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Individuals looking for a career change into the construction management field can enroll in LSU’s Post-baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) in Construction Management. Students from the areas of business and architecture as well as qualified military personnel are eligible for this unique online program, which consists of six core construction management courses specifically built for the certificate’s pursuit.
This certification can also help professionals prepare for the American Institute of Constructors (AIC) Associate Constructor Level I Exam by offering the basic leveling courses needed for most American construction management/science graduate programs. This program would also benefit individuals from the various city municipalities, government agencies, insurance assessors, property appraisers, realtors, marketing professionals, accountants, attorneys, and lenders.
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Students can complete the PBCM degree at their own pace. Consisting of 6, seven-week courses, the program can be completed in 6-12 months.
No matter how many miles one might be from LSU’s home campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the school enables students near and far to receive a quality education online. The degree can be completed at their own pace from wherever they are in the world.
This certificate program provides valuable preparation for the Associate Constructor Level 1 Exam.
Join more than 250,000 alumni worldwide from the flagship institution of Louisiana.
Instructor Kimberley Williams, Ph.D. explains what makes the LSU Online Construction Management programs unique.
Total credit hours per program: 18 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $326
Total cost with fees: $5,868
Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for final program cost.
The following courses are to be taken in sequence: CM 2100, CM 3110 and CM 4100.
The following can be taken when they are offered and in any order: CM 2500, CM 3200 and CM 4210.
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The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. The disclosure for the Post-baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) in Construction Management can be found here.
While professional licensure and certifications are available in fields related to our degree programs, our programs do not directly result in licensure or certification. Licensure in fields related to engineering, construction management, or computer science generally falls under the jurisdiction of external organizations such as state licensing boards. For example, engineering licensure in Louisiana is governed by Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying (LAPELS) Board. If you intend to pursue such credentials, we advise you to contact the applicable authority to familiarize yourself with their specific requirements. Further, you may contact the associate dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering (email@example.com) with questions related to licensure or certification.
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