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Project Management & Six Sigma Certificate

University of Houston-Clear Lake This is a joint certificate for Project Management and Six Sigma Green Belt. This joint certificate could be obtained by either a non-degree seeking option or a degree-seeking option. For a non-degree seeking option, the admission requirements for the certificate program are as follows: The completion of the foundation courses and an undergraduate GPA of 3.0. (neither GRE nor GMAT is required). A student pursuing the certificate could possibly transfer the certificate courses to the EMGT degree after completion of the certificate. To do this the student must take the GRE or GMAT, apply and be accepted to the EMGT program. To earn the certificate, each of the four UHCL courses listed below must be completed with a grade "B" or better within a four year time limit ("B-" will not be considered).

The degree-seeking students who are enrolled in EMGT master program could also obtain the certificate by completing the course-set. Contact the Academic Advising Office for further instructions.

Required Courses and Schedules

Course Credits   Scheduled Semesters*
EMGT 5230 Negotiation Strategies 3 Spring/Fall
EMGT 5231 Engineering Management Planning 3 Fall
EMGT 5331 Six Sigma Quality 3 Summer
EMGT 5430 Professional Project Management 3 Spring/Summer
Total 12 credits At least two semesters

*All courses are offered both online and/or face-to-face | Search for Classes


An applicant must hold a bachelor degree. It is also expected that the applicant has a background on the college level statistics. Otherwise, the admission committee may require an undergraduate level statistics course as a prerequisite.

Program Length

The completion time depends on the academic schedule (see the schedule above in the table). However, the minimum time required to complete the program is at least two semesters including a summer semester.


The program requires four specific graduate courses. Therefore you need to check the graduate tuition and fees for twelve credits at UHCL Cost of Attendance. However, if you are required to complete the prerequisite, it may be increased by the tuition of the prerequisite.

Certificate Worksheet Download

Once you have completed all courses in the certificate program, please click here: Joint Certificate for Project Management and Six Sigma. After, you fill out the form, download the form to your hard drive or jump drive and email the form to your faculty advisor. Your faculty advisor will send the signed form to SCE dean's office.

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Last updated: 02/14/2017 UTC
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