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Project Management Certificate

Enhance Your Degree with Project Management Skills

In today's world, many technical careers are project-based with a focus on planning, negotiating and executing. Employers from various industries seek professionals with the knowledge base, vocabularies and tools rounded in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), established by the Project Management Institute. University of Houston-Clear Lake's Project Management Certificate was developed based on specific criteria and ongoing research, with an emphasis on PMBOK, to meet the needs of these employers. Intended for non-degree-seeking students, this graduate certificate can complement virtually any engineering, science and technical field.

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Expand Your Career Options

Courses in the Project Management Certificate program provide effective schemes and practical tools that you can apply toward projects at work. For your convenience and to accommodate your work schedule, courses are available both online and face-to-face. You'll learn negotiation strategies, engineering management planning, professional project management approaches, and organizational analysis and management methods. These skills can be applied to virtually any career project, making you a more valuable candidate to employers in STEM fields. 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the certificate, the four-course set below must be completed at UHCL within a four-year time limit with overall GPA of 3.0 (minimum C or above for each course). No transferred course will be accepted. A student pursuing the certificate may transfer the certificate courses to the EMGT degree plan after successful completion of the certificate and admission to the EMGT MS degree program.

  • EMGT 5230 Negotiation Strategies
  • EMGT 5231 Engineering Management Planning
  • EMGT 5430 Professional Project Management
  • EMGT 5530 Organizational Analysis and Management

Project Management Certificate

Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Returning UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Returning UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Returning UHCL Students - May 25

Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.

Applying After the Priority Deadline

New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.

Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.


University of Houston-Clear Lake

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Houston, TX 77058
Phone: (281) 283-7600

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Houston, TX 77058
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1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, Texas 77581
Phone: 281-212-1700

Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland has proudly served as an upper-level institution serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students in fields like business and behavioral science.

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Faculty Listing

Ipek Bozkurt
Ipek Bozkurt

Ipek Bozkurt

Program Chair and Associate Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3882
Email: bozkurt@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM Building 2220

Ipek Bozkurt Faculty Bio

Ki-Young Jeong
Ki-Young Jeong

Ki-Young Jeong

Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3862
Email: jeongk@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM 2222

Ki-Young Jeong Faculty Bio

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan
Xiaojun "Gene" Shan

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan

Assistant Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3814
Email: shan@uhcl.edu
Office: STEM Building 2218

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan Faculty Bio