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The Certificate Program in Construction Management provides thorough, up-to-date preparation for effective leadership in the field, which includes light (residential and small office buildings) and heavy (large office buildings and facilities, infrastructures) projects. Learn the regulatory, insurance, management, safety, estimating and environmental aspects of construction management necessary for overall planning and control of a project. Gain problem-solving skills to determine costs, establish schedules and apply time-value-of-money concepts to effectively evaluate alternatives. In addition to interpreting construction-material properties and standards, you acquire perspectives on emerging issues in construction management. With a curriculum overseen by an advisory board of industry and education leaders and approved by the University of California, Berkeley, College of Engineering, you are assured of a relevant, up-to-date education. Courses are taught by working professionals with many years of practical experience. Join our email list to stay informed about this certificate.
The table contains the required courses for the Certificate Program in Construction Management, as well as the terms they are typically available for enrollment.
5 Required Courses, 60 Hours of Electives, 14 Semester Units (210 Hours of Instruction)
|Required Courses||Course Number||Units/ CEU||Classroom||Online|
|Construction Project Scheduling and Control||X463||2||Fall|
|Fundamentals of Construction Law||X440||2||Summer|
|Management in the Construction Industry||X464||2||Fall
|Managing Safety and Health in Construction Projects||X452||2||Fall
|Preconstruction Estimating: From Design Development Stage to the Final Bid Process||X451||2||Summer|
|view all Electives for this certificate||Course Number||Units/ CEU||Classroom||Online|
Course availability is subject to change. You may take courses in any order, but we recommend that you start with Management in the Construction Industry X464.
To enroll, click on a course title above and choose a section.
You may enroll in individual courses without registering for the Certificate Program in Construction Management.
This professional certificate is ideal for construction industry professionals who need additional skills to advance their careers, including:
Pursuing this certificate enables you to develop professionally while acquiring relevant, specific knowledge and formalizing your skills.
There are no formal prerequisites for the Certificate Program in Construction Management, but a bachelor's degree is recommended.
The curriculum comprises 5 required courses (10 semester units) and 60 hours of electives (4 semester units, usually 2 courses) for a total of 14 semester units (210 hours of instruction). Candidates must pay a nonrefundable certificate registration fee.
All coursework must be completed within five years of registering for the certificate. However, requirements may be updated based on new developments in the field of study; we recommend completing the curriculum in a timely fashion. For more information, please see the completion requirements and the substitutions, waivers and transfer credit policies.
By registering, you declare your intention to complete the curriculum. To register for the Certificate Program in Construction Management, submit the online registration form with your credit card information or complete the mail-in registration form. The registration fee is nonrefundable.
Each course is priced individually, and you pay the course fee at the time of enrollment. The certificate has an estimated cost of $5,000 (not including course materials or registration fee). Course fees are subject to change.
Howard R. Fuchs
Operations Manager and Responsible Managing Engineer
Vitton Construction Inc.
Peter G. Furst, M.B.A., Architect, CSP, ARM, REA, CRIS
The Furst Group
Iris Tommelein, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Civil Engineering
Henry H. Tooryani, M.S.
Director, Preconstruction Services
William R. Veale, PE