Project Management Professional Certification

Position Yourself for Success With PMP® Certification

Ensure you're prepared for the rigorous Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam with the UD's project management certification review course. This intensive 13-week program is taught by Jim Price, PMP, SPHR. It combines expert instruction with the CERTWISE™ Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation training materials and meets the 35-contact hour PMP® exam requirement. Our course will help you master the required material and stay on track for success on the PMP® exam.

A career in project management offers a variety of jobs across industries, incredible growth potential and excellent compensation. Skilled project management professionals are in a prime position to benefit from:

  • a projected 1.57 million new project management jobs created around the world each year through 2020, according to the Project Management Talent Gap Report;
  • a global network of over 700,000 PMP® credential holders; and
  • a median salary in excess of $100,000.

Current Class

Spring 2018 PMP® Certification Class
Date: September 10 - December 10, 2018 (Monday evenings)
Time: 6 - 9:30 p.m.
Location: University of Dallas - 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062

Upcoming Classes

Spring 2019 PMP® Certification Class
Date: January 14 - April 15, 2019 (Monday evenings-skips January 21)
Time: 6 - 9:30 p.m.
Location: University of Dallas - 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062

Registration Deadline: January 11, 2019

Registration for Spring now open! Contact Kathy Whitgrove kwhitgrove@udallas.edu or 972-721-5298 for help with registration.

Click here to register.

Fall 2019 PMP® Certification Class
Date: September 9 - December 2, 2019 (Monday evenings)
Time: 6 - 9:30 p.m.
Location: University of Dallas - 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062

Registration Deadline: August 30, 2019

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Tuition: $2,500 (includes course materials)

Discounts are available for UD alumni and students, educators, and US Veterans.
UD Alumni/UD Students/Educators/US Veterans: receive 10% (or $250) off tuition.
PMI members and government employees: receive 5% (or $125) off tuition.
If eligible, contact Kathy Whitgrove via email or 972-721-5298.

PMP® Prerequisites

The PMP® is recommended for experienced project managers looking to advance their skills, career and earning potential. Candidates must meet education and experience requirements detailed below to apply for the PMP exam.

Education and Experience Prerequisites
All prerequisites in one of the following two categories (A or B) must be met to apply for the exam:

  General Education Project Management Experience Project Management Education
Category A Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent) Minimum of five (5) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with  7,500 hours leading and directing projects 35 hours of project management education
(at least 92% attendance in PMP certification review course would satisfy requirement)
Category B A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) Minimum of three (3) years of non-overlapping project management experience, with 4,500 35 hours of project management education
(at least 92% attendance in PMP certification review course would satisfy requirement)

For complete details regarding the eligibility requirements for the PMP® exam, please review the PMP® Handbook

Why Get PMP® Certified?

PMP® certification is a proven way to enhance your resume, elevate your career potential, and boost your earnings. The PMP certification is recognized around the globe and PMP credential holders can earn upward of $15,000 more annually than non-credentialed jobholders. Learn more about PMP certification benefits at pmi.org.

How can UD Prepare me for the PMP® exam?

UD’s project management exam preparation certificate program provides an in-depth exploration of the five knowledge domains and 10 knowledge areas tested on the PMP® exam. You will also gain valuable test-taking tips and strategies to help you approach the exam with confidence.

During the course, you will be guided through the PMBOK® Guide–Fifth Edition with our experienced and certified PMP® instructors. Stay on track to complete your studies with our structured learning environment, discuss topics and network with peers from a variety of industries.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will meet the 35 hour project management education prerequisite.

Course Materials

Included in your course registration fees, you will receive The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation. Along with over six-hundred pages of instruction, this program provides:

  • an in-depth exploration of the five knowledge domains tested on the exam;
  • a glossary of key terminology with official PMI definitions; and
  • access to interactive online study tools — including quizzes, flashcards and an exam resource center — for one year.


Join our Project Management email list to be notified about PMP course details and upcoming offerings.

For more information on the program please contact Kathy Whitgrove via email or 972-721-5298.

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