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In today’s fast-paced business world, having strong project management skills is vital, no matter the role or industry you work in. Professionals who can keep projects running on time and on budget are critical to a project’s—and an organization’s—success.

Whether you’re a current project manager, aspire to a career as a project manager, or want to sharpen your project management skills for your current role, Northeastern’s Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management can help.

Our certificate program provides a valuable development opportunity to learn practical, in-demand project management skills, along with a fundamental understanding of project management theory, communication, organizational behavior, and management principles.

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Unique Features

  • Study on campus in Boston or 100% online from almost anywhere.
  • Enhance your resumé with real-world projects that provide practical, in-demand skills.
  • Stack your certificate credits into our BS in Project Management program and receive two university credentials upon completion of your bachelor’s degree.
  • Combine your certificate with your Year Up credits, allowing you to transfer 52 credits into our BS in Project Management program.

Career Outlook

Graduates from the Certificate in Project Management will be prepared to enter entry level jobs in organizations as a:

  • Project manager
  • Associate project manager
  • PM assistant
  • Project administrator
  • Project coordinator
  • PMO specialist
  • Project controller

Working professionals will also gain project management skills they can integrate into any career that involves project-based work.


For 100+ years, we’ve designed our programs with one thing in mind—your success. Explore the current program requirements and course descriptions, all designed to meet today’s industry needs and must-have skills. 

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Experiential Learning

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.

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Industry-Aligned Faculty

Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.

Connie Emerson
Associate Teaching Professor
Christopher Bolick
Assistant Academic Specialist


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Financial Info

The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.

Active U.S. servicemembers and their spouses are eligible to receive an amended tuition rate of $250 per semester hour for our Bachelor Completion Programs through the College of Professional Studies. Northeastern is committed to making education within reach and affordable for our military-affiliated students. To learn more, visit our Fund Your Education page.

  • $541 Cost Per Credit