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Project Management

Project Management Courses

George Mason's Continuing Professional Education (CPE) unit offers a detailed project management curriculum in partnership with the Project Management Institute (PMI), so regardless of your official role within a company, you can improve project outcomes and their value to the business as you understand and work according to PMI Global Standards.

We offer both Open Enrollment courses as well as Private Group Contracts.

GMU prepares you for long-term excellence in your career offering a variety of project management courses that prepare you to become a certified project management professional (PMP®).

Project Management Institute - Authorized Training Partner:

As an Authorized Training Partner of the Project Management Institute (PMI) George Mason University offers a series of project management courses. Mason courses are current and aligned to the latest PMI Global Standards.

The PMI ATP seal is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Provider is a member of the PMI ATP Program. PMI does not specifically endorse, approve, or warrant ATP’s products, courses, publications, or services.

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* If a course has a certificate associated with it you will find that information in the course description.

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Prepare for In Demand Industry Certifications

Taking the project management courses, certification exam preparation course, or certificate can help you become a Project Manager Professional (PMP®). It's the most recognized certification in the industry and tells the world you can build business value with excellent project management skills.

Explore Project Management Courses

Our project management courses can be studied in a live, online format from wherever it suits you best. Take a look at which programs will help you meet your goals the fastest.

Choose Your Level of Learning

George Mason offers different options to learn new skill sets that enhance your current role and help you step into new career opportunities.

Individual courses focus on specific skills or industry knowledge and can vary widely in terms of contact hours. You can spend a week completing a course or more than a year.

Professional Certificates can vary widely in terms of contact hours. They can consist of a single course with a multitude of topics or include a series of courses. Some certificates also offer a digital badge to verify the specific industry skills learned. When you complete the Professional Certificate program, you'll receive a certificate that speaks to your new skillset.

Digital Badges

Mason awards a digital badge for a select group of in-demand micro-credentials. A URL is attached to the badge that verifies your skill sets so you can easily display them to current and future employers.

Project Management badge

The Project Management badge will be awarded after you successfully complete the Project Management Professional Certificate.

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Strengthen Your Career Opportunities

According to their 12th edition of "Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey," in 2021, PMI professionals with the PMP credential earn 16% more than non-certified professionals, with a median salary of $115,000. Additionally, job growth is outstanding — their Talent Gap report shows that the global economy will need 25 million new project professionals by 2030.

Corporate Training in Project Management

As Virginia's largest public research university, we keep our finger on the pulse of skills gaps across industries. We're ready to help you attract and retain top talent with continuing education opportunities customized for your organization.

Project management skills are needed across many roles, not just by project managers. To help you get your employees onboarded quickly to the skill sets you need, complete the form below and we will contact you: