Certificate of Completion in Project Management

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Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

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.

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Field of Interest
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Project Management (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5477N
Total Credits Required
14
Catalog Year
2020-2021
Available Online
Yes
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:

  1. Use computerized project management tools to assist in the calculation and presentation of projects.
  2. Describe the elements of procurement management, including purchasing, expediting, and inspection.
  3. List advantages of proper project schedule control and the types of project costs.
  4. Identify internal and external risk factors that can impact project performance, and list key 5omponents of a successful quality process improvement program.
  5. Define the role of the project manager in communication, and describe information retrieval systems and information distribution systems in a project environment.
  6. Create a network project using MS Project for Windows.

Career Opportunities

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.

There are additional career opportunities associated with this certificate that do not have occupational data available for Arizona at this time. These occupations are listed below, with links to salary information for the United States as a whole (if available):
  • Project Management Specialists
* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Program Prerequisites

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 Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS224 Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows RC 3
MGT242 Project Scope And Procurement Management RC 2
MGT243 Project Time And Cost Management RC 2
MGT244 Project Risk And Quality Management RC 2
MGT245 Project, Human Resources And Communications Management RC 2
MGT246 Principles of Project Management RC 3

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Disclaimer

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 (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125887).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

A list of the current and previous versions of the pathway map for the Project Management program
Catalog Year Effective Dates
2020-2021 (Current)    5/26/2020 – 5/24/2021
2019-2020 5/28/2019 – 5/25/2020
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019