This 12-hour graduate certificate program will provide you with fundamental project management skills and techniques, along with an opportunity to explore their application in a variety of industries and functions.

UTSA College of Business Graduate Student LoungeGain both foundational and advanced knowledge about theory and practice, with a special focus on technology-intensive areas including agile project management.

After establishing a solid foundation in project management by taking the introductory course, Essentials of Project and Program Management, you can tailor the rest of the program to your needs and goals by selecting three additional courses from a list that provides opportunities to explore project management in technology-based projects and to prepare for certification.

Certificates have a streamlined application process and courses may also be used to satisfy degree requirements.

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 you 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)®.

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Certificate Start

  • Spring (Mid-January)
  • Fall (Late-August)

Certificate Requirements

  • Approved application form
  • Official transcripts for new students
  • 12 credit hours

Course Delivery Options

    • Classroom and online

Tuition and Fees

Employers Hiring for Project Management Roles
  • Acelity
  • AT&T
  • City Public Service
  • Southwest Research Institute
    • Standard Aero
    • USAA
    • Valero
Course Options
  • 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
How to Apply

New Students Applying to the Project Management Certificate

The application process for the UTSA Project Management Certificate is streamlined and does not require standardized test scores.

  1. Complete the online Graduate Application:
    • Select your application type (Domestic or International)
    • For classification, select “Master’s – Special Graduate”
    • For your program, select “Project Management, Graduate Certificate”
    • Choose the term for which you would like to apply
    • Complete the rest of the online application form, pay your application fee and submit
  2. If admitted as a special graduate student, please contact Daisy Saucedo (daisy.saucedo@utsa.edu) to request information on registration.

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Current Graduate Students Requesting Enrollment into the Project Management Certificate

  1. Please contact Daisy Saucedo (daisy.saucedo@utsa.edu) to complete a request to enroll in a Graduate Certificate Program form.

The form will be signed by the Certificate Program Advisor and the Dean of the College or Director of the Center in which the certificate program is housed. A copy of this form will be sent to the Graduate School.

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