Graduate Certificate in IT Project Management Online

Secure your standing as a sought-after leader in the growing field of information technology by adding valuable project leadership expertise to your resume.

Apply by: 8/5/22
Start class: 8/19/22

Program Overview

Advance your skills with the UIS Online
IT Project Management Certificate

Total Tuition $4,410*
Duration As few as 3 months
Credit Hours 9

Add value to your skillset by developing the ability to lead business-critical initiatives through the use of technology. The online Graduate Certificate in IT Project Management from the University of Illinois Springfield is a flexible pathway to career advancement in a rapidly growing field where skilled professionals come at a premium.

Our 100 percent online coursework is designed to help you gain practical experience with the efficient and effective use of technology to support essential business operations. All courses are taught by the same respected faculty who teach on campus, and our innovative curriculum emphasizes the design and implementation of information systems using the System Development Life Cycle. Discover the value of our robust curriculum as you elevate your career in IT project leadership.

Graduates of the online
IT Project Management certificate will:

  • Analyze, design and implement information systems using the System Development Life Cycle as well as various diagramming techniques and decision analysis concepts
  • Develop techniques for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, reporting and closing projects with a focus on timing, scope, cost, quality control and risk management
  • Analyze, design and implement information systems using the System Development Life Cycle as well as various diagramming techniques and decision analysis concepts
  • Develop techniques for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, reporting and closing projects with a focus on timing, scope, cost, quality control and risk management

Career opportunities:

  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Business Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Business Analyst

Accreditation

The College of Business and Management at the University of Illinois Springfield is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.

Also available:

UIS offers a variety of technology programs. Check out all of our online technology programs.

Total Tuition $4,410*
Duration As few as 3 months
Credit Hours 9

Accreditation

The University of Illinois Springfield is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. For more information, contact the Higher Learning Commission at hlcommission.org/.

Need More Information?

Call 888-905-1171

Call 888-905-1171

Tuition

Discover the value of our affordable tuition

Earn a world-class education for less than you’d expect. Our pay-by-the-course tuition fits easily into your budget.

*Total cost is estimated at $1,470 per course based on a semester fee schedule.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $4,410
Per Credit Hour $490
*Total cost is estimated at $1,470 per course based on a semester fee schedule.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $4,410*
Per Credit Hour $490

Calendar

Graduate in less time with this convenient online pathway

Designed for working professionals, UIS Online programs feature multiple start dates per year, so you can begin at the time that best fits your schedule and complete your degree quickly.

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 8/5/22
Next Class Start Date 8/19/22
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Fall 2022-1st Half8/19/228/5/228/11/228/15/228/18/2210/15/228 weeks
Fall 2022-2nd Half10/17/2210/3/2210/9/2210/13/2210/14/2212/10/228 weeks

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date 8/5/22
Next Class Start Date 8/19/22

Have questions or need more information about our online programs?

Request Info

Ready to take the rewarding path toward earning your degree online?

Apply Now

Admissions

Requirements for the IT Project Management Certificate program

We’ve streamlined our admission process to save you time and effort. Just follow these simple steps to apply.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.0 GPA

Courses

Preview the skill-building courses in the IT Project Management Certificate program

For the online IT Project Management Certificate program, you must complete three courses totaling nine credit hours.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Provides a foundation for understanding and analyzing information in organizations. Fundamental concepts of systems and information are covered. Topics include computer-based information systems, user requirements, and analysis and specification of systems requirements, life cycle, and security. Course Information: Open to non-majors. Access to the internet is required.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The overall goal of this course is to introduce students to a wide range of theoretical as well as practical techniques and methodologies in the area of information systems analysis and design. The course will train the students to assume roles such as systems analyst and technical project management in their career. The three most important topics addressed in the course are Analysis, Design, and Implementation of information systems where Systems Development Life Cycle, various diagramming techniques, and decision analysis concepts are discussed and practiced. Course Information: Curricular Practical Training (CPT) eligible. Prerequisite: MIS 513 (may be taken concurrently).
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Managing projects within an organizational context, including the processes related to initiating, planning, executing, controlling, reporting, and closing a project. Project integration, scope, time, cost, quality control, and risk management. Software size and cost estimation. Assigning work to programmer and other teams, monitoring progress and version control, managing the organizational change process. Identifying project champions, working with user teams, training, and documentation. The change management role of the IS specialist. The use of sourcing and external procurement; contracts and managing partner relationships. Students will be exposed to knowledge base needed for Project Management certification. Prerequisite: BUS 322.
Ranked 15th or better among the “Top Public Schools, Regional Universities Midwest” for 16 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report (2022)

Need More Information?

Submit this form, and an Enrollment Specialist will contact you to answer your questions.

Or call 888-905-1171

Ready to Begin?

Start your application today!
or call 888-905-1171 888-905-1171
for help with any questions you may have.