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The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Project Management program prepares the student for career opportunities as a project manager and provides those working as project managers with the skills required to prepare for project management certification exams. This program covers principles, requirements, benefits, and tools of project management.
Important information you’ll need when applying for admission:
- Field of Interest
- Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
- Academic Plan
- Project Management (CER)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- Catalog Year
- Effective Term
- Fall 2018
- Available Online
- Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
What You’ll Learn
This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Use computerized project management tools to assist in the calculation and presentation of projects.
- Describe the elements of procurement management, including purchasing, expediting, and inspection.
- List advantages of proper project schedule control and the types of project costs.
- Identify internal and external risk factors that can impact project performance, and list key 5omponents of a successful quality process improvement program.
- Define the role of the project manager in communication, and describe information retrieval systems and information distribution systems in a project environment.
- Create a network project using MS Project for Windows.
Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this certificate. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
- Project Management Specialists
TQM240 OR department approval
Course Sequence by Term
The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:
- Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
- Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
- Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.
|CIS224||Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows||3|
|MGT242||Project Scope And Procurement Management||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in TQM240 or permission of Instructor.||2|
|MGT243||Project Time And Cost Management||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in TQM240 or permission of Instructor.||2|
|MGT244||Project Risk And Quality Management||2|
|MGT245||Project, Human Resources And Communications Management||2|
|MGT246||Principles of Project Management||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in TQM240 or permission of Instructor.||3|
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Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.
This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an academic advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.
View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Project Management (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125887).
Previous Catalog Years
The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. All previous catalog years for this pathway map are available at the link below.