Construction Management Core

This 4-course specialization provides an introduction to construction management with practical training on construction technology, cost and estimating, and construction planning. This program can be completed online or in the classroom. 

This program is perfect for...

  • Individuals who want an introduction to the field of construction management
  • Individuals working in the field looking to augment their on-the-job experience
  • Those considering a career in construction management
  • Professionals wanting to transition into managerial and leadership roles

What you can learn.

  • Basic principles of construction management for commercial, civil and residential projects
  • How to estimate general construction costs, including materials, equipment, and labor
  • The appropriate technologies and materials to use when constructing buildings
  • How to use Primavera P6 to create and communicate construction schedules

Expect more from your education.

Learn from Industry Leaders

A civil engineer and construction management professional with decades of industry experience. Educational training in Construction Engineering and Management - Master of Science in Civil Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE).

Diego Ramirez

This new Specialization is designed to help you acquire the fundamental knowledge needed to oversee construction projects. Our instructors are industry professionals who come with extensive expertise and practical, real-world experience to share with you. 

Vivian Taslakian
UCLA Extension Program Director


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
Students must complete all 4 required courses. 
C&EE X 407.1
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
C&EE X 407.2
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
C&EE X 407.3
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
C&EE X 412.1
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

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