Program Certificate in Construction Project Management Online

Boost your career qualifications with the Construction Project Management Certificate online program. Learn how to deliver timely, competitive and safe construction projects and navigate industry-utilized software.

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Program Overview

Lamar Online Degree Tuition Cost
Total Program Cost
Lamar Program Duration
6 months
Program Duration
Degree Credit Hours Required
Credit Hours¹

The Lamar University Construction Project Management Certificate program provides a foundation for you to deliver timely, competitive and safe construction projects while introducing you to industry-wide leadership and project management roles.

Learn to better manage your construction projects with a 100% online Construction Project Management Certificate. This program teaches you the intricacies of planning, scheduling and managing construction projects, and their legal and safety implications, with the option to learn additional estimating or sustainability practices. You will also learn how to navigate industry-utilized software Primavera P6 and HeavyBid in a hands-on environment.

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The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing the Program Certificate in Construction Project Management. Our tuition is affordable, and can be paid by the course.

$6,315 Total program cost without leveling courses

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to action by the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.

Total program cost depends upon transfer hours and program advisement relevant to program requirements. For more information, contact a Lamar University enrollment specialist.

Financial Aid

Ready to get started on your degree program online but need help finding ways to fund your education? We can help you discover student financing sources that include grants, loans and other payment options. Learn more about financial aid here.


Our online Program Certificate in Construction Project Management features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.

Upcoming Start Dates:

Apply by:12/21/22
Start Class:1/17/23

8 week courses Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Payment Due Last Class Day
Fall 2 10/19/2022 09/28/2022 10/05/2022 10/10/2022 12/06/2022
Spring I 01/17/2023 12/21/2022 01/03/2023 01/09/2023 03/07/2023
Spring II 03/08/2023 02/15/2023 02/22/2023 02/27/2023 05/02/2023

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The Program Certificate in Construction Project Management online has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

Official Transcripts

Official Transcripts*

Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

Bachelor's Degree

Undergraduate degree from an accredited university.

2.5 GPA

Cumulative of last 60 hours.

  • Submit official transcripts* from all colleges and universities attended
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • 2.5 GPA that is cumulative of last 60 hours
    • No GRE/GMAT
    • No letters of recommendation
    • No work requirements

Submit application and one-time $25 application fee online

Send transcripts to:

Lamar University Online Admissions
PO Box 10017
Beaumont, TX 77710

Submit electronically to [email protected]

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*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Lamar University Office of Admissions will no longer require community college transcripts for graduate applicants. Official transcripts from all other institutions will be required. However, if a department or program wishes to review a community college transcript for decision purposes, the department or program may directly request the applicant to submit the official community college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions for processing.


The Construction Project Management Certificate online program consists of 15 credit hours. Choose any five of the following courses. Several courses in this program feature software compatible with Microsoft Windows operating systems (not compatible with Mac OS).
Students may choose five courses from the list below.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Theoretical knowledge and practical applications of advanced methodologies for planning, scheduling, monitoring, and controlling construction projects. Advanced level application of 4D scheduling and Primavera P6 for creating and managing construction schedules. Introduction to statistical modeling and computer simulation for planning. Software packages widely used in the construction industry. Review of the standard techniques for planning and scheduling—CPM, PERT, and LOB. This course teaches you to use software compatible with the Microsoft Windows operating system only and is not compatible with Mac OS.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course discusses the essential cost estimating and management principles needed by construction managers, including accounting and financial management, to profitably manage the finances of construction companies. Topics in construction cost estimating, construction financial management, construction accounting system, management of costs, profits and cash flows are studied.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Exploration of the fundamentals of advanced technologies for managing construction projects, such as image processing, building information modeling (BIM), virtual construction, and information and communication (ICT)-based project management software package. Application of the theoretical knowledge of project management using advanced technologies. Introduction to the project management body of knowledge and the study of key project management processes.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides an in-depth coverage of construction contract claims and dispute resolution. Topics include: differing site conditions, contract interpretation and administration, delays and accelerations, identification of conflicts and claims, schedule and cost analysis in claims, change orders, dispute resolution and negotiation, and records and documentation.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course discusses how sustainability and green construction concepts and principles applied throughout the design and construction process. Topics included are the concepts and principles of sustainable development; the newest technologies in green construction and materials; infrastructure sustainability and resilience; case studies on the applications of sustainability concepts in design and construction.

*Price does not include leveling courses (if required). Distance learning fee is included in the tuition listed.
¹ Pending final approval by the THECB

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