Why Choose Advanced Studies in Project Management?
Responding to industry trends, Ferris State University's College of Business Graduate Programs has created graduate-level advanced studies certificates. These four course sequences can be used to obtain stand-alone certificates or as emphasis areas leading to master's degrees in either Information Systems Management or a Master of Business Administration based on the philosophy of performance metrics-based management.
The Project Management certificate teaches students to understand the Project Management Body of Knowledge including integration, scope, time, cost quality, human resources, communication, risk, and procurement. Students research leadership styles and context, and learn how it differs from management. Projects are assessed for risk and risk management strategies constructed using ethical approaches. Students will construct project plans that demonstrate project management life cycle.
A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or better on a 4-point scale.
The Advanced Studies Certificate in Project Management is awarded to individuals who have completed the 12 required credits with a minimum accumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater and no course less than 2.0.
No more than 50% of the credits in this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor, will this certificate be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are specifically required in the students major.