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Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Trained project managers (and professionals with strong project management skills) are in high demand across industries—from technology and finance to engineering and construction. Gain the skills, tools and techniques to effectively manage a myriad of projects in today’s workplace with the UTSA Project Management Graduate Certificate program.

Courses will help students prepare for certification exams such as the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, and the PMI – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®.

Admission & Application Requirements

Applications are submitted through the UTSA Graduate Application. Please upload all required documents (listed below) on your UTSA Graduate Application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure completion and submission of the application, a nonrefundable application fee, and all required supporting documents are on file with UTSA by the appropriate application deadline.

Project Management (CERT)
  Required Degree Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States or have proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution
  Minimum GPA 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) departments may consider GPA of last 60 semester credit hours
  Coursework 18 credit hours in an area related to this graduate degree and at least 12 hours must be at the upper-division level
  Transcripts* Required from all institutions attended; international transcripts must be recorded/translated to English
  Credential Evaluation Required if you have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions, submit an evaluation of your transcripts from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) directly from the graduate admission application platform
  TOEFL/IELTS Score 562 TOEFL Paper / 84 TOEFL Internet / 7 IELTS scores for International applicants (exempt countries)
*Unofficial transcripts will be taken into consideration for admissions; however if admitted into the program, you must submit official transcripts to the University.
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Admission Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to have their admission file completed as early as possible. All applications, required documents and letters of recommendation if applicable must be submitted by 5:00 PM U.S. Central Time on the day of the deadline. Deadlines are subject to change.

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Completed applications will be reviewed for admission on rolling basis. Decisions generally will be made and sent to applicants within 4 to 6 weeks of receiving the application.
  Fall Spring Summer
Priority April 1 October 1 March 1
International June 1 November 1 April 1
Domestic July 15 December 1 April 15

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Career Options

UTSA prepares you for future careers that are in demand. The possible careers below is data pulled by a third-party tool called Emsi, which pulls information from sources like the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, online job postings, other government databases and more to give you regional and national career outlook related to this academic program.


  • Acelity
  • AT&T
  • City Public Service
  • Southwest Research Institute
  • Standard Aero
  • USAA
  • Valero
  • Essentials of Project and Program Management (required)
  • Agile Project Management
  • Management of Technology
  • Management of Professional Personnel
  • Advanced Topics in Project Management
  • Project Management Certification
  • Emerging Technologies

Graduate Advisor of the Alvarez College of Business

Tammy McDaniel

210-458-5946

tammy.mcdaniel@utsa.edu