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 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.
The San Francisco Bay Area is experiencing explosive growth in the construction sector. In 2013, the California Economic Development Department reported that the number of construction jobs in the area grew at a robust 5.7 percent. Beyond the Bay Area, the employment outlook for the construction management, green building, HVAC and facilities management sectors is also strong. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment growth in these sectors to expand significantly higher than average in the next 10 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.