Certificate in Facility Management

Effectively Manage Residential and Commercial Facilities


Program Details

  • Location: Bellevue
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Times: Weekends
  • Cost: $3,774

Next start date:

October 2018

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About this Program

Facility managers today play an important role in any organization, contributing to overall goals such as reducing costs, improving productivity and pursuing sustainability. This three-course certificate program offers a detailed exploration of operations, maintenance, budgeting and business planning. You’ll also learn about issues regarding safety, security and environmental factors. Delve into current best practices and principles and form a foundation to build your career in this growing field.


Anyone with an interest in facility management and at least five years of work experience.

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  • Official competency-aligned curriculum developed by the International Facility Management Association
  • Key concepts in commercial facility management, including strategic planning and real estate issues
  • The latest sustainability trends, including alternative energy, LEED certification, green building methods and technology innovations
  • Design processes that enable coordination with architects, planners, engineers and contractors
  • Techniques for managing staff and communicating with tenants


You’ll complete a real-world project to add to your professional portfolio.


  • Gain specific knowledge required for certification exams from a variety of professional organizations
  • Earn up to 60 maintenance points that can be applied to a Certified Facility Manager credential from the International Facility Management Association

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 Format


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


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