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Advanced Studies in Project Management, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The Project Management certificate prepares students for careers in program, project, and portfolio management consistent with Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge including integration, scope, time, cost quality, communication, human resources, risk, and procurement.
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Overview

Responding to industry trends, Ferris State University's College of Business Graduate Programs has created graduate-level advanced studies certificates. These four course sequences can be used to obtain stand-alone certificates or as emphasis areas leading to master's degrees in either Information Security and Intelligence or a Master of Business Administration based on the philosophy of performance metrics-based management.
The Project Management certificate prepares students for careers in program, project, and portfolio management consistent with Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge including integration, scope, time, cost quality, communication, human resources, risk, and procurement. Studentes research leadership styles and learn how it differs from management. Projects are assessed for risk and risk management strategies constructed using ethical approaches.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Required Courses/Credit Hours

  • PROJ 640 Project Management
  • PROJ 642 Project Leadership
  • PROJ 644 Project Risk and Quality Mgt
  • PROJ 648 Project in Pgm and Project Mgt Or
  • MISI 691 ISI Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or better on a 4-point scale.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    813 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 813 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    813 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 813 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    542 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 542 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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