Executive Construction Management Graduate Certificate (Online)

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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 finance 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. 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.

This program is 100% online, so you can get your degree at your own pace, from anywhere in the world, choosing times for class work and study that fit your lifestyle. Students are able to complete the 12 credit-hour graduate certificate in 1 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 degree, we offer a 100% online Master's in Construction Management. All 12 credits from the graduate certificate will transfer to the master's degree. For more information, please visit MS in Construction Management (Online)