CERT

Civil Engineering - Construction Management Certification

Online Program Overview

Degree Level
Certificates
Total Credits
12
Delivery
Fully Online
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Minimum GPA
3.0
Qualifying Exam
GRE Not Required

Offering the professional the most recent innovations and technological advancements in their respective field, CVN now offers a Certification in Construction Management. The curriculum builds upon a student's technical background to develop managerial and financial expertise through a mix of fundamental and advanced areas of study. The courses expose students to the activities and issues of planning, financing, procuring, constructing and managing the built environment. The program is particularly attractive for architects and engineers without formal education in project leadership, management and finance who now find themselves confronting these challenges.

Columbia's Construction Engineering and Management Program prepares students to effectively deliver and manage the capital facilities and infrastructure that are critical to worldwide productivity. Columbia students apply and discover concepts, methods, and strategies for improving the delivery and management of constructed facilities and systems. This breadth introduces our students to the variety of managerial functions found in the modern construction industry and prepares them for positions of leadership and responsibility within industry, government, or academia.

"CVN provides a first class educational opportunity that fits both my work and personal schedule!"
John A. Taylor III, Lucent

Admissions Requirements

Students admitted to the program must possess an undergraduate degree in civil engineering or a related field from an accredited academic institution. Applicants should have a strong undergraduate record to be competitive for admission. 

GPA required: Minimum of 3.0 

Applicants to the Certification of Professional Achievement Program must submit official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, personal-professional statement, resume, and the $150 application fee.

Candidates for the Certification of Professional Achievement Program must complete the program of study as defined by the appropriate department. Program requirements for completion of these Certification Programs are listed below:

  • 4 Graduate-level classes all earned through CVN, as a non-degree student.
  • Minimum of 12 credit points
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of program within two (2) calendar years.

Description

Program requirements for completion of these Certification Programs are listed below.

Course List

Students must complete four courses from the list below:

  • CIEN E4022: Bridge Design and Management
  • CIEN E4111: Uncertainty and Risk in Infrastructure Systems
  • CIEN E4129: Managing Engineering & Construction Processes
  • CIEN E4130: Design of Construction Systems
  • CIEN E4131: Principles of Construction Techniques
  • CIEN E4132: Prevention and Resolution of Construction Disputes
  • CIEN E4226: Advanced Design of Steel Structures
  • CIEN E4243: Foundation Engineering

Tuition & Fees

2017 - 2018 Tuition & Fees

Please note that all tuition and fees are in U.S. dollars and are estimated. Tuition and most fees are prescribed by statute, and are subject to change at the discretion of the Trustees.

CVN Credit Tuition: $1,936 per point (Credit Hour)
CVN Fee: $395 non-refundable fee per course
Transcript Fee: $105 non-refundable one-time fee

CVN Audit Tuition: $834 per point (Credit Hour)
Graduate Admission Application Fee: $150 non-refundable one-time fee
CVN Fee: $395 non-refundable fee per course

Certification Program Application Fee: $150 non-refundable one-time fee

Late Registration Fee: $100 non-refundable fee

CVN Withdrawal Fee: $75, plus prorated tuition and all non-refundable fees

For example: A three credit course would be $5,808 + transcript fee $105 (one-time) + CVN fee $395 = $6,308

 

Payment should be mailed to:

Columbia Video Network
540 S.W. MUDD Building, MC4719
500 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027

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