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Project Management

Projected outlook for some certified Project Management (PM) experts:

325,900Number of Jobs, 2019

$98,890Median Pay per year, 2020

6%Job Growth, 2019-2029 (FYI - 5% is average)

*U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook – Administrative Services Manager

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Earn A CSUF Project Management Certificate in 4-6 Months

Earn your project management certificate in 4-6 months and develop interpersonal skills and learn the project management cycle.

This program is offered in collaboration with the Project Management Institute (PMI), Orange County Chapter, Inc.

Project Management Program Benefits:

You Will Learn How To:

  • Develop and define a project plan and assure its quality.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Manage costs and resources.
  • Measure progress, deliverables and performance.
  • Present outcomes to leadership.

Ideal for:

  • Anyone interested in project management.
  • Newly appointed project managers, leaders or schedulers.
  • Managers and supervisors responsible for projects.
  • Project team members, coordinators, analysts and sponsors.
  • Program and product managers.

Program Stats:

  • Six required courses (81 hours of lecture and discussion)
  • Take all courses in a single semester
  • 4–6 months long
  • 8.1 continuing education units (CEUs)

Please note: Students must register no later than 2 business days prior to the course start date. If you missed the registration window or have any questions, please contact EIP Student Services at eipconnect@fullerton.edu.

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Course Title
Winter / Spring 2022

Graduates of the certificate program will have a project portfolio to validate their knowledge and be able to:
- Understand what a project is
- Develop a project plan
- Understand how to assure the quality of the project
- Communicate effectively to stakeholders
- Develop a reasonable/achievable schedule
- Manage cost and resources
- Measure project progress/deliverables/performance
- Achieve project goals
- Present project outcomes to managers/executives

- Individuals who are considering project management as a career choice
- Newly appointed project managers, leaders or schedulers wanting to gain skills
- Managers and supervisors responsible for organizational projects
- Project team members, coordinators, analysts and sponsors
- Program and product managers

Dan Benson
Principal Systems Engineer, Raytheon Company
Sara Broadbent
Director/Program Manager, Seagate Technologies
Tom Calhoon
Project Manager, ACS Solutions
Dari Dadashi
Program Manager, Invensys/Triconex
Dianna Daly
Special Projects Manager, CalOPTIMA
Ellen Dumond
Chair, Department of Management, Cal State Fullerton
Alicia Fan
Program Developer University Extended Education California State University, Fullerton
Lynn M Hess
Internet Technologies Project Manager, The Capital Group Companies
Edward Kent
Manager, South American Regional Manager, Program Management, Rockwell Collins, Passenger Systems
Kari A Knutson Miller
Dean, University Extended Education and AVP, International Programs & Global Engagement University Extended Education, California State University, Fullerton
Daniel V Malloy
Account Executive, Urban Science Applications, Inc.
Malcolm Parker
Human Resources Project Manager, Northrup Grumman Corporation, LEAN Process Integration
Victor Wright, Sr.
Western Region Representative, Engineering Institute

Program Details

Location: Virtual Instruction
Length: 4–6 months
Cost: $3,155*
Next Start: Spring 2022

*Cost is approximate and subject to change.

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