Purdue Global + Google Project Management Certificate


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Program at a Glance

According to a 2022 report, there are more than 479,000 in-demand job openings in project management.

    • Learn the basics of project fundamentals, project initiation, project planning, project execution and closing, Agile, and Scrum methodologies.
    • Easily stack your credits directly into an associate’s or bachelor’s degree while you earn your certificate.
    • Combine Google Project Management skills with the knowledge gained from one of 22 professional focus areas and apply your project management skills to a specific industry.

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Develop Project Management Skills with Purdue Global and Google

Purdue Global and Google have partnered to design certificates for working adults looking to develop skills in project management and other areas such as IT, business, and health care. Get college credit while earning the Google Project Management Certificate plus a Purdue Global micro-credential.

Personalize your project management program with short, focused micro-credentials designed to match your career goals—whether you’re wanting to break into a new industry or build on the skills you already have.

Personalized Path

Choose from more than 20 micro-credentials to earn alongside your Google Project Management Certificate and learn the skills that interest you most and prepare you for the career you want.

Speed to Degree

Your goals are closer than you might think. Earn your Purdue Global + Google Project Management Certificate in about a year or less, and get on the fast track to your career.


You have a life outside of your education. Take advantage of 100% online classes that fit into your work and life schedules.

Stack Your Credits

The Purdue Global + Google Project Management Certificate is designed to stack directly into your next academic endeavor. Your credits are eligible to apply toward an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree, where you can reduce your program length by up to a year.

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Celebrate the Wins Along the Way

Upon completion of the program, you will have earned three credentials including a Google Career Certificate, a Purdue Global micro-credential badge, and a co-branded Purdue Global diploma.

Celebrate the credentials you earn from Purdue Global and Google in this program. Show off your credentials as you earn them. Post them on your social media profiles such as LinkedIn, and highlight your skills on your resume.

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What Courses Will I Take and What Skills Will I Develop?

This curriculum is designed by Google and Purdue Global faculty. You will take project management courses, plus the courses from the micro-credential of your choice. Discover how to manage projects efficiently and effectively, using traditional and Agile methods.

Project Management Courses

  • Project Fundamentals and Project Initiation
  • Marketing
  • Project Planning and Project Execution
  • Agile and Scrum Methodologies
  • Project Management in Action


  • Project Fundamentals: Explore project management methodologies.
  • Project Methodologies: Analyze the most effective methodology to ensure project success.
  • Project Planning: Examine the project planning phase and it’s building blocks.
  • Project Execution: Discuss and infer processes to assess and control changes during project execution.
  • Agile and Scrum: Explore Agile principles and the Scrum framework.

Choose the Purdue Global + Google Career Certificate That Fits Your Future

The Purdue Global + Google Career Certificate courses help you build the understanding and foundational skills of data analytics, while the Purdue Global micro-credential gives you industry-specific training. Together, they give you a full picture of how to apply your new data analytics skills most effectively.

Choose from more than 20+ micro-credentials below and get started on your future. Download the program brochure to learn more.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Financial aid awards vary depending on individual student eligibility and need.
Note: Tuition total does not account for per-term fees. View full tuition and fee details and total cost of attendance for your program.

Admissions Requirements

You must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Development (GED) certificate or other equivalency diploma. You are also encouraged to complete orientation before you start classes. Refer to the University Catalog or speak to an Advisor to learn more.

Career Support: Take the Next Step in Your Career

  • Access to job search resources from Purdue Global’s internal CareerNetwork—including job leads from Google’s Employer Consortium
  • Online interview preparation and resume support available 24/7 through our tools
  • Networking tips and opportunities
  • Save up to 55% off on CompTIA exam vouchers: A+, Security+, Network+, and more
  • Access to employer information sessions, both live and recorded for your job search needs

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Student Experience

92% of first-year and senior students rate their Purdue Global experience as “excellent” or “good.”

94% of seniors would “definitely” or “probably” attend Purdue Global again.

Source: National Survey of Student Engagement, September 2021.

Career Opportunities

Gain the job-ready skills and knowledge you need to land in-demand roles.

Below are general salary ranges for a position with a professional focus and a Google Project Management Certificate:

  • Project management or business operations specialist: $42,180 to $77,420
  • General or operations manager: $45,850 to $103,650

Salaries for a project management specialist or business operations specialist with a professional focus and a Google Project Management Certificate generally range from $42,180 to $77,420, with a median salary of $56,790. Salaries for a general or operations manager with a professional focus and a Google Project Management Certificate generally range from $45,850 to $103,650, with a median salary of $67,450. Source for salary range: labor market, salary, and projected growth information are supplied by Emsi. The salary range is based on national data. Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience, and opportunities for employment. Purdue Global does not guarantee employment placement, salary level, or career advancement.

Already Have a Google Project Management Certificate?

If you are already a Google Project Management Certificate holder, you will save the time and cost associated with earning the certificate and can focus on completing the remaining courses to earn your Purdue Global and Google Career Certificate or continue on with another Purdue Global program.

See Notes and Conditions for important information.

Upcoming Start Dates

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Your Path to Success Begins Here

Connect with an Advisor to explore program requirements, curriculum, credit for prior learning process, and financial aid options.


Credit for Prior Learning: Purdue Global does not imply, promise, or guarantee transferability of earned credits to or from any other institution. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning policy.

Average Completion Time: Completion time based on a full-time schedule. Programs will take longer for part-time students to complete.

CompTIA Voucher Offer: Savings applies to exam vouchers for A+, CASP+, Cloud+, Cloud Essentials+, CTT+(cbt), CTT+(vbt), CySA+, ITF+, Linux+, Network+, PenTest+, Project+, Security+ 501, Security+ 601, and Server+ certifications only. Discount varies by product. Cannot be combined with any other promotion or offer.

Employment and Career Advancement: Purdue Global does not guarantee employment placement or career advancement. Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and opportunities for employment.

Future Programs: The University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any future programs. Speak to an Advisor about transfer credit opportunities and see the University Catalog for the Prior Learning policy.

Job Openings in Project Management: Burning Glass: Labor Insight (last 12 months: Feb. 1, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022).