The Project Management Certificate Program was developed by local experts and is based on the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide. The program is designed to help you develop practical, real-world skills to enhance your career and improve the productivity of your workplace.
See an overview table of required and elective courses in the program for more details. Courses in the program may be taken individually or as part of the full certificate program.
Who should take the certificate?
Those who are seeking project management skills or a deeper understanding of project management practices.
Why invest in the Project Management Certificate?
The Project Management Certificate can be earned within a short time period and classes are offered at convenient times. Courses are taught by talented practitioners and consultants with direct experience in the field. Because we are a PMI Registered Education Provider, our courses count toward the 35-hour PMP® (Project Management Professional) education requirement or the 23-hour CAPM® (Certified Associate of Project Management) education requirement. Bellevue College also offers electives in a wide variety of topics. A certificate demonstrates to your employer your expanded knowledge in the field and will certainly prove a worthwhile credential for future employers.
The typical student will complete the Project Management Certificate program in approximately 9 months at an aggressive pace; typical students finish within one year.
Classes are paid for as you take them, so the total cost of a certificate will depend on which classes you choose. Some courses require textbooks, while others have all materials included in the cost of the course. The average cost of the 153-hour program is about $4,000 total.
- In-demand skills focused on today’s industry needs.
- A certificate to document completion of your training.
- PMP Exam preparation – an exam that shows you have the strategic knowledge and expertise to drive results at your organization.