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Project Management

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE || INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA - Learn a universal skill-set to plan, lead cross-functional teams and execute projects on time and on budget. There has never been a better time to be a professional project manager with a $126,000 median income in California and a 9.5% projected job growth through the year 2028. (California Labor Market Information Division)

This program is perfect for...

...current or aspiring managers and specialists from any discipline or industry, including government and nonprofit organizations, seeking to achieve performance objectives within scope, cost and time constraints.

What you'll learn...

How to plan projects in any field from architecture to software development and keep them on task, on time, and on budget
Predictive and Agile Project Management methodologies that align with the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam
Current theories of project management and their appropriate real-world applications from instructors with vast experience in their fields
Critical interpersonal and leadership skills needed to conduct work in the team environments inherent to modern projects

You can enroll in 3 easy steps

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Required Courses (16 Units) Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
TMP X450 - Introduction to Project Management 4 UCSB Ventura Ventura Ventura
TMP X451 - Project Planning & Procurement 4   Ventura    
TMP X452 - Project Execution & Risk Management 4 Ventura   Ventura  
BUSAD X435 - Foundations of Business Leadership 4   Ventura  
Electives (Choose One - 4 Units)          
TMP X454 - Agile Approaches to Project Management 4       Ventura
ECON X455.2 - Competitive Business Strategy 4 Ventura   Ventura  

Ventura Online       UCSB UCSB        UCSB  / Ventura Blended        Ventura Downtown Santa Barbara

  • Certificate Eligibility and Requirements
  • International Students need to apply to the International Diploma Program before enrolling in classes from this course schedule. 
  • All PaCE classes will be offered remotely through Summer 2021. Please check back in Summer '21 to confirm the mode of delivery of courses during Fall '21 and beyond.
  • How to Access Your Online Course: One business day after enrollment but no sooner than 2 weeks before the beginning of the course, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access your online course. You don’t need to take any action until you receive that email. Please note that you will not be able to access your online course until all the steps highlighted in that email are complete.

Transfer credit available!

Have you previously earned academic or professional units at another institution? You can apply for transfer credit towards this certificate!

Transfer credit available for courses in:

Business | Leadership | Management


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3 Easy Steps to Request Certificate

1Log into your PaCE Student Account to verify that you have completed all Certificate requirements

2 Click here to request your certificate release

3 Check your email for a Certificate notification from, our official credential provider.

Certification Information

Courses in our Project Management Professional Certificate Program cover the information in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) that serves as the fundamental knowledge base for project management
To be eligible for a PMP® credential from the PMI®, you must meet specific guidelines that objectively measure experience, education, and professional knowledge
For specific information, visit the PMI Website
The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
PMBOK is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc

“The UCSB Professional and Continuing Education Project Management Program provided an excellent opportunity to attain the necessary insights, tools and techniques to manage project work on any level, across any industry.”

-Elizabeth “ZouZou” Chapman, PMP