities of management
    • A basic knowledge of project management.
  • Project management careers

    With project management skills, you can help organizations improve their operations and efficiency. In Tampa Bay, many top project management jobs are found in education, finance, health, government, manufacturing, technology and sustainability.

  • Project Management
    Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility


    Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2016 (510)

    The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2016 (510), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

    Program Leadership Information

    Dr. Greg Nenstiel, Dean, (727) 791-2433
    Dr. Rina Coronel, Epicenter, (727) 341-3193

    Program Summary

    The project management courses identified in this certificate program aim to meet the educational requirement for the PMP, Agile PM, and CAPM Certificates administered globally by and are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.

    The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
    o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
    o suggested course when more than one option exists
    o which semester each course is typically offered
    o if the course has a prerequisite
    o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

    If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

    If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

    Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

    Florida CIP Code

    5555202990: PROJECT MANAGEMENT (CPP)

    Federal CIP Code

    52.0299: Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.

    Job Related Opportunities

    • Project management opportunities in general and specialized areas of organizations.
    • Organizations targeted include general business, health, government, technology, and financial organizations.

    Admission Rules

    o Applicants must have graduated with at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
    o Applicants must have a 2.0 overall grade point average.
    o Applicants must meet the College's Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement
    o Applicants are assumed to have an introductory knowledge of project management and project management software

    Graduation Rules

    All courses completed with at least a C and a 2.0 average.


    MAN 3503Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making3
    MAN 4583Project Management3
    MAN 4741Innovation, Change and Agile Projects3
    MAN 4881Authority Influence and Projects3
    MAN 4883Project Management Methodology in Specialization3
    MAN 4885Complex and Advanced Projects3
    Total Credits18
  • Admission Requirements

    To be eligible for our Project Management Certificate you need:

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
    • A 2.0 overall grade point average
    • To meet SPC's Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement
    • An basic knowledge of project management software.