Contract Management Certificate Program

Certificate Online4 months

Contract Management
Certificate Program


The Contract Management certificate program is fully online, and presents both a theoretical and practical problem solving approach to contract management. Learn about a contract manager’s responsibilities prior to contract award, the communication process in the contract management network, post-award surveillance tools, contract modifications, correcting contractual problems and processing terminations, cancellations, and claims.


  • Increase on-the-job effectiveness
  • Develop greater problem solving skills
  • Expanded knowledge of technological advances
  • Network with other industry professionals
  • Develop a promotional hiring edge for career advancement
  • Take online classes at home or the office

Employer benefits

  • Increased production and reduced inventory
  • Improved product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Reduced purchasing costs, scheduling conflicts, and manufacturing waste


This program is designed for those involved in any stage of the contract writing, reviewing, implementation or administration process, including:

  • Those who administer contracts but have had little or no industry specific training
  • Current contract administrators
  • Project, facilities, materials and purchasing managers
  • Supervisors and first-level managers


The program is comprised of four online courses for a total of 64 hours and 6.4 continuing education units (CEUs). It is recommended to start the program with the “Fundamentals of Contracts” course.

Technology Requirements

This program is delivered entirely online. In order to participate, it is required that you have basic computer skills, a working email address and access to a computer.

NCMA Association Members

Members of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) may apply for a 10% discount. To receive the discount, participants must provide proof of NCMA membership at the time of registration. 


Facts at a Glance
Contract Management Program

Duration: 4 months
Total Cost: $1,596
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Courses and Schedules
Contract Management

This certificate program consists of four courses designed to be taken in the order listed. Fall 2023 classes begin September 19.