Master's Certificate Overview

Master's Certificate Overview

Advanced Project Management for Professionals

Senior project managers are in high demand and will remain so regardless of economic conditions. According to, senior project managers earn salaries 23% higher than the average project manager. After obtaining our Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management you will have gained all of the knowledge necessary to call yourself a Senior Certified Project Manager®.


  1. Enhance your resume
  2. Master a broader set of project management skills
  3. Be better equipped to manage different types of projects
  4. Career Parachute - Gain a diverse set of PM skills to qualify you for more jobs
  5. Employers will recognize you as a senior project manager
Certification Requirements

Certification Requirements

Eligibility Requirements


To earn your Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management you must complete the required coursework in each of the following categories:

General Project Management

Learn the fundamentals of project management; including terminology, processes, tools, techniques, and best practices.

PMP Exam Prep

Live:4 days Virtual:4 days

Quality Management

Learn how to use the DMAIC model to improve quality, reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Virtual:5 days


Learn how to manage Agile and SCRUM projects to improve time to market, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction.

PMI-ACP Exam Prep

Virtual:2 days

Time Management

Learn how to design and manage schedules to ensure your project finishes on-time.

MS Project 2010


Program Management

Learn how to manage programs and coordinate multiple projects aligned towards a strategic

Program Management Fundamentals


Risk Management

Learn how to identify and manage risks to ensure project success.

Strategic Risk Management



To get started, simply register for any course in the program. Courses can be taken in any order. If you already have your PMP, PMI-ACP or Six Sigma credential from PMI or IASSC, you can receive an exemption for those courses. Once you have completed all required coursework you will be issued the certification.



Frequently asked questions about the Master's Certificate Program
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I receive a paper certificate upon completing the program?

Yes, you will receive a paper certificate upon completing the program. Once you have completed all of the required courses, we ask that you send an email to letting us know where to ship the certificate.

Can I put this on my resume and do companies recognize this program?

Absolutely. Many project managers hold one or two individual credentials. By completing the Master's Certificate Program you are setting yourself apart from the masses. It tells companies that you have completed a more comprehensive project management training program.

If you'd like to put your certificate on your resume, we recommend using the following format: Project Management Academy - July 2013 -- Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management

If I already have one of the certifications (PMP, PMI-ACP or Six Sigma) do I still have to complete those courses?

If you have already earned your PMP or PMI-ACP credential from PMI or a Six Sigma Green Belt from IASSC, then you can get an exemption. Please email to request an exemption. You will be required to provide evidence that you earned the credential already and you must still be in good standing.

Do I have to pass the PMP, PMI-ACP exams to complete the program?

No. Program completion is based on completing the required series of courses. While we do recommend that you take advantage of the exam prep tools and training along the way, your status in the Master's Certificate Program is not affected by these other exams.

Is there a final exam?

No, there is no need to take a final exam. Once you successfully complete all courses in the program, you earn your certificate.

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