Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management – Boston

With Northeastern’s Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management, you’ll learn in-demand project management skills to manage projects effectively, no matter what your job title.

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We work with you to map your path to your goal.


Learn from experience

From real-world case studies to employer-based projects, we prepare you to manage what comes next.


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Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find the classes to sharpen your specialty.


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Part-time or full-time, we move at your speed, to get you where you’re going.


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Fall, Spring, Summer

In today’s fast-paced business world, having strong project management skills is vital, no matter the role or industry you work in. Professionals who can keep projects running on time and on budget are critical to a project’s—and an organization’s—success.

Whether you’re a current project manager, aspire to a career as a project manager, or want to sharpen your project management skills for your current role, Northeastern’s Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management can help.

Our certificate program provides a valuable development opportunity to learn practical, in-demand project management skills, along with a fundamental understanding of project management theory, communication, organizational behavior, and management principles.

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Unique Features

  • Study on campus in Boston or 100% online from almost anywhere.
  • Enhance your resumé with real-world projects that provide practical, in-demand skills.
  • Stack your certificate credits into our BS in Project Management program and receive two university credentials upon completion of your bachelor’s degree.
  • Combine your certificate with your Year Up credits, allowing you to transfer 52 credits into our BS in Project Management program.

Career Outlook

Graduates from the Certificate in Project Management will be prepared to enter entry level jobs in organizations as a:

  • Project manager
  • Associate project manager
  • PM assistant
  • Project administrator
  • Project coordinator
  • PMO specialist
  • Project controller

Working professionals will also gain project management skills they can integrate into any career that involves project-based work.

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You know where you are headed and you've seen how our program will lead you there. So let's get going. Here's what you need to know before you enroll.

  • Completed online application
  • English language proficiency proof (if English is not your primary language)
  • Official transcript
    • Official high school transcript or completed attestation form
    • Official GED
    • Associate degree (with conferral and date) sent directly from your undergraduate institution to Northeastern
  • Optional: 
    • Current resume
    • Statement of purpose
    • References

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Finance Your Education We offer a variety of resources, including scholarships and assistantships.

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Cost and Tuition

Application Deadlines

The deadlines below are recommended; however, admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis and applications submitted after these deadlines will still be considered for the upcoming term.

The domestic deadlines below allow time for those transferring credits. More details.

Summer 2021 Domestic Deadlines

Start Date: May 10, 2021 Deadline: April 12, 2021
Start Date: June 30, 2021 Deadline: June 2, 2021

Fall 2021 Domestic Deadlines

Start Date: September 9, 2021 Deadline: August 12, 2021
Start Date: October 27, 2021 Deadline: September 29, 2021

Spring 2022 Domestic Deadlines

Start Date: January 10, 2022 Deadline: December 13, 2021
Start Date: March 7, 2022 Deadline: February 7, 2022

Summer 2022 Domestic Deadlines

Start Date: May 9, 2022 Deadline: April 11, 2022
Start Date: June 29, 2022 Deadline: June 1, 2022