Project Management with Concentration in Agile

Enhance traditional project management practices with Agile approaches to meet the demands of the rapidly evolving workplace. Formats: Online | In-Person  

This program is perfect for...

  • Tech industry professionals, product owners and business analysts interested in learning Agile project management methodologies
  • Project managers who want to expand their knowledge of Agile methodologies to achieve better project outcomes
  • Individuals pursuing project management careers; freelance or independent contractors planning to offer Agile project management
  • Managers and executives seeking to implement Agile methodologies

What you can learn.

  • Apply project management principles to Agile projects for timely delivery of high-quality products
  • Implement Agile project management techniques, such as user stories, backlog prioritization and sprint planning, to drive project success
  • Plan and execute projects using Scrum, Kanban and other Agile methodologies to deliver value to customers and stakeholders
  • Use Agile metrics and reporting to track project progress, identify potential roadblocks and communicate project status
  • Develop and manage cross-functional Agile teams to foster collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement
  • Leverage Agile techniques to manage project risks, identify and mitigate potential issues, and enable successful project delivery

Embrace change with Agile project management.


This nine-course certificate program provides training on how to apply principles of the iterative Agile approach to project management for effectiveness and value. Students gain practical skills using Agile frameworks such as Scrum and Kanban to plan, execute and monitor project activities, prioritize tasks, respond to changing stakeholder requirements, lead cross-functional teams and foster collaboration. 

Students will gain a solid understanding of Agile software and tools, and learn how to integrate Agile with traditional project management processes to determine project risks, identify and mitigate potential issues, and enable successful project delivery. 

The curriculum was designed for professionals in software development, IT, marketing, or product management seeking to improve their project management skills and deliver value to customers using Agile methodologies. Courses are taught by industry experts and are endorsed by both the UCLA Anderson School of Management. 

Duration: 9 months (full time), 2 years (part time)
Format: Online & In-Person

The Project Management Certificate with Concentration in Agile is the combined version of the following individual programs:

This certificate is approved for international students (F-1 student visa).

Students participating in courses offered solely by UCLA Extension must meet the English Language Requirements outlined below. Any international student interested in taking classes on UCLA’s main campus must adhere to the English Requirements outlined for UCLA courses.

Acceptable tests and minimum scores

Scores that are equal to or higher than the listed minimum scores from the following tests, taken within the past two years, can satisfy the English proficiency requirement.

  • TOEFL: 80 (iBT)
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • iTEP: 4.5
  • CAE: B (CEFR C1)
  • CPE: C (CEFR C2)
  • TOEIC: 685
  • DUOLINGO (DET): 105

While no other type of test score is accepted in general, students who are affected by test center closures may request an exception to submit an alternate test score.

International Baccalaureates (IB) students or students currently enrolled in an academic institution where the primary language of instruction is English may submit an official academic transcript or verification of enrollment from their school as proof of English proficiency.

Learn more:

International Students: How to Apply

Academic Requirements & English Language Proficiency


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
The Project Management with Concentration in Agile program consists of 8 required courses and one elective course. It is recommended that students take the Capstone course last, in order to apply all learned concepts into a final project. Additionally, students can take the optional 4-day exam prep course to prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam. However, the 4-day PMP Exam Prep course is not part of the certificate program.
MGMT X 444.1
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 444.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 444.3
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 444.4
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 444.6
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 446.1
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 446.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
MGMT X 446.3
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
Elective Courses
Students must complete 1 elective course. 
MECH&AE X 428.69
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 443.4
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 443.5
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
MGMT X 443.8
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

How to Get Started

Courses in this program are open enrollment, and each class is paid for individually. You may take courses without committing to the program; however, establishing candidacy provides many benefits exclusive to our certificate students. 

We recommend starting with the first course, MGMT X 444.1 Fundamentals of Project Management, and taking subsequent courses in the order listed above, if possible.

Note: A grade of "C" or better must be earned in all courses in order to fulfill certificate requirements.

How to Apply

  1. Click the Apply Now button below.
  2. Login or create a new student account.
  3. Once you are logged into the student portal, you can select “My Applications” from the left side menu at any time to return to your application. Click the yellow “Start” button to proceed.
  4. On the Certificate Application page, follow the instructions and click save. Then submit your application. 
  5. Proceed to checkout and pay the nonrefundable candidacy fee to finalize your application.


Benefits exclusive to UCLA Extension certificate students:

  • Free access to Handshake, UCLA Career Center’s online job board, with access to thousands of job and internship postings.
  • Become a member of the UCLA Alumni Association (upon completing your certificate) and a nationwide network of Bruin family. Plus gain access to the networking platform UCLAOne.
  • Join us for the annual UCLA Extension Graduation Ceremony on campus to celebrate all your hard work.
  • Get access to UCLA Recreation facilities as a student affiliate.*
  • Open an affiliate/Guest UCLA Bruin ID Card* for a number of student-related benefits.
  • Access to UCLA Extension’s Career Resources including career advising, workshops and networking events.
*Fee Required

Exam Preparation Course

Prepare for the popular PMP® examination with a concentrated and structured review of the key project domains and required knowledge to pass the exam. This course does not apply to toward the certificate. 

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

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