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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 5, 2010

(MAHWAH, NJ)  – The Anisfield School of Business at Ramapo College of New Jersey is launching a new Project Management Certification program. Used extensively in information technology, construction, energy, government, manufacturing, accounting and entertainment, Project Management is a rapidly growing career field with a high number of current job openings. The Project Manager has many responsibilities including launching new products and services, managing team projects, working within the international arena and communicating with people of varying backgrounds, cultures and norms.

Students registering for the Ramapo College Project Management Certification program gain an in-demand skill set employers are seeking. Students learn to use Microsoft Project and Visio software, how to manage with limited resources, and gain managerial and organizational skills in the areas of leadership, communication, and intercultural understanding.

Graduates will meet the education requirements for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) and Project Management Professional (PMP®) standardized examinations. These examinations are offered through the Project Management Institute (PMI), the global standard for Project Management credentials. Ramapo College has met the rigorous standards of the PMI for Registered Education Provider Status (PMI Registered Education Provider #3281).

Each module is scheduled over four weeks, with classes meeting two evenings per week. Modules will be offered in the fall, spring and summer sessions allowing students to complete the program over two academic semesters.
Classes are forming now for the first module scheduled to begin on October 20, 2010. Application is requested by October 15. The application is available at: For additional information, please contact the Anisfield School of Business Director of Professional Business Programs, John R. Thomas, at For general information about Ramapo College certificate programs, contact The Center Innovative and Professional Learning at (201) 684-7370 or at


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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