University Of Houston


Looking for PMP Exam Prep?

We offer 3-day Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Exam prep classes at our main UH campus and at Lone Star College.

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Earn your PMP from PMI

Project Management InstituteThe Project Management Institute is the world's leading professional association for Project Management. They certify project managers through their Project Management Professional (PMP) ® credential.

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Maintain Your PMP Credential

Earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) to keep your project management skills honed.

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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Project Management?

Project Management is defined by the Project Management Institute as "the application of knowledge, skills and techniques to execute projects effectively and efficiently."

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Who should take Project Management courses?

Our Project Management courses are a great opportunity for anyone involved in the planning or implementation of projects. Many students go on to earn their PMP credential from the Project Management Institute.

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Do I need to buy books before I go to class?

All necessary materials are provided for students in our Project Management courses. However, you may want to purchase outside reading such as the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

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What type of certification will I receive after completing a Project Management course?

You receive our Project Management Certificate, presented by the University of Houston School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

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Will I have to pass an exam to finish the course?

No. Our Project Management Fundamentals course and our PMP Exam Prep course do not require students to pass an exam before earning their certificate.

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Are there requirements to take a Project Management course?

No. We do not require any certain level of experience or education to register for our Project Management courses.

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How many hours will I earn for completing a Project Management course?

Our Project Management Fundamentals course will give students 40 hours of Project Management education, and our PMP Exam Prep course will give students 24 hours of Project Management Education.

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Where can I view future course dates and costs?

You may view all of our currently scheduled Project Management course dates and costs here.

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Which edition of the PMBOK is taught during the PMP Exam Prep course?

All PMP Exam Prep courses will reference the 5th edition of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

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Will I be PMP certified after taking University of Houston Project Management courses?

No. The University of Houston School of Continuing and Professional Studies does not award students the PMP credential. The PMP is a credential presented by the Project Management Institute. For more information, visit their website.

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How do I know if I am qualified to take the PMP Exam?

The Project Management Institute publishes the PMP Exam requirements.

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What other PMI certifications are there besides the PMP?

The Project Management Institute offers several certifications for people of all experience levels. Their website contains more information on the certifications offered.

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