Executive Construction Management Graduate Certificate (Online)

Accepting Applications Now for Spring 2019


Gain the knowledge of the foundations of construction management. This knowledge will help you apply the theories and principles of construction management to effectively identify, analyze, and manage construction operations within your organization. 

With a graduate certificate from Purdue University, professionals will learn to analyze techniques for contemporary construction business practices including accounting and fiance practice, legal obligations, rights and remedies pertaining to construction company bidding, contracts, and construction changes, risk management, and marketing theory and process.

The curriculum is designed to prepare qualified individuals for leadership positions in the construction industry, with emphasis on construction operations and company level management. 

Participate in live, interactive classes on weeknights from 7-9:30 pm (EST) for 15 weeks (10 weeks in summer). Live classrooms are strategically designed to enhance the instruction and interaction between the construction industry and academic leaders. Our flexible courses provide the opportunity to master emerging construction management techniques and gives you knowledge that you can put into practice on the job right away. Students are able to complete the 12 credit-hour graduate certificate in 2 to 3 years.

This certificate has been of interest to these professionals

  • Construction Company Owner/President
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Superintendent/Manager
  • Senior Claims Analyst
  • Construction Consultant
  • Designer
  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Foreman
  • Contract Manager
  • General Laborer 
  • Civil Engineer
  • Architect

MS in Construction Management

For students who are more interested in a master's program, we offer a Master's in 'Construction Management'. Four courses are required for the certificate program (12 credit hours), all of which may be credited to the existing MS in Construction Management degree in the event that the student opts to continue in the MS degree program. For more information, please visit MS in Construction Management (Online)