Construction Management

The CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE is a 32-unit program that provides a current overview of construction through a broad survey of the management and technological issues of the field.

On-site customized programming also available through Corporate Education.

Courses and Instructors approved by UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

Apply for Candidacy

Submit your application prior to completing your third course in the program. Curriculum is subject to change and only enrolled candidates are assured of completing this certificate under its current course requirements. View details.

Approved for International Students

This certificate is approved for international students and meets the I-20/F1 visa requirements. For details visit the International Student Office website at

Requirements & Prerequisites

Requirements: Students must complete 4 core courses and a minimum of 16 units of electives. A grade of "C" or better is required for all the courses and the program must be completed in 5 years.

Prerequisites: None.


To secure early-enrollment pricing register no later than 1 month prior to the course start date.

Asterisk “ * ” indicates currently offered courses.

X 407.1 Construction Management *FA
X 407.2 Construction Technology *FA
X 407.3 Construction Planning and Management Systems using Primavera *FA
X 412.1 Fundamentals of Construction Costs and Estimating *FA

Electives (Minimum of 16 Units)
In addition to the following, any X 400-level course offered by UCLA Extension may serve as an elective toward this program upon approval by the department.
X 400.8
Plumbing Systems I: Code and Engineering Fundamentals (Online) *FA
X 400.13 Solar Thermal Energy Solutions 
X 407.6 Construction Changes and Claims Documentation
X 408.75 Legal Aspects of Construction Projects and Contracts
X 409.1 Construction Documentation *FA
X 412.16 Principles of Structural Analysis (Online) *FA
X 412.2 Advanced Construction Costs & Estimating
X 412.22 Construction Surveying and Metrics
X 412.4 Construction Budget and Cost Control
X 412.5 Construction Job Site Management
X 412.8 Construction Project Management using MS Project (Online) *FA
X 412.9 Reading Construction Blueprints
X 425.10 The Solar Energy Solution: Harnessing Solar Power in the Home and Office (Online) *FA
X 438.8 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design *FA
X 478.1 Land Development Procedures
X 489.14 Electrical Design and Construction *FA
X 489.16 Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) (Online)
X 489.19 Construction Estimating and Design Analysis Using BIM
X 490.1 Introduction to Civil Engineering for Horizontal Infrastructure (Online)
X 490.05 Construction Safety & Health Management