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Certificate in Construction Management

Move Your Construction Career to the Next Level


Program Details

  • Location: Online, UW Seattle
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $8,400

Next start date:

September 2022

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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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Professionals 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 & Materials I or their equivalents first.

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Video Overview

Barry L. Aaronson, an instructor in the construction management certificate program, discusses the skills that students gain from the program and how it can help propel their careers.

Duration: 02:03


  • 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

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

Learning Formats

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »


Attend classes part time at one of our convenient locations in the Puget Sound region. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. Learn More »

Program Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings


Closed Sessions

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