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Project Coordinator - Certificate

Project Management Specialist Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement - Project Management Specialist offers a multidiscipline program of business, computer application and communication courses. Also, this program has a comprehensive internship that provides students with on-the-job training in the field of project management. This certificate will lead students to an entry level position in project management.

Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will apply the project management techniques, skills and tools to successfully complete a project on schedule, within budget and meet the customer's objectives.
  • Students will display their written and oral communication skills with a variety of audiences.
  • Students will identify, analyze and solve business problems utilizing several different software packages (MS Project, MS Excel).

To earn this certificate, students must complete the minimum required courses with a grade of C (or P) or better.

Required Core Curriculumn Courses (22 units):

For sections with honors courses, select either the honors version or the non-honors version. 

Code Class Units
BUS 021L Introduction to Business Computing Laboratory (1.0 Lab) 1.0
BUS 037 Fundamentals of Project Management (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BUS 051 Introduction to American Business (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BUS 078B Business Communications (3.0 Lecture) 3.0
BUS 105 Agile Project Management (2.0 Lecture) 2.0
CAP 045A Introductory Microsoft Project (1.0 Lecture) 1.0
CAP 063B Intermediate Microsoft Excel (2.0 Lecture) 2.0
COM 008 Interpersonal Communication (3.0 Lecture) 3.0

Certificate will also require 4.0 units of General Work Experience

Units Required

Total Required Units 22.0
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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include the following: Project Coordinator, Junior Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager and Associate Project Manager.