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Construction training programs from UC Davis

Our flexible, online program gives you the practical, in-demand construction management skills to help advance your career or land a job in the industry. 

Program at a Glance

  • Six online courses
  • Complete all six to earn a certificate in 12 months
  • Individual class: $865-895
  • Full program: $4,462.50-$5,253.00
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Who is This Program For?

  • Entry- and mid-level construction professionals looking to accelerate their career progression
  • Experienced construction professionals interested in honing key skills in specific areas
  • Field or office staff seeking a practical understanding of the construction industry as a whole
  • Career changers interested in moving into the construction sector

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What You'll Learn

  • How to read and apply blueprints and plans from conceptual drawings to final construction
  • Approaches for preparing winning bids and managing design-and-build projects of any size
  • Proven strategies for supervising and monitoring construction activities
  • Cost accounting principles and applications in a construction environment to keep projects on budget
  • Big picture perspectives on the roles of and how to communicate effectively with key project stakeholders

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What You'll Get

  • UC-quality education with academic credit
  • Flexible learning that fits your schedule
  • Class projects and real-world case studies that provide you with a clear understanding of the industry
  • Practical skills you’ll be able to apply in your job immediately
  • A portfolio of work that demonstrates your knowledge and abilities to employers
  • Free, personalized career resources that help you develop your professional goals, build a career plan, hone communication and interview skills, and more.

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    Career-enhancing Outcomes for Construction Professionals


    Damariz Quezada

    “The UC Davis Construction Management Certificate Program had all the components necessary to help me achieve my goals. A few months after enrolling , I received an offer for the position I’m in now—a career opportunity that I never thought I would achieve when I started in the construction industry.” — D. Quezada, project manager, Silverado Contractors, Inc.



    “The UC Davis Construction Management Certificate Program laid the groundwork and helped me gain the skills I needed to get to the current position that I’m in now.” — D. Kruger, regional manager, Royal Electric


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