These online courses will provide students with opportunities to work through case studies, site related questions, issues, and typical job-related problems. Quizzes provide students with immediate feedback on their understanding of the content. Students set their own class times to complete the work due each week. (Students should dedicate about five hours per week, per class.) Instructors are active career professionals who bring experience and knowledge to the classroom.
This program is authorized by SDSU's College of Engineering. Students earn three professional development units per course.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 1.6 million new jobs for this sector by 2022, including more than 78,000 new construction manager jobs. City projects, highways, government buildings, schools, residential housing projects, bridges, and roadways are part of the continuing demand for a construction workforce, all of which must be effectively managed. As the construction industry continues to grow, so will the demand for skilled construction project managers.