Project Management Certs

Project Management Certification

In partnership with The George Washington University, ESI offers you the opportunity to earn an Associate’s Certificate in Project Management and IT Project Management. Earning an Associate’s Certificate demonstrates your knowledge and skills within the project management discipline.

In addition, ESI and The George Washington University offer a Master's Certificate in Project Management, IT Project Management and Program Management. Obtaining the Master’s Certificate allows you to add credentials after your name, and showcases your mastery of topics associated with project management.

Obtaining an Associate’s Certificate in Project Management

To receive your Associate’s Certificate, you must complete three courses within two years. 

Associates in Project Management

You must take

> Managing Projects

One course must be taken

> Core Project Management courses

Remaining course must be taken


Elective or IT Project Management courses

Business Skills courses

Business Analysis courses

Agile courses

Obtaining a Master’s Certificate in Project Management

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

Masters in Project Management

You must take at least three courses


Managing Projects

Contract Management Principles and Practices

Project Leadership, Management and Communications

Project Management Applications

Quality for Project Managers

Risk Management

Scheduling and Cost Control

Up to four courses may be taken


Business Analysis courses

Business Skills courses (up to two)

Contract Management courses

Courses for experienced project managers (up to two)

Project Management elective courses

PMP® exam review courses (one)

IT Project Management courses

Agile courses

State of AZ Students: Upon successful completion of certificate requirements, you may be awarded an Associate or Master Certificate.


  • Students must adhere to the restrictions specified on the specific course pages.
  • Each course may be applied to only one associate’s certificate. However, all courses applied to the Associate’s Certificate in Project Management may also be applied toward specific master’s certificate requirements.
  • Courses for experienced project managers and exam preparation courses do not apply to the Associate's Certificate in Project Management.

Obtaining PMI's PMP Certification

Interested in obtaining Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP)  Certification? ESI has courses to get you ready!

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PMO Desk

Resources for the PMO

Project Desk

Resources for the Practitioner

L&D Desk

Resources for the L&D Professional

Contract Desk

Resources for the Contracting Officer

Business Desk

Resources for the Project Sponsors

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