Graduate Certificate Program in Project Management (MPM)
The University of Atlanta’s Online Graduate Certificate
in MPM ™ (Master Project Management) is a premier graduate
Master’s certification program. The designation (MPM, Master
Project Manager) is designed for, and available to, college
educated professionals who manage teams, departments,
divisions and for senior project managers and project
directors who seek formal recognition. The MPM designation
is the Gold Standard within the international arena of
Under the guidance of distinguished University of Atlanta
faculty, program participants will examine:
• Project planning and control
• Project management life cycle
• Effective leadership and motivational Methodologies
• Essential project management tools and techniques
• Cost-management and risk management
The purpose of Master Project Management is to ensure the
project achieves its goals & objectives, by planning,
directing, tracking, and controlling, and improving the
activities necessary for development and delivery of
required products and services. The IPMC ™ Project
Management Methodology involves developing plans and
maintaining them throughout the project life cycle.
Estimates are established and maintained regarding cost,
schedule, size of work products, and critical technical
parameters. Commitments to project objectives and plans are
established and maintained throughout the project. Project
participants and stakeholders are identified and organized
to meet project objectives. As the project is executed, the
project and performance are monitored and tracked in
accordance with the plan. Corrective actions are taken as
needed to ensure the project will meet its objectives.
Continuous improvement is enhanced at all levels.
• Projects are established, maintained, and executed to
provide required products
and services that reflect customer and stakeholder needs.
• Estimates of the project’s planning parameters are
established and maintained to
support resource estimates.
• Commitments related to the project are established and
• Progress of the project is evaluated against its plans.
• Corrective actions are taken when appropriate and managed
MPM Master Project Certification (Board Certification through AAPM)
Successful graduates will be prepared to move forward in a
wide variety of project management-related careers, and will
have gained excellent preparation for the MPM ™ Master
Project Manager - Project Management - Board Certification
through AAPM Global Board of Standard.
Students interested in further study may transfer courses
completed with a grade of “B” or better for the certificate
directly toward degree requirements for the University of
Atlanta’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) or,
depending on background and qualifications, the Executive
Master of Business Administration (EMBA).
|| Project Management in Enterprise
|| Dynamics of Corporate Strategy
|| Enterprising Leadership in Organization
||MPM - Final Project
|| 12 credits
Program Tuition: $4,000
Books: $500 + Shipping (Estimated cost); University
Certificate: $50; AAPM Certificate Exam (Optional): $500