Certificate in Construction Management

The Construction Management Certificate of Achievement is an ideal option for new students seeking to pursue a CM education and/or those currently employed in the building and general engineering construction industry seeking to enhance their skills and advance their career. Courses provide students with a succinct, yet comprehensive, overview of the fundamental principles of construction management, contract documents and administration, and an understanding of their role in a collaborative construction management environment. This certificate prepares students to contribute to meeting both industry and government demand for various professional and sub-professional construction management-related positions such as assistant construction manager, assistant project manager, construction supervisor, crew leader, contract administrator, office engineer and construction manager in training.

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Construction Management Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Examine the basic construction management systems and processes employed in the planning, design and construction of building and heavy civil construction.
  2. Analyze the various supporting functions and roles within the construction management organization.
  3. Examine the various contract documents, laws and regulations governing construction projects.
  4. Understand the various types of construction and the means and methods employed.
Required courses:
CM 110Introduction and Fundamentals of Construction Management3
CM 120Plans Reading2
CM 121Construction Contract Documents, Codes and Specifications2
CM 210Construction Project Safety3
CM 275Construction Estimating3
CM 290Construction Planning, Scheduling and Cost Control3
CM 699ACooperative Education1
Total Units17

1-Year Curriculum Map Example
This map represents one possible pathway through the program and is only for reference.

*It is highly recommended that you make an appointment to create a customized education plan that fits your needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
CM 110 Introduction and Fundamentals of Construction Management 3
CM 120 Plans Reading 2
CM 210 Construction Project Safety 3
Winter Term 1
CM 121 Construction Contract Documents, Codes and Specifications 2
Spring Term 1
CM 275 Construction Estimating 3
CM 290 Construction Planning, Scheduling and Cost Control 3
Summer Term 1
CM 699A Cooperative Education 1
 Total Units17

Career Opportunities

There are a variety of careers you can do with this major.


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