Program Details

Government Contract Management Certificate


Estimated Tuition Candidacy Fees Action
$6,000.00 $150.00
This certificate program, offered in cooperation with the Los Angeles-South Bay Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), is intended for employees in federal, state, county city and local agencies, as well as commercial companies. The instructors adapt the material to processes and procedures at all contracts and purchasing levels. Many of our courses satisfy professional continuing education requirements for NCMA and ISM (Institute for Supply Management) certifications.

Candidates must complete all classes within five years.

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  • FA=Fall
  • WI=Winter
  • SP=Spring
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In addition to the five required core courses, three designated elective courses must be completed.

Estimated Cost

Candidacy Fee: $150.00

Estimated Program Tuition: $6,000.00

Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $1,600.00

Estimated Total Cost: $7,750.00

Costs are approximate and subject to change without notice. Estimates are based on candidacy, course, and textbook fees, but do not include additional expenses such as parking.


Contact: Carol Eisman, (310) 206-1548 or

Open Enrollment or Apply for Admission?: Open
VA Approved?: Yes
Meets I-20/ F1 Visa requirements: No
Estimated Duration (Half-Time pace): 20 quarters
Internships Available: No
All courses available in online format: Yes
Program ID: CF145

Additional Information

Please note: candidacy and application fees are not transferable or refundable.

Students in certificate programs may repeat once for credit only those courses in which they receive a grade of C-, D, F, NP, or U. A course in which a grade of C-, D or F has been earned may not be repeated for credit on a Passed/Not Passed basis. No more than a single instance of earned credit for any course will count toward minimum unit requirements for completing a certificate program, or for assessing continuing progress with respect to financial aid, or the status of international students on F1 visas.

All certificate programs at UCLA Extension require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation. If you would like to refine your English language proficiency prior to beginning one of our programs, we offer English as a Second Language programs and an array of classes in Communication and Learning Skills.

UCLA Extension may change the content and course requirements of a certificate program at any time. To prevent being impacted by possible changes in the course requirements, students are encouraged strongly to enroll in the certificate of their choice as early as possible following their selection of a program. Only those whose paid certificate application fees have been accepted are assured of completion of a certificate under its current requirements. Courses within the curriculum are expected to be completed by the end of normal candidacy which is cited above. Candidacies can be renewed under certain circumstances. Students with older records may be required to repeat material to ensure its relevance.

Students who complete their curriculum with an earned GPA of 3.5 or higher will have the notation "earned with distinction" posted to their transcript and printed on their certificates. For other information about candidacies and the service environment, see about certificate candidacy.

UCLA is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). This program was developed and is administered in accordance with regulations of the Academic Senate of the University of California.

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