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Construction Methods and Materials

REI Construction Project in NYC

Learn the core concepts and specialized building materials and construction systems used in the manufacture of commercial real estate assets. This program provides practical knowledge to support the successful execution of projects and advancement in the field. Courses will cover construction drawings, building core and shell methods and materials, building interiors methods and materials, and mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.

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The Professional Certificate in Construction Methods and Materials credential is issued to students who successfully complete four 6-week courses (either in-person or online).

Required Courses:

  1. Reading Construction Drawings and Documents COPM-0110
  2. Construction Methods and Materials: Building Core and Shell COPM-0130
  3. Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors COPM-0140
  4. Fundamentals of Building MEP Systems REPM-0040

Transfer Credit Policy: Students who have recently completed comparable nondegree courses at an accredited two- or four-year college or university with a grade of B or higher may request approval to apply those courses toward the completion of a professional certificate at the Fordham PCS Real Estate Institute. Students are encouraged to seek approval from the program director prior to the start of their first course at Fordham. With prior approval, students may transfer one course toward a four-course professional certificate at the Fordham Real Estate Institute.

Students may enroll in individual courses at the Fordham Real Estate Institute without pursuing a certificate.