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 interview with an admissions representative.
  • Submit a completed application.
  • Submit transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended. The College must receive official transcripts within eight weeks of a student’s start date.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examination. (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training programs or professional development.1
  • Submit transcript request forms for all colleges attended.2
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1: A student may be required to register with ACE, if official transcripts are not available from his/her company, to determine appropriate credit for corporate training programs.

2: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.

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