Become a Stanford Certified Project Manager

Complete 3 required courses and 3 electives  to receive the credential of Stanford Certified Project Manager. The certificate demonstrates mastery of advanced project, program and portfolio management methods and techniques.

Earn Professional Development Units

The Stanford Center for Professional Development is a registered education provider of the Project Management Institute. Professional Development Units (PDUs) are earned for each course taken as part of the Stanford Advanced Project Management Certificate Program to maintain Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification.

Visit the Stanford Advanced Project Management Certificate Program  description for more details.

Application Details

An application is required in order to enroll in Stanford Advanced Project Management courses . This ensures you have the project management and/or managerial experience needed to benefit from the program.

  • Applicants need a minimum of 3 years experience managing projects as well as a bachelor's degree.
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis and there is not a deadline.
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  • Please allow 10 business days for application review.

Sample Application