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Construction Estimating, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Online
The Professional Certificate in Construction Estimating at San Diego State University provides an excellent overview of basic and advanced principles of construction estimating and bidding in the construction industry.
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Overview

The Professional Certificate in Construction Estimating is offered by the San Diego State University.

Course times are scheduled year-round to be compatible with your work commitments. Each course meets online for ten weeks. Discussions using an online bulletin board afford the opportunity to examine everyday construction challenges shared by others in the construction industry.

The Certificate

To earn the certificate you are required to receive a passing grade in five of the six courses. This certificate can be completed in 3 months. All courses should be completed within two years of starting the program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Construction Estimating
  • Essential Construction Math
  • Construction Blueprint Reading
  • Estimating and Bidding 
  • Construction Materials and Processes

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    340 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 340 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    340 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 340 USD per module and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

There are several financial aid opportunities available to students who wish to complete programs at the College of Extended Studies.

  • Workforce Development Financial Aid

More than 40 programs at the College of Extended Studies are approved by the local San Diego Workforce Partnership for free tuition. The Workforce Partnership has specific eligibility requirements to receive this funding. To determine if you qualify, visit one of the six One-Stop Career Centers in San Diego.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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