The courses included in the Edmonds College Project Management Certificate program
will provide valuable "in-demand" project management skills, tools, and techniques
that you can apply in any industry and country. Courses are offered at flexible times
to accommodate your schedule, and the program can be completed in about three quarters
(less if you have prior college credits that satisfy specific requirements). Many
classes can be taken in the evening or online.
The courses you take will count for college credits and may count toward another degree.
This program requires a minimum of 33 credits. Edmonds College is a Project Management
Institute (PMI)® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) which means your Project Management Certificate
will satisfy some of the PMI® requirements if you intend to pursue your Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification. For complete information and requirements, refer to PMI®.
Edmonds College has been approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® to issue Professional Development Units (PDUs) for some project management courses.
If you already have a PMI® certification, these courses can count toward your PDUs. Refer to the Academic Catalog,
Business Management- Project Management Certificate page for more information.
Project management skills are in high demand in the current job market, and these
added skills will enhance any job, present or future. They will increase your marketability,
expand your job choices, and increase your earning potential.
Many job descriptions, not just project manager positions, list project management
experience and/or skills as "preferred" or "required."
A project management certificate can help you prepare for the Project Management Professional
(PMP)® exam or the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam. The PMP® credential and the CAPM® certificate are internationally recognized professional certifications offered through
the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. For complete information and requirements, visit PMI®.
If you already have a bachelor's degree, some of the courses you took in the past
may count toward some of the credits required for the Project Management Certificate.
Adding a Project Management Certificate to your bachelor's degree provides an advantage
in tile current job market. Employers value current project management skills and
offer salaries that are generally higher than if you did not have the Project Management
After completing the Edmonds College Project Management program, students have gotten
jobs at various companies, including Premera, Boeing, Microsoft contracts, ADP/Cobalt,
K&H Integrated Print Solutions, Raw Material Solutions, World Television, and ABW
Technologies. Visit the Edmonds College Group on LinkedIn to see where many alumni are working.
You can enter the program any quarter if you are a new student. Depending on your
prior education, you can generally complete the program in two to three quarters.
The program lasts two to three quarters, depending on your prior education and what
classes you have previously taken. The program requires a minimum of 33 credits. Refer to the Edmonds College Academic
Catalog, Business Management - Project Management Certificate page for more information.