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Civil Sitework Construction

5 months
3240 USD/full
3240 USD/full
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The Certificate in Civil Sitework Construction at San Diego State University will equip students with career advancement skills in the areas of site work development including excavation, site utilities, and roadway improvements. 


The Civil Sitework Construction online program at San Diego State University will help students develop usable skills in understanding construction equipment utilization, civil blueprint reading, and civil estimating. 

The program focuses on skills needed by constructors interested in site development. Excavation, roads, bridges, and underground utilities will also be covered. 

Students will learn how to work with the earth, how to select, use, and budget for the best equipment needed to transform a plot of land into a developed site and how to utilize related construction documents.

The Certificate

To complete the certificate, students will complete the following four core courses: Construction Equipment and Methods, Practical Applications of Civil Construction, Estimating Civil Construction, and Civil Blueprint Reading and Materials.

Students must also complete one additional elective course (Contract Documents and Construction Law or Planning and Scheduling). This certificate can be completed in 5 months. All classes should be completed within two years of starting the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Equipment and Methods
  • Practical Applications of Civil Sitework
  • Estimating Civil Construction
  • Civil Blueprint Reading and Materials
  • Contract Documents and Construction Law
  • Planning and Scheduling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 5 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Enroll in the program at any time, even before registering for a course.




  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Only feedback on assignments and exams
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Personal Information Form
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3240 USD for the full programme during 5 months.
  • National

    3240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3240 USD for the full programme during 5 months.


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