UC Berkeley Extension's construction and environmental management courses are ideal for career changers and those seeking job-enhancing knowledge. Learn the latest developments in sustainability awareness, policy and regulatory compliance, urban planning, environmental engineering and site remediation, civil engineering, construction management, HVAC and mechanical systems, LEED, natural resources and energy options, facilities management and safety. Courses are offered in Berkeley; San Francisco; Belmont; online; and, by request, on-site. Learn more at a free information session or request a one-on-one academic advising session with the department.

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Professional certificates and specialized programs of study

Professional certificates are the highest level of academic achievement from UC Berkeley Extension. Specialized programs of study provide focused subject concentrations to develop skills within specific disciplines. Learn more.

Strong Employment Outlook

The San Francisco Bay Area is currently experiencing a construction boom. The latest, April 2014, year-over-year construction employment growth provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported astounding growth rates of 12.9% for San Francisco and 6.2% for the greater Bay Area. In addition to the construction sector, the employment outlook for the facilities management, HVAC and environmental management sectors are also projected to expand significantly in the coming years. UC Berkeley Extension's programs in Construction Management, HVAC and Facilities Management provide you with the foundation needed to excel in these growing fields.


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Contact the Construction and Environmental Management Department

extension-techeng@berkeley.edu | (510) 642-4151

Paul Emery
Department Director
Business, Technology and Engineering
David Brotherton
Program Director
Business and Environment