About the Program

The Graduate Certificate in Technical Program Management (TPgM) from The Citadel builds upon a student’s prior knowledge and experience, introducing a comprehensive approach to managing multiple projects within a common or connected pool of resources. The course of study provides advanced education for career-minded professionals seeking to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to advance from managing single projects to the integrated management of multiple projects, portfolios, and programs.

This graduate certificate is well suited for working professionals employed in the military, manufacturing, defense contracting, information technology, and other complex industries. Combining the program manager’s role with the application of the program management processes, the learning experiences focus on:

  • The interactions among portfolio, program, and project management
  • Program governance and sustainment across the life cycle phases
  • Maximizing the delivery of program benefits
  • The operations of a program management office

The certificate program is comprised of four graduate-level courses. It is strongly recommended that potential students possess the applicable project and/or work experience in order to maximize the learning experience.

Course Requirements:
PMGT 660 Overview of Technical Program Management (3 hours)
PMGT 661 Legal and Contractual Aspects of Technical Project Management (3 hours)
PMGT 662 Program Development Strategies and Processes (3 hours)
PMGT 685 Decision and Risk Analysis (3 hours)

Program Director
David S. Greenburg, PhD, CPL, PMP
The Citadel
Department of Engineering Leadership and Project Management

For more information about this program, visit The Citadel’s Technical Program Management Certification landing page.

Admissions Requirements

  • Complete a Citadel Graduate College (CGC) application
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • One-page letter of intent
  • Evidence of a minimum of three years of work experience, or the permission of Department Head