Federal Program Management

Federal Program Management

For individuals who would like to master the subjects associated with Federal Program Management, ESI and The George Washington University offer a Master's Certificate in Federal Government Program Management. Earning the Master’s Certificate allows you to add credentials after your name, and identifies you as an expert in the field.

Obtaining a Master's Certificate in Federal Government Program Management

To receive your Master’s Certificate, you must complete seven courses within four years:

Masters in Federal Program Management

Take these courses


Program Management for the Federal Government (FPM 311)

Advanced Acquisition for Federal Government Project Managers (FPM 312)

Advanced Earned Value for Federal Government Project Managers (FPM 313)

Leading Federal Government Project Managers (FPM 314)

FAC-P/PM Senior Level Capstone Course (FPM 315)

Two courses may be taken


Contract Management elective courses

Project Management courses

IT Project Management courses

Courses for experienced project managers

Business Skills courses

Business Analysis courses

Agile courses


  • Students must adhere to the restrictions specified on the specific course pages.
    Each course may only be applied to one master’s or professional certificate.
  • State of Arizona students: Upon successful completion of certificate requirements, you may be awarded a Master Certificate.
  • Two courses may be selected from any other ESI program area, excluding:
    • Program Management
    • Performance-Based Acquisition: Preparing Work Statements
    • Unlocking the Power of Earned Value Management
    • Leading Complex Projects

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Resources for the L&D Professional

Contract Desk

Resources for the Contracting Officer

Business Desk

Resources for the Project Sponsors

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