Professional Development

Project Management Certificate

Maximize your skills, build credentials and learn to effectively manage a wide range of projects in this comprehensive certificate program.

Begin in March and earn your Certificate by July 2018! View the Schedule.

Effective Project Management, the prerequisite course, is scheduled for March 17.

Next cohort of courses
Courses Total Hours Class 1 Class 2 Class 3
Effective Project Management 3, 8 hour sessions In Progress    

Effective Business Analysis

2, 7 hour sessions

Sat., Apr. 7

Sat., Apr. 14


Project Risk Management

2, 7 hour sessions

Sat., May 26

Sat., June 2


Leading and Influencing Projects

3, 7 hour sessions

Thurs., June 14

Fri., June 15

Sat., June 16

Monitoring and Controlling Projects

 3, 7 hour sessions  Sat., July 14 Sat., July 21  Sat., July 28 

If you are not sure if Project Management is the right choice for you attend the 6-hour Project Management for Leaders, the 5 Keys to Project Success course.

Convenient classes are offered in Tampa on an open enrollment basis. No application required. You may enroll in individual courses or complete the entire certificate sequence to earn a resume-enhancing credential. Courses are taught by Project Management Professionals® (PMPs) with extensive project management application and educational experience in a variety of industries.

Who Should Attend?

What You Will Learn
You will develop and put into practice the fundamental tools of successful project management, using real-world case studies in a hands-on environment. As the program progresses, you will fine-tune these skills and learn to step beyond project management into a leadership role.

To earn the Project Management Certificate, you must complete five courses. To successfully complete the program, participants must meet the attendance requirement. Students have up to two years to complete the required courses.


*Effective Project Management is a prerequisite course.  The classroom-based course also satisfies the educational requirement to sit for the Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM)® Examination.

What You Will Earn
For each course you will earn professional development units (PDUs), recertification hours required of PMPs and you will receive a letter of completion, which you may use to apply for professional development credit.  Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive a certificate from USF Continuing Education.

Cost of Attendance
$1,195-$1,395 per course 

USF Alumni, USF Faculty & Staff, USF Faculty & Staff Family Members, USF Students and Veterans are eligible to receive 10 percent discount on Continuing Education courses. How to Receive the Discount.

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