Construction Project Management Certification

College of Business, Reese Construction Management

Program Description

The Construction Project Management Certificate graduate program teaches you planning, scheduling and managing construction projects, their legal and safety implications, with the option to learn additional estimating or sustainability practices. You will also learn how to navigate industry-utilized software Primavera P6 and HeavyBid.

The program is fully online, can be completed in one year and no GMAT is required. In order to be admitted, you must have a bachelor’s degree with a 2.75 GPA from an accredited university. If you graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, you are not eligible for this certificate.

Why Study Construction Project Management at Lamar?

Knowledgeable managers are crucial to the success of any construction project. By integrating an advanced construction project management curriculum with a comprehensive business education, Lamar University's Construction Project Management Certificate prepares business leaders to run projects that meet performance, operational, scope and sustainability goals on a national or international scale.

Career Paths

Construction managers, often called general contractors or project managers, typically prepare cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpret and explain contracts and technical information to other professionals; report work progress and budget matters to clients; collaborate with architects, engineers, and other construction specialists; select subcontractors and schedule and coordinate their activities; respond to work delays, emergencies, and other problems; and comply with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

Primary Careers

Construction Project Manager, General Contractor