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Program Overview

Enrollment & Financing 

Why Choose WKU?

Becoming a PMP®


Meet Your Instructors

Hear from graduate,
Katherine Dyke:

Katherine Dyke

"The WKU Project Management course was a huge help in laying down the foundation of knowledge that the PMP test is built upon, and our instructor was very good at explaining the more complex concepts. I’m glad I did the course and passed the PMP certification examination on my first attempt.  I don’t think I would have been nearly as prepared for the test if I had only done self-study."

Enrollment & Financing


The tuition for the project management certificate program is $2,200. This cost includes textbooks, access to the online learning modules for 6 months, all course materials, and a certificate of completion upon graduation. There are no additional costs or fees.

To Register: Click the “Register Now” link for one of the upcoming programs listed on this page. This will take you directly to the registration site for WKU’s Project Management Certificate Program. After establishing your new student account or logging into your existing account, select the “Certificate Programs” section under the “Career and Workforce Development” category to enroll.

We accept credit cards or you can request to be invoiced if paying by check or money order. For questions during the process or assistance in completing your enrollment, please contact a Program Advisor at (270) 282-2112.

WKU offers a discount for groups of 3 or more individuals. Contact a Program Advisor at for more information about group or corporate discounts.

Enrollment Deadline

To enroll, you must submit the online registration and full form of payment. It is strongly recommended that you enroll at least two weeks prior to a course start date to ensure sufficient time to receive your textbook and course materials via mail prior to the class start.


Need a little financial help with your tuition? 

As a non-credit certificate program, the Project Management Certificate program does not qualify for federal financial aid programs such as FAFSA or grant funding. Unfortunately, the majority of financial aid programs are only available to students attending full-time credit courses which usually lead to a degree.

Sallie Mae Continuing Education Student Loan

WKU has a relationship with Sallie Mae for the Continuing Education Student Loan.

To qualify and apply for a Sallie Mae loan:

  1. The requested loan amount cannot exceed the course fee.
  2. You must be registered in the course prior to our office certifying the loan. Follow the instructions on the registration page.
  3. Apply online with Sallie Mae here

Sallie Mae will evaluate your application and may recommend a co-borrower for those with low scores or minimal credit history. 

Our office will be notified of the application and asked to verify and certify course information.

Any questions regarding your loan should occur directly with your loan processor. Refer to their website for contact information. For questions on how to register or to inquire about the loan process, please contact our office.

NOTE: Some programs sell out weeks before the start date. If you plan to apply for a loan, begin your application early to allow adequate processing time.


Withdrawal Policy

If you encounter a life event that might interrupt your participation in the WKU Project Management Certificate Program, please discuss the matter immediately with your student advisor. In the past, we have been able to work with students to arrange for future participation in the program, without additional fees.

Refund Policy

A full tuition refund, minus an administrative fee, will be made to individuals who cancel at least two weeks before the start of classes. Cancellations must be received in writing at Refunds cannot be made after the start of classes.


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Online Program

Online class dates: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm central time

February 5 - March 5, 2018

Online class dates: 2/5, 2/12, 2/13, 2/15, 2/26, 2/27, 3/1, 3/5

June 4 - July 2, 2018

Online class dates: 6/4, 6/11, 6/12, 6/14, 6/25, 6/26, 6/28, 7/2

October 8 - November 5, 2018

Online class dates: 10/8, 10/15, 10/16, 10/18, 10/29, 10/30, 11/1, 11/5

Fee: $2,200

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Not quite ready to enroll? Instead, you can join our mailing list to stay informed of upcoming class dates.

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 Last Modified 10/6/17