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Certificate Programs in Construction Management

For students who want to enter or advance in this exciting, high-growth field, the Certificate Program in Construction Management provides a background in the fundamental areas of construction management. While not part of a degree program, many participants use the certificate to develop and expand their managerial skills or meet some of the prerequisites for admission to the UW Master’s Program in Construction Management.

Created and approved by the Construction Management Department, this UW Professional and Continuing Education program features an advisory board with representatives of top businesses such as Turner Construction, GLY Construction and HNTB Corp. The curriculum includes commercial cost estimating, planning and scheduling construction projects, construction safety and project management. The 9-month program is offered in the classroom for 16 credits and online for 14 credits.

Classroom-based Certificate in Construction Management

Online Certificate in Construction Management

Online Certificate in Facility Management

This online program approved by the College of Built Environments is designed to give students from a variety of professions a solid foundation in facility management principles and practices. Taught by industry professionals, this 13-credit program covers the facility life cycle, including planning, design and construction, and relocation and operational issues. Those who successfully complete the 10-month program will be prepared to effectively oversee facility management and increase operational performance with their knowledge of operations, design, construction, and relocation management.

Classroom-based Project Management Certificate

This classroom-based program is designed for professionals in all industries who want to acquire or enhance their project management skills. Explore project management processes and procedures. Learn how to formulate effective communication plans, manage conflict and build team rapport. Refine your skills in creating a work breakdown structure, preparing risk management reports and developing a project closure plan.

To register or learn more about any of these three Certificate Programs, e-mail or call UW Professional and Continuing Education Advising Office at (206) 543-2320 or toll-free at (888) 469-6499.


  UW Department of Construction Management
120 Architecture Hall, Box 351610 Seattle, WA 98195 T 206 543 6377