Graduate Program

Project Management Graduate Certificate

Program Highlights
  •  16 Week Program
  •  Accredited
  •  Instructor Assistance
  •  Your Own Success Coach
  •  Books Included in Tuition
Project Management Certificate

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 (


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What You Receive
Career Outlook
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Program Outcomes

Explain the elements of an effective strategic plan and the process for developing one.
Examine the key elements of leadership and motivation in the context of project management.
Interpret budgets and financial statements that are involved in project management.
Examine the theory and practice of project management, culminating in the analysis of real-world examples .
Prepare for and pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam.

Program Outline

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 

Course Name

Course Code

Credit Hours

Strategic Management 



Leadership & Motivation 



Financial Statement Development and Analysis 



Project Management 



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

Career Outlook

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.

Program Cost
Project Management Graduate Certificate- 1 Semester
Payment PlanTerm Total TuitionEnroll

Payment Plan – 12 Credit Hours

Payment in Full: $7,400.00
(includes exam preparation fee)

Tuition: Tuition=: $7,400.00

Lakewood University provides all textbooks, study guides, supplemental materials, achievement exams, and instructional support at no cost to the student.

Administrative Fees (in addition to the tuition above)

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)

Technology/Library Fee – $175 for the first semester and $100 per degree semester thereafter; $250 per vocational program term

Low-Interest Financing

Lakewood University offers affordable, low-interest payment plans. That means, unlike many other schools, you can graduate without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Low Monthly Payments

Lakewood University’s low monthly payment plans are designed to fit your budget.

Convenient Payment Methods

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.

Military Education Benefits

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.

Tuition Reimbursement

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.