Continuing Your Education

Our certification programs provide professional skills for career transition in a variety of public and private business sectors. These programs are intended for those who have an interest in gaining additional knowledge for career transition. Advanced Certificate programs provide a theoretical foundation for working professionals who have completed a minimum of an associate degree.

Advanced Certificate in Government Contract Management Overview

Are you interested in pursuing a career in government contract management? University of the Potomac’s Government Contract Management certification program provides students with the knowledge and understanding of the regulatory aspects associated with the administration of government contracts. Our Advanced Certificate in Government Contract Management is designed to prepare students for careers in government contracting and the various activities of government contract implementation.

Required Courses

  • MGMT 308 Government Contract Law (3 credits)
  • MGMT 326 Principles of Federal Acquisition (FAR & DAR) (3 credits)
  • MGMT 330 Purchasing and Materials Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 332 Cost and Price Analysis (3 credits)
  • MGMT 350 Contract Administration (3 credits)
  • MGMT450 Contract Modification and Options (3 credits)

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an admissions interview conducted in person or via online methods.
  • Sign and submit an attestation of high school (or equivalent) completion.
  • Equivalencies include a GED Certificate. Home schooled students must present a diploma that meets the requirements of the state in which it was issued. (Students with non-US credentials please see International Student Admissions Requirements below).
  • Submit a completed application
  • Arrange for official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended to be submitted to the Office of Records and Registration, University of the Potomac.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examinations (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training or professional development programs. (Note: An ACE evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for corporate educational training.)
  • Submit military training documents. (Note: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.)
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