Method of Delivery
Online, e-learning, or distance learning
Instructional Program (CIP)
The Project Management Fundamentals Certificate equips learners with the skills needed for a successful career as a Project Management Professional. Learners will explore foundational skills, consider the ethics involved in leading a team, understand the differences between Agile and Waterfall methodologies, and more. By completing this program, learners will gain the hours necessary to sit for the Project Management Professional credentialing exam administered by the Project Management Institute.
Competencies to be achieved:
Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of the following project management fundamentals:
- Agile project management
- Leading projects
- Managing teams, stakeholders, change, and risk
- Systems thinking
- Tailoring, adaptability, and resilience
- Quality and value
- Analysis, problem solving, and complexity
- Global project management
Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
PMI Project Management Professional Credentialing Exam: $575
PMI-PMP Exam: Cost of the exam is not included in tuition, and the exam cannot be purchased through the ASU CareerCatalyst. As of January 2024, the cost of the PMI-PMP Exam was $405 for PMI members and $575 for non-members. Please see the PMI website for additional information regarding the exam: https://www.pmi.org/certifications/project-management-pmp
Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
No books required.
Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
No supplies required.
WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Shannon McKinnon or Michael Velon
Phone number: (602) 543-0201
Direct Website link to the program: https://careercatalyst.asu.edu/programs/project-management-certificate/
Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
Other requirements needed:
Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes. The Project Management Fundamentals Certificate provides the hours necessary to sit for the Project Management Professional credentialing exam administered by the Project Management Institute.
Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization: The Project Management Institute: https://www.pmi.org/certifications/project-management-pmp
Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes
Career Pathway: Project Management
Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes. Arizona State University’s Career Catalyst programs are widely recognized and accepted by other educational institutions and employing companies.
Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: No
Accrediting Agency and link to website: N/A
Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
This data is not yet available.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Curriculum Competency Based
1465 North Scottsdale Rd, Ste 100, Scottsdale, Arizona
7 - ARIZONA@WORK - Maricopa County
Name of Credential
Project Management Professional (PMP) Credential from the Project Management Institute
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Discounts are available for certain learners (such as military/veterans, ASU alumni)
Refunds are available in the first calendar week of a Program.
Thereafter, no refunds will be granted.
A portion of the initial deposit, as specified in the enrollment agreement, will be non-refundable.
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
$575.00 PMI-PMP Exam: Cost of the exam is not included in tuition, and the exam cannot be purchased through the ASU CareerCatalyst. As of January 2024, the cost of the PMI-PMP Exam was $405 for PMI members and $575 for non-members. Please see the PMI website for additional information regarding the exam: https://www.pmi.org/certifications/project-management-pmp
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost