MicroMasters Program in Project Management (Rochester Institute of Technology)


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Program Description

Launch your career in an industry that is adding 1.5 million jobs globally each year by earning a Project Management MicroMasters® program credential from RIT.

The Project Management MicroMasters program from RIT is a graduate-level series of courses designed to provide you with the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to be a successful project manager in any industry. This online sequence is a semester’s worth of work from RIT's Master's degree and consists of three courses and a final capstone exam.

By earning the MicroMasters program certificate you will develop the leadership skills needed to effectively manage a team that will meet the expectations of your customers and business goals. Build on your MicroMasters program certificate by applying to RIT’s School of Individualized Study for a customized master’s degree.

Job Outlook

  • Project management positions are growing at 1.5 million opportunities per year. (source: Project Management Institute)
  • The median salary for an entry-level project manager is $84,000. (source: Project Management Institute)
  • Exciting career opportunities across industry domains as a project manager, project consultant, project analyst, program manager.

What You'll Learn

  • The tools and techniques to manage the comprehensive project management lifecycle for a project - from initiation through closing.
  • To balance the critical tradeoffs of time, cost and scope to meet customer expectations.
  • The ability to apply best practices across a variety of industries and businesses.
  • Lead a project to success, and how to capitalize on the leadership and behavioral facets to do so.
  • To navigate the social and cultural aspects, legal and regulatory practices, technology and infrastructure that influence projects’ success in the global market.

What is a MicroMasters Program?

Developed to advance a career and born from Master's programs of leading universities, MicroMasters programs are a series of higher-level courses recognized by companies for real job relevancy and may accelerate a Master's degree.

MicroMasters Program Details

How To Earn The MicroMasters Credential
Successfully earn a verified certificate in all three project management courses, and pass the final comprehensive capstone exam ($450).

Take Your Credential To The Next Level

Learners who successfully earn the MicroMasters program certificate are eligible to apply to RIT’s School of Individualized Study for graduate-level credential options. The MicroMasters program certificate will count for 9 credits toward a Professional Studies Degree (which is a total of 33 credits). In addition, if accepted to RIT, you will get free access to an online preparation course for the Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam.

More Information

  • Average Length: 1-11 weeks per course
  • Effort: 8-12 hours per week, per course
  • Number Of Courses: 4 Courses in Program
  • Subject: Business & Management
  • Institutions: Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Institution Offering Credit: Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Language: English
  • Video Transcripts: English
  • Price (USD): Originally $900 USD, now $810 USD for the entire program. You save $90 USD.
Last updated Aug 2019

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