Lakewood University developed its online Project Management Essentials and PMP® Exam Preparation courses to help students effectively plan, orchestrate and control projects in their organizations and, if they choose, pursue Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Lakewood instructors are industry experts who not only work in the field, but also teach in a variety of professional settings and are ideally-positioned to provide our students with unparalleled project management training. Our university-based project management series also features world-class proprietary content.
Project Management Essentials is the first step for professionals who seek fundamental knowledge and skills to immediately apply to their projects and advance their careers. It also helps students earn the educational hours required for PMI’s PMP certification.
Many of our students begin registration for our PMP Exam Preparation, the third course in this online series, after beginning the Project Management course. Details about PMI’s PMP exam prerequisites can be found on their website (pmi.org).
COURSE CONTENT: Each certificate is comprised of courses taken directly from Master’s of Business Administration program.
TERM LENGTH: Each course must be completed within eight weeks (56 days) from the term start date. Full-time students take 6 credit hours per term (2 courses) and part-time students take 3 credit hours per term (1 course).
Project Management Graduate Certificate
Leadership & Motivation (Existing)
Financial Statement Development and Analysis (Existing)
Project Management (Existing)
Total Credit Hours: 12
What You Receive
Lakewood University provides everything you need for the Project Management Certificate Program.
You will receive:
Textbooks and Study Guides
ExamsPM Examination Preparation
Project Management Job Interviewing Training
A success coach to help you navigate your way to graduation
Academic support via text, email, web portal, or phone
Mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
Student Portal for instant access to lessons and support
Learning Resource Center online libraries
ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads
Employment of project managers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage as of May 2019 was $73,570.
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Payment Plan – 12 Credit Hours
Payment in Full: $7,252.00
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Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.
Application Fee- $75 for degree programs; $0 for vocational programs (first semester only)
Registration Fee – $200 for degree programs; $125 for vocational programs (first semester only)
Library Fee – $100 per degree semester; $250 per vocational program term
Lakewood University offers affordable, low-interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.
Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.
We make it easy for you by accepting VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards. We also accept debit cards, prepaid cards, checks, and money orders. You can simply pay online, by phone, or by mail.
We actively support the education of active duty members, their spouses, and veterans of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Thanks to Lakewood’s low tuition, your military benefits will go a lot further. That means you can complete your education with little to no out-of-pocket costs.
You may qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer under the Employee Education Assistance Act, IRS Code, Section 127. Check with your human resources department or supervisor to see if you are eligible.
No one is turned down for the Monthly Payment Plans. However, Lakewood University does perform credit checks for all monthly payment applicants.