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Project Management Professional (PMP) Credential

Credit Recommendations

  • MGT 460 - Fundamentals of Project Management: 3 credits, upper division level
  • MGT 462 - Effective Project Management: 3 credits, upper division level
  • MGT 464 - Mastering Project Management: 3 credits, upper division level

Effective Dates 

January 2008 through May 2021

Issuing Agency

Project Management Institute

About the Credential

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate is considered the gold standard of project management certification by the issuing agency Project Management Institute (PMI). The PMP recognizes specific project management competencies performed in a project manager role. The purpose of acquiring the PMP credential is to enhance and distinguish the holder’s qualifications in the job market and facilitate moving ahead more quickly. The credential also serves as a recruiting tool for recruiters seeking talent with specific skills and experience.

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.