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Common Questions about USC's Project Management training

Find the answers to help determine if this training in Project Management is right for you.

Why should I choose USC for project management training?

The University of South Carolina's unique intensive certificate program provides:

  • Intensive, focused training with PMP® certification mapping and lesson labs following the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®)

  • A PMP® certified instructor with over 20 years of project management training experience

  • Instructor assistance in the completion of your PMP® credential application

  • Certification from the state's premier university, which enhances your résume

Will the Fundamentals of Project Management prepare me for the PMP®?

No, but the Fundamentals of Project Management program at USC is an excellent stepping stone to your career as a project manager. Most students seeking the PMP® certification will go on to attend USC’s Project Management Certificate program, which meets all 35 hours of project management training required to sit for the PMP® exam.

Will the Project Management Certificate program at USC prepare me for the PMP® exam?

Yes, USC's Project Management Certificate program meets all 35 hours of project management training required to sit for the PMP® examination.

Are there financing opportunities for the Project Management Certificate program?

Yes, USC has an established account with Salle Mae to help students with their financial needs. For more information please email pep@mailbox.sc.edu or call 803-777-4954.

What if I need more information?

 Please email pep@mailbox.sc.edu or call 803-777-4954.