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Construction Project Management

Career Studies Certificate

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Build a strong foundation for your career in construction

Work with faculty who are interested in your success

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Master the essentials of construction management and techniques with Tidewater Community College’s Career Studies Certificate in Construction Project Management.

Tailored to deliver practical skills to construction professionals, this certificate will provide you with knowledge of key project management techniques. Areas of study include building codes, construction fundamentals, construction project management and OSHA 30 construction safety.

Taught by expert faculty with real experience in the field, your courses will provide practical knowledge and expertise in project cost estimation, project scheduling, and managing key business concepts in the field of construction. You will graduate with the skills necessary to oversee both residential and commercial construction projects.

Whether you’re changing careers or currently active in the industry, this certificate program provides the expertise you need. You will be prepared to enter the workforce in a variety of entry-level positions involving construction estimating, construction safety, construction project management or building code compliance.

Go further

Apply all the credits from this program to TCC's Associate of Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology.

Certify your skills

Earn valuable industry credentials! Students who complete the OSHA 30 Construction Safety course receive OSHA 30 certification.

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What does this program cost?

TCC’s Career Studies Certificate in Construction Project Management consists of 2 semesters of full-time study at the Advanced Technology Center on the Virginia Beach Campus.

If your schedule doesn't permit full-time attendance, you may also take classes part time.

Estimated Program Cost*:
23 credits x $181.10 per credit = $4,165.30 (not including textbooks and supplies)
*Based on Fall 2017 in-state tuition. Your actual cost may differ.

Where can you go?

Graduates interested in further education can apply these credits toward TCC’s Associate of Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology.

Is this program for you?

Yes, if you: 

  • work well in teams
  • are detail-oriented
  • can multitask
  • enjoy working outdoors
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Hybrid courses allow students to take two classes in the same time slot by offering courses that meet every other week

Students receive all mandatory software for free 

U.S. News & World Report ranks construction managers No. 1 among construction jobs

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Median annual salary

Jobs related to this field pay a median annual salary of $56,576*

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* Salary estimate is provided for comparison purposes only and doesn’t constitute a promise of employment or earnings. Salaries were calculated based on related job codes and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.