Certificate in Construction Management

Move Your Construction Career to the Next Level


Program Details

  • Location: Online, UW Seattle
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Class Times: Evenings
  • Cost Starts At: $6,650

Next start date

September 27, 2017

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About this Program

In today’s fast-paced construction industry, demand is high for well-trained managers who can tackle complex projects and track all the moving parts. If you’re looking to rise in this dynamic field, our certificate program will give you a solid boost.

The program’s custom curriculum offers thorough coverage of all major aspects of the field. This includes specialized training in project planning, budgeting, scheduling, quality control, safety, contracts and staff development. Learn from experienced managers, analyze real case studies and then apply your knowledge by executing a project for your professional portfolio.

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Those with at least five years of experience in the commercial construction field. Those with less experience should complete our courses in Construction Contract Documents and Construction Methods and Materials II or their equivalents first.

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  • Principles and practices for planning and managing construction projects
  • Techniques for commercial cost estimating
  • Methods for developing a personal estimating manual
  • Accident prevention through construction safety techniques


By completing this certificate program, you'll fulfill some of the prerequisites for the online Master of Science in Construction Management. Learn more about credit options.


Program Overview

We offer this program in two formats: a classroom version consisting of five courses over three quarters, and an online version consisting of four courses over four quarters.

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Learning Formats


Attend class in person at one of our convenient locations. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. An online learning management system may be required to access some course materials and assignments.


Enjoy the flexibility of online learning, which allows you to participate in class activities, assignments and discussions on your schedule, from anywhere. Experience cutting-edge technology and a supportive, diverse learning community.


Our special blended programs combine the convenience of online study with the vibrancy of in-person classes for a unique learning experience.

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