Construction Engineering and Management Certificate

The CEM program develops construction management techniques in the technological environment of the construction industry. You’ll take a mix of civil engineering and construction management courses to provide specialization opportunities in Construction Engineering & Construction Management.

The FIU School of Construction is the prime resource for construction management education, training and technology development in the United States.

Admission Requirements

This certificate program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management, construction engineering, architecture, architectural engineering and other closely related fields of study from an accredited institution. Certificate applicants must meet the same entrance standards as those applying to the Master of Science in Construction Management program.

Program Requirements

To earn a Graduate Certificate in CEM, you must successfully complete the program’s core and elective courses with a minimum grade point average of 3.0, with no grade lower than “C”.

The program consists of 18 credits – six courses (three core courses + three electives) of three credits each. These courses cover functional areas of construction management and specialized technical and engineering functions.

Required CEM Core Courses:

  • BCN 5645 Construction Economic Analysis
  • CCE 5035 Construction Engineering Management
  • BCN 5728 Principles of Construction Scheduling

Elective CEM Courses (select 3):

  • BCN 5626 Construction Cost Analysis & Control
  • BCN 6775 Decision & Risk Analysis in Construction
  • BCN 6916 Developments in Construction Technology
  • BCN 5774 Topics in International Construction
  • CCE 5505 Computer Integrated Construction
  • CGN 5315 Civil Engineering Systems
  • BCN 5716 Productivity in Construction

Transferring credits
Credits with a BCN prefix and up to three courses with a CCE or CGN prefix with a grade of “B” or better are fully transferable towards the Master of Science in Construction Management.

Apply now or contact Irtishad Ahmad for more information, call 305-348-3045 or email