Why Pursue a 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.
For international students, please note that student visas are not issued at UTSA for non-degree-seeking students, including certificate programs. For more information, visit our international students admission page.
|Project Management (CERT)|
|Required Degree||Bachelor's Degree from an 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|
|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|
|English Language Proficiency||23-24 App: Scores are currently waived for this program through the 2023-24 academic year
24-25 App: 550 TOEFL Paper / 79 TOEFL Internet / 6.5 IELTS / Duolingo 100
|*Unofficial transcripts will be taken into consideration for admissions; however, if admitted into the program, you must submit official transcripts to the University.|
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.
|Project Management (CERT)|
|Completed applications will be reviewed for admission on a rolling basis. Decisions generally will be made and sent to applicants within 4 to 6 weeks of receiving the application.|
|Academic Year 2023-24||Priority||International||Domestic|
|Fall 2023||April 1||June 1||July 15|
|Spring 2024||October 1||November 1||December 1|
|Summer 2024||March 1||April 1||April 15|
|Academic Year 2024-25||Priority||International||Domestic|
|Fall 2024||Not Available||June 1||August 1|
|Spring 2025||Not Available||November 1||December 1|
|Summer 2025||Not Available||March 1||May 1|
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.
- City Public Service
- Southwest Research Institute
- Standard Aero
- 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