Construction Management Certificate

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The construction management certificate is designed to address the management training needs of supervisors in the construction industry. Necessary management skills include construction methods, safety, estimating and management; personnel supervision; business management; and financial and data management. Construction management practices are directed toward those encountered by small- to medium-sized contractors.

Suggested/Sample Course Sequence

The sequence taken by the student may vary depending on prerequisites, course availability, and personal/ professional responsibilities.

(Major Code 4750; State CIP Code 52.2001)

Construction Management 

First Semester

CET 105Construction Methods3
CET 125Construction Specifications*2
DRAF 129Interpreting Architectural Drawings2
MATH 120Business Mathematics* (or higher)3
BUS 140Principles of Supervision3
Total Hours13

Second Semester

Management Electives (see below)2
ACCT 111Small Business Accounting3
or ACCT 121 Accounting I
CET 129Construction Management3
CET 227Construction Cost Estimating*3
COMS 155Workplace Skills1
INDT 150Construction Safety/OSHA 303
Total Hours15

Management Electives

BUS 141Principles of Management3
BUS 145Small Business Management3
BUS 243Human Resource Management3
BLAW 261Business Law I*3
ENTR 131Financial Management for Small Business*2
ENTR 160Legal Issues for Small Business2

Total Program Hours: 28