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Project Management in Industrial Construction Certificate

Advance Your Career with an LSU Certificate

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Become Highly Skilled in Leading Industrial Projects

Professionals in the industrial construction sector who want to drive their careers forward and move into a project controls or estimator role must obtain the knowledge related to the business side of the field. With the Project Management in Industrial Construction MicroCred for College Credit Certificate from LSU Online & Continuing Education, students can gain the required skills in project estimating and bidding, scheduling, and more. The certificate program consists of two 8-week courses and an elective of students’ choosing. Electives concentrate on topics such as the following:

  • Process equipment, maintenance, and turnarounds
  • Electrical installations
  • Strategic planning
  • Organizational behavior

Upon completion of the three-course series (see list below), students will receive an LSU MicroCred digital badge that can be used for online résumés, personal websites, or social media. In addition, these are college courses and can be fully transferred into LSU’s Online Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (BSCM). These 8-week courses also can be used for continuing education units/credits required by some certifications and licenses.

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Course Listing


  • CM 3356 - Industrial Construction Estimating
  • CM 4357 - Industrial Project Controls

Select one elective from the following:

  • CM 3355 - Maintenance and Turnarounds
  • CM 4117 - Human and Environmental Factors
  • CM 4223 - Company Strategic Planning
  • CM 4358 - Industrial Electrical Installations

Cost per 3-credit course: $866

Total cost: $2,598

Note: Prices are subject to change. Cost does not include the price of textbooks. Contact an Enrollment Coach to see what savings you may qualify for.


The courses in this MicroCred are regular three-credit-hour LSU courses. Each online course runs on a term of 8 weeks. You must complete all three courses to earn the MicroCred and receive the digital badge.


These online courses require access to a computer with Internet access, email, an Internet browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

MicroCred® Digital Badge Details

Successful completion of all courses within the program earns you an official LSU MicroCred® digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your online résumé and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Badgr. If you have completed this program, request your badge.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Our refund and cancellation policies vary and are subject to change.

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Career Outlook

This MicroCred provides a starting point for the below careers:

  • Project Estimator
  • Cost Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Planner
  • Scheduler
  • Project Controls Manager