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Management of Construction Certificate

Construction manager working with heavy equipment

Upgrade your professional skills and competence in construction and related industries with a certificate from Montgomery College. The program is designed for those who want to upgrade and improve their skills but may not want to complete an associate’s degree. 

The certificate provides students with formal recognition of academic achievement for completing selected courses from the management of construction AAS track. The student may transfer to the AAS track.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the principles and methods used in the installation of materials and building components including structural, nonstructural, mechanical, and electrical systems.
  • Demonstrate technical mastery of the methods and procedures of reading architectural, structural, and mechanical drawings.
  • Assist a field manager or project manager with basic project administration procedures both in the field and at the office.
  • Demonstrate technical mastery in the computer software and surveying equipment used for project administration, estimating, scheduling, and surveying.
  • Develop a working knowledge of construction estimating and scheduling procedures and the legal implications applicable to a construction project.

Program Advising Guide

Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans and make sure you are on track to graduate and/or transfer. The program advising guide outlines the certificate requirements and is meant to supplement the advising process.


Career possibilities include construction project manager, project superintendent, construction estimator, building inspector, or safety manager/director. Some may require a degree.



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