Construction Management Certificate
Just the Facts
Program Start Term: Fall and Spring
Program Length: 2 Semesters
Completed Online: No
Completed in the Evenings: Yes
Pathway: Career Path
Career Cluster: Industrial Technology and Transportation
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus
About the Program
The Construction Management Certificate program of study prepares students for management/supervisory positions in the construction technology program. This program exposes students to estimating, management styles, drafting/CAD, construction inspections, and economical factors. Graduates of this program are awarded a certificate. Students entering this program should have some experience in carpentry or similiar fields.
New program pending state and regional accreditation approval
Construction managers coordinate and supervise a wide variety of projects, including the building of all types of public, residential, commercial, and industrial structures, as well as roads, memorials, and bridges. Construction managers oversee specialized contractors and other personnel. They schedule and coordinate all construction processes so that projects meet design specifications. They ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.
Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Prepare an estimate (quantity take-off) for residential construction.
- Interpret residential and commercial blueprints and plans.
- Demonstrate CAD in multiple software programs.
- Describe the role of a supervisor in residential and commercial construction.
* Salary information from EMSI Analyst Database.