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Position yourself for a big career move with PMP Certification!

Validate your competence as a Project Manager with the world’s most recognized certification: Project Management Professional (PMP®).



Four Steps to Success:

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1. Are you Eligible?

Students who would like to earn their PMP® certification must meet certain requirements. Click here to determine your eligibility.

2. Enroll in ODU's PMP Exam Prep

Learn from our experienced and certified PMP® instructors. Prepare for the PMP® certification exam with The CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation, included in tuition.

3. Apply to Test

Once you're fully prepared by taking our PMP® Exam Prep class, it's time to apply for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam.

4. Earn PMP Certification

Take the exam and leverage your certification. Once you've completed your PMP® you're now part of an elite group of Project Management Professionals.



Course Information


Position yourself for a big career move with PMP™ Certification. The prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a proven way to enhance your resume, elevate your career potential, and boost your earnings. Our course is designed to prepare individuals for the PMP Exam. The PMP is highly recommended for experienced project managers looking to advance their skills, career, and earning potential. Candidates must meet education and experience requirements, agree to a professional code of conduct, and pass the PMP Exam. Ensure you're prepared for the rigorous PMP exam with our PMP Exam Prep course. This intensive 7-12 week program combines expert instruction with The CertWise® Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation training materials and meets PMI's 35 contact hour PMP Exam requirement. Our course will help you learn faster, retain more knowledge, and stay on track for success on the PMP exam.


  • Learn from our experienced and certified PMP instructors.
  • Prepare for class and the exam with The CertWise Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation, included in tuition. This interactive study program includes printed study materials, online quizzes, flashcards, PMP practice test, and more. You will have access to the online study tools for an entire year.
  • Discuss topics and network with peers from a variety of industries.
  • Stay on track to complete your PMP studies with our structured learning environment.
  • Meet the 35-hour project management education prerequisite.
  • Take advantage of your employer's tuition reimbursement program.
  • Earn up to 3.5 CEUs (35 Contact Hours).

Our course is designed to prepare individuals for the PMP Exam. The PMP is highly recommended for experienced project managers looking to advance their skills, career, and earning potential. Candidates must meet education and experience requirements detailed below, agree to a professional code of conduct, and pass the PMP Exam.

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking the prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. Certification is a great choice for professionals who want to:

  • Earn a higher salary: According to PMI, PMP® credential holders in the US earn 25% more than those without a PMP certification.
  • Earn a prestigious certification recognized around the globe.
  • Build skills and knowledge that are transferable between industries, market segments and geographic locations.
  • Gain an advantage over non-certified project managers.
  • Prove your project management knowledge, commitment, and experience.
  • Join a global network of over 1,000,000 PMP credential

JEANNE E. DORLE, PMP, PgMP, Ph.D., J.D., CDA Scrum Master

My name is Jeanne Dorle, and I will be your instructor for the PMP Exam Prep Course. My professional career includes experience as a business consultant, corporate trainer, and educator with more than 30 years' experience in providing enterprise solutions to corporate and university clients in the United States, Canada, Mexico, England, Scotland, France, and Poland.

I am a certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP®), a Program Management Professional (PgMP®), and a Disciplined Agile Scrum Master by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). My academic credentials include a BS with distinction, MA, and Ph.D., from the University of Minnesota and a JD from William Mitchell College of Law. During the 2005-06 academic year, I was awarded a Fulbright Research Chair in Project Management at the University of Québec in Gatineau, Québec.



Next Steps:


Register - Fall 2022, ONLINE-Live (Synchronous) Session!

It's time to make your move!

Dates: September 21 - November 2, 2022 (Wednesdays)

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. (EST)

Location: ONLINE via ZOOM (from your home or office) *

*Class will meet Online-Live (synchronous) once weekly, sessions will be recorded and posted in Canvas. Most of the class work will be completed online via Canvas and CertWise PMP Learning System.

Fees: $1,700.00; ODU Alumni discount = 20% ($1,360.00) *

*Please email davans@odu.edu for the ODU Alumni discount code.

Course fee includes all books, including one year access to the CertWise PMP Learning System online resources, but does not include registration for the PMP certification examination. Discounts will not be provided for students that purchased outside books or materials. Click here for our refund policy.

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REFUND POLICY: To withdraw from a course you must send a request in writing to cepd@odu.edu (7) days prior the start date of the course. Failure to attend a course does not constitute withdrawal. Course registration fees, less a $50 processing fee will be refunded via original form of payment. There are no refunds once the class has begun.

Late withdrawals of six (6) days or less before the class begins, will result in the student being charged the $50 processing fee, as well as charges for books and/or other course material fees.