2017 - 2018 Catalog (Current)

Construction Administration

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Why Choose Construction Administration?

Construction Administration includes such classes as construction quantity estimating, construction administration, constructoin cost estimating, advanced construction scheduling, and prepares students for such positions as crew leader or field supervisor.

To be admitted to the Construction Administration certificate program, you must have college algebra, trigonometry, work experience or construction practices, general plan reading and computer applications or be able to pass a proficiency exam. An academic advisor can help you determine which certificate program best fits your education/experience background and meets your career goals.

It's possible to enroll in individual courses without committing to completing the entire program. However, since class size is limited, enrollment preference will be given to those students who intend to finish all courses and earn the certificate.

Admissions Criteria

To be admitted to the Construction Administration certificate program, you must have college algebra, trigonometry, work experience or construction practices, general plan reading and computer applications or be able to pass a proficiency exam or have successfully completed the following prerequisites:  MATH 120, CONM 111, 112, ISYS 105 and CONM 424.

Graduation Requirements

A minimum of 50% of the total credits required must be earned at Ferris State University.  

If a student is in an FSU degree-seeking program, the certificate will not be granted if more than 50% of the certificate credits are required in the program/major.

A minimum grade of C- is required for each course in certificate.

Cumulative GPA must be a 2.0 or higher. 

More Information

College of Engineering Technology
Ferris State University
1009 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-2890

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Prerequisites

Construction Practices
3
OR Construction Work Experience
Plans and Specifications
3
OR Plan Reading
Intro Micro Systems-Software
3
OR Microsoft Office

Required Courses

Construction Estimating I
3
Construction Administration
3
Construction Scheduling
3
Construction Estimating II
3