Earn your Project Management Certificate

If you already have a bachelor's degree and like to manage projects, our Project Management Certificate is perfect for you. Our program helps prepare you for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential, an industry-recognized certification given by the Project Management Institute and sought after by employers.

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

In the Tampa Bay area, top project management jobs can be found in education, finance, health, government, manufacturing, technology and sustainability.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Information Technology Project Managers

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

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Managers, All Other

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2018 Employment




Percent Change


Projected Job Openings


Skills you learn in SPC's Project Management Bachelor's Certificate

  • Principles and practices of management
  • Essential human relations skills and management
  • Valuable team building and collaboration skills
  • Supervisory responsibilities of management
  • A basic knowledge of project management

Project Management Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Spring 2016 (510)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Spring 2016 (510), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Marta Przyborowski
Dean, College of Business

Dr. Rina Coronel
(727) 341-3193

Program Summary

This program is offered as a Fully Online program.

The project management courses identified in this certificate program aim to meet the educational requirement for the PMP(R), Agile PM(R), and CAPM(R) Certificates administered globally by and are registered marks of the Project Management Institute.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code


Federal CIP Code

52.0299: Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Project management opportunities in general and specialized areas of organizations.
  • Organizations targeted include general business, health, government, technology, and financial organizations.

Admission Rules

o Applicants must have graduated with at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
o Applicants must have a 2.0 overall grade point average.
o Applicants must meet the College's Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement
o Applicants are assumed to have an introductory knowledge of project management and project management software

Fully Online.

Graduation Rules

All courses completed with at least a C and a 2.0 average.


MAN 3503 Managerial Risk Analysis and Decision Making 3
MAN 4583 Project Management 3
MAN 4741 Innovation, Change and Agile Projects 3
MAN 4881 Authority Influence and Projects 3
MAN 4883 Project Management Methodology in Specialization 3
MAN 4885 Complex and Advanced Projects 3
Total Credits 18

Continuing your Education at SPC

SPC's Project Management Certificate builds on your bachelor's degree and helps prepare you for certification as a Project Management Professional.