Certificate in Procurement & Contracts Management (Graduate)

When Attendance at live synchronous sessions is strongly encouraged, but each session will be recorded for students’ future listing (at no penalty) if they are not able to attend the live session.
Average Time to Complete On average, students take two courses per term, including the summer, to complete the certificate in 12 months.

About the Program

UVA | Certificate | Online – The UVA School of Continuing and Professional Studies’ graduate Certificate in Procurement and Contracts Management provides advanced training in the field of procurement and contracts management. The certificate is ideal for mid-level and senior professionals looking to stay ahead of the competition, advance in their careers, or increase their earnings potential.

Students earning a graduate Certificate in Procurement and Contracts Management are eligible to apply and transfer their credits into the Marymount University M.S. in Leadership & Management through a graduate transfer partnership.

Career Paths

  • Contracts Management
  • Procurement

Courses & Requirements

18 Graduate Credits | Course Checklist

The graduate Certificate in Procurement and Contracts Management requires you to complete a total of 6 courses (4 required, 2 electives). The curriculum provides an intensive review of practical, technical, business, and contractual issues that the government deals with in establishing and managing a federal contract. Additional topics include market research, acquisition and source selection planning, contract types and financing, RFPs, etc. Case studies explore ethical considerations. Electives include cost and price analysis, seminars for acquisition personnel and international procurement.

The Annual Course Schedule and course descriptions are available to help with planning your course progression.

Asynchronous online courses can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Please see Current Term Classes for details.

Cost & Financial Aid

Estimated cost of certificate:*

$9,468 (same in-state and out-of-state)

*Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates are adjusted annually.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Students can easily access the resources available to them through the Student Portal, where they will find academic resources and policies, information about UVA and Charlottesville, how to pay for a class, or set up their email accounts. Answers to the most frequently asked questions can be found on the Student Portal.

How to Apply

Individuals must apply to and be offered admission to earn a certificate. A maximum of two courses that will count toward satisfying the requirements for the certificate may be taken prior to admission. Formal application and admission instructions, contact information, application deadlines, and transcript information, are available online.

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