Construction Manager Certificate (CM81)

The Construction Manager Technical Certificate of Credit prepares students for entry-level Construction Management supervisory positions. Topics includes principles of accounting, estimating review, construction drafting, codes review, computerized scheduling, and construction contracting.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Construction Manager certificate program will be prepared for employment as entry-level project managers, superintendents, and junior estimators.

Admissions Criteria

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Meet the following assessment requirements:
Test Reading Writing Numerical Algebra
Accuplacer 55 60 34 NA
Accuplacer (Next Gen) 224 236 229 NA
Compass 70 32 26 NA
SAT 16 15 18 NA
SAT 270 280 310 NA
ACT 14 13 14 NA
ASSET 37 38 32 NA
PSAT 16 15 18 NA
GED NA 145 145 NA
TABE 461 NA 442 NA

Construction Manager Curriculum

The curriculum for the Construction Manager program is designed for the semester system. A student may enter the program any semester. To graduate, certificate-seeking students must earn a minimum of 15 semester credit hours. The program requires a minimum of 285 contact hours and generally takes 2 semesters to complete.

Program Courses

Occupational Courses (15 Credits)

CMTT 2020Construction Drafting I


CMTT 2010Residential Estimating Review


CMTT 2050Residential Code Review


CMTT 2130Computerized Construction Scheduling


Select one (3 Credits)

ACCT 2140Legal Environment of Business


CMTT 2170Construction Contracting


Program Costs

Tuition ($100 per credit hour): $1,500

Fees ($385 per semester): $770

Books/Supplies: $300

Liability Insurance: Liability Insurance (click to find your program)

Course Supply Fees: Construction (click to find individual course fees) 

(Costs are estimates and are subject to change.)