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Certificate in Managing Construction Projects

College of Professional & Continuing Education

Part Time
Part-Time Degree & Certificate Programs
On Campus

Program Description

Wentworth’s Managing Construction Projects Certificate provides individuals who are interested in transitioning into a management position in the construction industry with career-enhancing management skills.

Each of the five courses in this program takes only seven weeks to complete with course offerings in the evening and is worth 2.8 CEUs. 


  • Program Objectives

    Earning a certificate in construction management from Wentworth enables you to:

    • Build core competencies in management theory, estimating, scheduling, control, contracts and codes.     
    • Gain valuable leadership skills to advance your construction career.
    • Prepare for project management and related positions in the private, non-profit and government sectors.
    • Become eligible for eight credits towards general electives in our bachelor's degree programs.
  • Admissions Requirements & Tuition

    Applicants to the construction management certificate must have a full understanding of plan reading, a minimum of three years’ work experience and submit the following: 


    • $750 per course 
  • Start Terms

    • Spring 2018
    • Summer 2018
    • Fall 2018
  • Program Curriculum

    • Construction Management Theory: Construction project management from conception to completion is covered. 
    • Construction Estimating: Fundamentals of construction estimating, including quantity surveys, pricing of labor and materials, and preparation of standard estimator’s forms.
    • Construction Project Scheduling: Topics include project network planning, scheduling and cost-control models. Prerequisite: Construction Estimating 
    • Construction Project Control: The gathering of job information and the process of measuring, evaluating, calculating and reporting job performance.
    • Contracts and Codes: A comprehensive study of construction contracts, including conditions of agreement and modifications, as well as analysis of the Massachusetts State Building Code.
    • Elective: OSHA-30 Training: OSHA 30-hour construction courses are designed for any personnel responsible for workplace safety.