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Graduate Certificate in Construction Management

REI Construction Project in NYC

Master Your Projects’ Scope, Schedule and Costs, and earn a sought-after credential in this highly competitive field.

A 15-credit program that can be taken after completing a bachelor's, master's, or other advanced degree.

Enhance your knowledge of construction project management standards, techniques, and add the specialized area of construction project management to you professional skill set.

This graduate-level certificate focuses on the specialized legal, planning, financial, procurement, risk management, and project management skills required in today’s construction industry and prepares students for positions of leadership and responsibility within private and public organizations overseeing projects.

Apply for the Graduate Certificate

Curriculum

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • Construction Contracts, Claims and Dispute Resolution (1.5 credits)
  • Construction Cost Estimating and Bidding Strategies (1.5 credits)
  • Construction Scheduling and Impact Analysis (1.5 credits)
  • Pre-Construction Project Planning and Development (3 credits)
  • Construction Project Delivery (3 credits)
  • Construction Financial Management (1.5 credits)

Elective Courses (3 credits)

  • Construction Methods and Materials (1.5 credits) Recommended during first semester
  • Adaptive Reuse and Sustainability (1.5 credits)
  • Development Project Leadership, Management, and Communications (1.5 credits)
  • Development Project Finance (1.5 credits)
  • Real Estate Development Process (3.0 credits)
  • Special Topics (1.5 credits)

Tuition is $1,385 per credit. There is a $60 application fee, which may be waived if you are a current student or alumnus in Fordham’s Real Estate Institute.

Who Should Apply

Ideal candidates include:

  • Project managers, superintendents, building trades and other project personnel who want to go to the next level in their career
  • Architecture and engineering professionals who want to further their professional skills in managing construction projects.
  • Real estate professionals including developers, lenders, property managers, asset managers, facilities managers, and corporate real estate executives who want to better understand the construction process.
  • Current or former MS in Real Estate and Advanced Certificate in Real Estate Development students who wish to add a specialized designation in Construction Management.

A Program that Fits Your Schedule

Courses are scheduled for evenings during the fall, spring, and summer terms. You can complete the program at the pace that suits you, whether part-time or full-time.