4 Courses Required

Certificate Description

If you’re interested in making a change in your career path, consider a certificate in construction management. This certificate is offered for students looking to transition into a career in the construction industry and is a non-degree certificate that can be completed in 20 weeks.

Position yourself to enter the construction management field with the Professional Certificate in Construction Management. You’ll gain foundational knowledge of construction management, the skills needed to oversee projects, and how to handle logistical problems.

The construction sector is growing rapidly and individuals with skills in construction project management, construction fundamentals, inspection, safety, managing changes, and written and verbal communication are in high demand. The construction management program was developed with guidance and assistance from current leaders in the industry and provides relevant training for those seeking an entry-level job in construction management.

Key Benefits

Learning Modules Include

  • Module 1: Plans and Specifications
    • Unit 1: The Construction Project
    • Unit 2: Plans – Part I
    • Unit 3: Plans – Part II
    • Unit 4: Specifications and Conclusion
  • Module 2: Field Inspection and Safety
    • Unit 1: Introduction to Field Inspection and Safety
    • Unit 2: Field Inspection
    • Unit 3: Safety
    • Unit 4: Wrap Up
    • OSHA 10-Hour Construction Credential
  • Module 3: Estimating, Scheduling, and Control
    • Unit 1: Project Management
    • Unit 2: Construction Cost Estimating
    • Unit 3: Project Scheduling
    • Unit 4: Project Controls
  • Module 4: CMAA CMIT Level One Exam Preparation
    • Unit 1: CMIT Overview
    • Unit 2: Procurement and Technology
    • Unit 3: Leadership, Management, and Ethics
    • Unit 4: Career Development

Certificate Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamentals of interpreting drawings and specifications
  • Demonstrate knowledge in reading surveys, site improvement, foundations, structures, mechanical, and electrical drawings
  • Explain construction bid documents and related bidding procedures
  • Apply specification principles and contract procedures and conditions
  • Understand the cost of injuries in comparison to the cost of safety.
  • Assess the occurrence of hazardous conditions.
  • Determine steps and implement contractual agreements and management systems to improve safety.
  • Understand the relationship between safety and quality.
  • Understand the basic inspection processes for site, structures, general construction and mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Apply inspection techniques to insure conformance with codes, plans and specifications.
  • Understand the final inspection process and project closeout.
  • Understand the project management process.
  • Explain construction contracts and delivery methods.
  • Demonstrate estimating fundamentals.
  • Understand network and scheduling fundamentals.
  • Analyze construction progress through schedule updating.
  • CMAA CMIT Level One Exam Preparation / OSHA Construction 10-Hour Certification (CMIT Exam and OSHA credential vouchers included)

Prior Learning Credit

The Professional Certificate in Construction Management serves as a valuable credential that complements your educational path, offering the potential to earn academic credits for prior learning that transfers to 3 courses towards the following Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.

Requirements to Enroll

All learners are eligible to enroll in the Professional Certificate in Construction Management. There are no admissions requirements. It is recommended that learners have a high school diploma or GED.

Estimated Time to Completion

The Professional Certificate in Construction Management can be completed in approximately 200 hours.

Access Time

Learners will have access to their certificate learning modules for up to 4 months from the date of their enrollment.

CEUs and PDUs

CEUs - 20.0 National University Continuing Education Units

Certificate of Completion

After completion of all 4 courses, learners will be awarded an official National University Workforce Education Solutions Professional and Continuing Education Certificate of Completion.

Contact Us

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This bundle enrollment contains the CSM2305X, CSM2306, CSM2307,and CSM2308X courses of the Construction Management Professional Certificate program.

If you are an Amazon employee and wish to use your Career Choice Voucher, please do not enroll here. Contact AmazonCertificates@nu.edu.

Certificate Price
Certificate : $3,495.00
Deadline to Start Last Course
121 Days After Registration
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