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Certificate and PMP ® Exam Preparation Programs

Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, offered by the Project Management Institute™ (PMI®), is the global standard for those who aspire to excel in the field.

The Project Management Certificate and PMP® Exam Preparation programs are designed for professionals who want world-class training that increases their value to employers, provides greater career opportunity, and prepares them to earn the industry’s premier PMP® credential. These programs are:

  • Scheduled fully online to minimize workday impact.
  • Led by PMI®-authorized project management instructors with global experience leading projects and teaching project management. 
  • Structured to provide contact hours/PDU required to sit for the PMP® examination or to maintain certification.
  • Offered in a synchronous format where courses that can be completed individually or in sequence.

Project Management Certificate

This Project Management Certificate explores the skills and techniques needed to manage and deliver projects, from initiating, planning, and executing to monitoring, controlling, and closing. Participants will build foundational knowledge in the universal language and systems of project management, and develop their communication and leadership skills to become better project managers who facilitate business success.

Review the course descriptions at right. All three courses are required for the certificate.

Certificate Cost (without discounts):     $2,800*

PMI ® members and SBU alumni 10% discount.  Contact to receive the appropriate code.  Discounts on the certificate price are not stackable.


All sessions meet from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

All three courses are required for the certificate.


PMI ® Authorized PMP ®   Exam Prep Course

If your project management skills are on point and you are ready to earn the official PMP® certification to formalize your expertise and expand your career options, this 35-hour PMP® Exam Prep course provides the most up-to-date PMI®-authorized instruction, including new Agile practice requirements, to successfully complete this globally recognized certification exam.

Taught by project management instructors with decades of experience training globally recognized clients and with a proven track record in PMP® exam preparation, this course will prepare you to secure the PMP® credential and gain entry into an exclusive worldwide community of project management professionals.  

Cost (without discounts):     $1,985*

*PMI ® members and SBU alumni 10% discount.  Contact to receive the appropriate code.  Discounts on the certificate price are not stackable.



PMI ® PMP ® Exam Preparation :

Weeknights, January 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 31 and February 1, 2, 2022; 6:00-9:00 pm


Project Management for Healthcare Certificate

Managing a healthcare project carries complex concerns not always found in traditional healthcare management. This course enables participants to learn and practice the tools and techniques needed for project management roles in healthcare. Participants will learn how to identify and execute appropriate planning, organizing, and controlling steps for projects, while ensuring quality.  Additionally, several best practices in healthcare project management will be covered: negotiation, communication, risk management, change management, and coordination between the project and management, clients, users, team members, and support groups.

The course qualifies for 35 PDUs. Complete details: Project Management for Healthcare

Cost (without discounts):     $2,395*

*Register by 9/4/2021 with the code 2021PMCH10 for a 10% discount on the certificate price.  
PMI ® members and SBU alumni 10% discount.  Contact to receive the appropriate code.  Discounts on the certificate price are not stackable.


Online course runs from October 4 through November 21, 2021 

Three synchronous meetings TBD



Comprehensive Certificate

Available for Businesses and Organizations Only

The most expansive of the certificate options, the Comprehensive Project Management Certificate program offers employees a deep dive into the world of project management.

Open to corporate, governmental, or non-profit organizations, this customized program can be delivered to your professional staff on-site, at a location of your choice, at Stony Brook University facilities, or completely online.  Join organizations such as Brookhaven National Laboratory and Con Edison in ensuring your staff is the most prepared in the industry to manage and implement cost-effective projects.

Corporate & Organizational Learning

CCE offers customized corporate and industry-specific programs. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you achieve your business goals.


Demand for healthcare professionals

35 Contact Hours / PDUs

PDUs/Contact Hours Never Expire

100% online

About Total Systems Education

Total Systems Education is renowned for working closely with clients, all over the world, to design and deliver training that exactly fits their specific needs. They don’t believe in “cookie-cutter” training!  Their philosophy is that training must be current and real-world; delivering a skill-set that encompasses world-class best practices but is also immediately transferable to the client’s workplace. Total Systems Education is proud to be a PMI Global Registered Education Provider. They were named the "PMI “Best of the Best” Continuing Education Provider of the Year. For Business Analysts, Total Systems is also an EEP, Endorsed Education Provider, of the IIBA.  These endorsements and certifications allow us to have our courses reviewed by the IIBA and PMI for relevancy, quality, and adherence to the best practices supported by both of these prestigious global organizations. These certifications also allow us to award PDUs and CDUs to participants involved in the professional credentialing processes for PMP, CAPM, CBAP, and the newly developed CCBA.


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