2016-2017 Academic Catalog: CPCE Certificate Programs

College of Professional & Continuing Education

Professional Land Surveying (PLS)

Leading to a Professional Certificate

This Professional Land Surveying Certificate program is intended for professionals currently working in the land surveying field, who are seeking to become a registered Professional Land Surveyor in Massachusetts. Competencies learned will be field measurement, survey calculations, evidence gathering and assessment, boundary determination, publication and presentation of final survey results, and the applicability of emerging technologies.

The PLS program is designed to be completed in one academic year when students complete 2 courses per semester. Students may opt to complete the program over a two-year period.

Students are allowed to transfer in one course in the PLS program.

Professional Land Surveying (PLS)

  • First Year, First Semester (total credits 7)
  • SURV1100, Overview of Surveying Technology
  • SURV1200, Surveying Measurement I
  • First Year, Second Semester (total credits 7)
  • SURV1500, Legal Aspects of Land Surveying I
  • SURV2200, Surveying Measurement II
  • First Year, Third Semester (total credits 6)
  • SURV2250, Massachusetts Regulations Affecting the Surveying Profession
  • SURV2500, Legal Aspects of Land Surveying II

Non-Credit (CEU) Graduate Certificates

Data Analytics

The certificate is designed for those who already have a Bachelor’s degree. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 8.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

Non-Credit (CEU) Undergraduate Certificates

Project Management (Online)

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence.  A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required five courses. Students earn 14 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 8 credits in general electives toward the Bachelor’s in Project Management.

Managing Construction Projects

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required five courses. Students earn 14 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 8 credits in general electives toward the Bachelor’s Degree.

Facility Management

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 8.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 8 credits in general electives toward the Bachelor’s Degree.

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required upon completion of the required two core courses and one of the electives. Students earn 6.3 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 4 credits in general electives toward the Bachelor’s Degree.

Construction

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 14 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and are eligible to receive 8 credits toward the associate degree in Building Construction. Credit will be granted for the Construction Methods and Construction Estimating.

Non-Credit (CEU) Courses

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Courses are designed to be taken one at a time and in sequence. Students will be prepared to take the Cisco CCENT or Cisco CCNA certification exam. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the required four courses. Students earn 11.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

Journeyman Electrician

Courses are designed to be taken one level per semester in 4 semesters. Students earn 60 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) and can transfer up to 12 credits in technical electives toward the Associate’s Degree, and meet the following requirements (upon successfully passed the MA State License Exam):

  • ELEC1100, Circuit Theory I
  • ELEC1500, Circuit Theory II
  • ELEC2099, Fundamentals of Electronic Devices

Electrician and System Installer Exam Information

For exam information please call PSI at 800-733-9267 or visit www.psiexams.com or visit the State Licensing Board http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/el/forms/examinations/

Master Electrician

Students earn 15 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

Autocad

Students earn 4.8 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

Fundamental of Engineering Review

Students can choose from one of the following concentrations: Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil, and can earn from 3.0 – 3.6 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

State Construction Supervisor License Commercial

Students earn 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). Once students pass and provided a certified copy of the Massachusetts State Construction Supervisor License, they are eligible to receive four (4) credits of advanced standing towards the associate degree in Building Construction Management for Contracts and Codes.

Advanced Manufacturing

Courses are designed to be taken one level at a time and in sequence. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the required three courses (level I-III). Students earn 31.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). Students who successfully complete this certificate are also eligible for eight (8) credits toward general electives in our bachelor degree programs (MANF155 and MANF1000).

Welding

Courses are designed to be taken one level at a time and in sequence. A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion of the required three courses (level I-III). Students earn 31.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). Through the American Welding Society (AWS), students will be assisted to pursue this certification as well as maintaining certification every six months. Testing can be completed on site and certified by Wentworth instructors. For more information about the certification, please visit http://www.aws.org/certification/CW/.