May 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resource Development Project Management Certificate

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Program Coordinator:

Dr. Marsha Jackson


The Human Resource Development Program’s Certificate in Project Management will prepare students to function as project management professionals (PMPs) and will lead to certification by the Project Management Institute. In keeping with Bowie State University’s mission of preparing professional practitioners and scholars who are competent to serve various populations in the application of project management interventions, the Project Management Certificate Program (PMCP) will promote diverse opportunities through its course offerings and theoretical and applied orientations for the purpose of increasing organizational productivity outcomes. The program will (1) provide the opportunity for students to gain knowledge and skills required for effectively managing different types of projects and (2) offer a strong foundation in project management, strategic assessment, humanistic applications, planning and control, intervention techniques, organizational consultation processes and practica in a variety of settings. Additionally, PMCP will be linked to the suppositions and principles associated with human resource development functions including: learning, performance improvement, organizational development, and change management and will be applied in diverse settings and organizations.

Admission Requirements for The Project Management Graduate Certificate Program

This certificate program is designed to provide the student with those specific skills necessary to function as a project management practitioner. To enter the Graduate Certificate in Project Management Programs (GCPM), applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution in behavioral sciences, human services, management, or a related field.

  • Applicants will be expected to meet general admission requirements established by the graduate school.
  • Applicants are not required to be enrolled into the Human Resource Development Master’s program for entry acceptance.
  • Applicants must complete12 semester hours to receive a Certificate of Graduate Studies in Project Management

If a student is currently PMP Certified, each course will provide 15 Professional Development Units towards the 60 required for PMP Re-certification to include non-degree seeking students.

Courses will be offered during fall, spring, and summer semesters. All courses are four (4) weeks in length, offered on Monday and Wednesday, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, and one (1) Saturday during the 4week period from 9:00am - 5:00pm.

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