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Project Management Essentials, Certificate of Specialization

Banner Code: 3_CE_PME

Not Financial Aid Eligible


The Project Management Essentials Certificate will prepare students to take on project management activities in their jobs and personal life. It exposes students to project management curriculum for consideration of future study. Business professionals with technical project management knowledge, leadership, and business skills for the management of projects are responsible for project success. Companies are searching, recruiting, and hiring individuals who possess the right skills to effectively manage projects and are well compensated.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and data-driven approach.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. A grade of P (Pass) is acceptable, however, the student must meet an overall GPA requirement of 2.0 to receive the certificate. To receive the certificate, a student must file a petition for graduation during their final semester prior to the application deadline as noted on the Coastline Graduation webpage

Certificate of Specialization

  • 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline.
Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
BUS C100Introduction to Business3
BUS C101Introduction to Project Management3
MGMT C115Human Relations in Business3
or MS C102 Human Relations in Business
Total Units9