Graduate Certificate in Agile Project Management

Campus Locations Boston, Online
Also available 100% Online Yes
Other Format(s)
Credits Required for Graduation 18
Entry Terms Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter (excl F1 visa applicants)
Meets International Visa Requirements Yes

Overview

Northeastern University’s Graduate Certificate in Agile Project Management empowers students to explore agile principles and practices and remain up to date on current trends in the agile framework. The increasingly important role of agile practitioners and managers is becoming clear as agile business development processes are being adopted by major companies because of its high degree of success in achieving improved time to market, reducing costs, and increasing overall customer satisfaction.

This graduate certificate is led by highly credentialed faculty members who are agile practitioners with decades of experience in helping companies successfully implement agile in their organizations.

Through courses you take online, the curriculum will give you the opportunity to:

  • Develop a strong framework and understanding of the role of agile management
  • Develop an understanding of the agile management processes and methodologies
  • Develop an understanding of how the agile approach to managing projects can deliver value to the organization
  • Develop a personal leadership strategy for success as an agile practitioner
  • Develop an agile evaluation plan to measure success

Curriculum

 

Effective Fall 2017

Required Courses (18 q.h.)

PJM 6810 Principles of Agile Project Management 3 q.h.
PJM 6815 Advanced Agile Project Management 3 q.h. 
PJM 6820 Agile Implementation and Governance 3 q.h. 
PJM 6825 Agile Lean Project Development 3 q.h.
PJM 6205 Leading and Managing Technical Projects 3 q.h.
CMN 6060 Negotiation, Mediation, and Facilitation 3 q.h.

 

Required minimum credit hours: 18 q.h.


Admissions Requirements

Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500-1000 words): identifying your educational goals and expectations from the program; please be aware that the University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to applicant's statement of purpose
  • Professional resume: Current resume that displays job responsibilities, relevant experience, and education history
  • Official undergraduate degree documentation
  • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines
  • Website Transcript Copy: To submit and complete your application you are able to upload your unofficial transcript directly to your online application. It can be uploaded in PDF format directly to the online application. Please ensure that the scanned documents are readable and include all courses, grades, (i.e. marks, scores, etc.) and credits completed to date. The scanned documents should also include information pertaining to the institution's grading scale. If accepted, you will additionally need to provide your official transcript. In order for a transcript to be "official," it must be in a sealed envelope from the transferring college or university.

For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Graduate Admissions.

All requirements must be received prior to review.


Tuition

Estimated total tuition for this program is $12,078.00.

Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of quarter hours. Most courses are 3-6 quarter hours. See Graduate Tuition Rates for details.

Use our Tuition Calculator below to see if transfer credit or tuition reimbursement from your employer could reduce your total tuition.

Tuition Calculator

Degree Type




Go


Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2017-18 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

*A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.


Request Information

Apply now
Quick Links

Talk to an Enrollment Representative

We can walk you through your program options and the application process.

Call Toll Free: 877.668.7727

Email: Contact Us

Live Chat: Chat Now
(Available Monday through Friday,
9:00am to 4:30pm ET.)

Considering a graduate certificate?   Eight Things You Need to Know
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

Academic Calendar

©