University of Maryland University College

Graduate Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificate in Procurement and Contract Management



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Procurement and Contract Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

University of Maryland University College's Graduate Procurement and Contract Management Certificate is designed to familiarize participants with the broad concepts and strategies of procurement and contract management. Major topics include the foundations of pricing and negotiations, basic aspects of contracting, procurement of services and products, aspects of commercial transactions, logistics, and materials management. Core coursework includes: Purchasing and Materials Management; Legal Aspects of Contracting; Contract Pricing and Negotiation; Strategic Purchasing and Logistics; and Commercial Transactions in a Technological Environment: Law, Management and Technology. This certificate requires 15 semester hours to complete.


Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

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Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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