Product manager presenting customer survey data

Product Management Certificate Program

$2,750 (discounts available)
Ten-week online classes start monthly
Ziplines Education & Subject Matter Experts

Product managers help companies successfully create and sell products that meet customer needs and achieve business objectives. No wonder product managers are so in demand: in 2021-2023, there were over 380,000 job openings in product management, according to Lightcast.

The University of Arizona Product Management Certificate Program is a fully online professional development program that teaches you in-demand product management skills in just 10 weeks.

Who Should Take the University of Arizona Product Management Certificate Program?

This noncredit program is open to all. You do not need prior product management experience. This program is ideal for:

  • Early-career product managers who want to learn best practices and new skills
  • Business, design or engineering-focused professionals looking to develop new skills or transition to a product management role
  • Business owners and entrepreneurs who want to drive innovation, growth and impact

What You Will Learn

  • Product management and product development lifecycle basics
  • Optimizing product strategy with data-driven insights, including interviews and data analysis to align product strategies with customer needs
  • Creating product roadmaps and prototypes
  • Go-to-market strategy, product launch and marketing planning

Earn In-Demand Product Management Certifications

You will be able to earn the following industry-recognized certifications that demonstrate your practical knowledge and skills: Productboard Build Outcome-Driven Roadmaps Certification, Getting Started with Amplitude Analytics Credential and (Optional) Jira Software Essentials Certification.

Career Support

Get the support you need to meet your career goals, including:

  • Resume and cover letter review
  • LinkedIn profile optimization
  • Small-group workshops on topics such as negotiating tips, how to effectively communicate your skills, and Q&As with hiring managers/recruiters
  • Access to career coaching

Class Schedule and Format

Class Dates: Classes start monthly

Format: The convenient online format allows you to learn from any location: in Arizona, across the country or around the world.

The ten-week class includes weekly on-demand online learning content such as videos and reading, plus assignments to give you practical hands-on experience and reinforce your knowledge. All activities can be completed online, on your own schedule, each week.

You can also attend optional (but recommended) live online sessions once a week. These sessions are an opportunity to engage with peers, mentors and industry experts in real-time.

You should expect to spend 6-8 hours per week working independently (learning, working on assignments), plus an additional 2 hours per week attending the optional weekly mentor-led live sessions.

What Is Included in the Product Management Certificate Program

  • Approximately 90 hours of learning
  • Technology certifications: Productboard Build Outcome-Driven Roadmaps Certification, Getting Started with Amplitude Analytics Credential and (Optional) Jira Software Essentials Certification
  • Digital badge and digital certificate of completion upon successful completion of course

Paying for Your Certificate Program

Payment plan options are available for qualifying participants. Payment plan options may include additional fees.

Discounts are also available for veterans and for University of Arizona alumni and staff members.

This program is offered in collaboration with Ziplines Education.