MasterTrack Certificate in Construction Engineering and Management

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the MasterTrack Certificate in Construction Engineering and Management?

The MasterTrack Certificate in Construction Engineering and Management is a series of six courses designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful Construction Engineering and Management professional in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. Upon successful completion of the six courses, a student will receive a MasterTrack Certificate credential from Coursera. For more information about the MasterTrack Certificate program, please follow this link: https://www.coursera.org/mastertrack/construction-engineering-management-umich

Q: How much does the MasterTrack Certificate cost?

The Construction Engineering and Management MasterTrack™ Certificate costs $2000 USD to register. You can reserve your place in the next cohort with a deposit of $100 USD.

Q: How many courses are in the MasterTrack Certificate?

The Construction Engineering and Management MasterTrack Certificate is a series of six courses, designed to provide an introduction to the foundations of construction projects.

Q: How long does the MasterTrack Certificate take to complete?

The Construction Engineering and Management MasterTrack Certificate can be completed in approximately 6 months.

Q: What admission requirements are there for the MasterTrack Certificate?

The Construction Engineering and Management MasterTrack Certificate does not have any admissions requirements; however, we recommend that learners have a fundamental grasp of algebra, geometry, and basic concepts from Physics, such as force.

Q: What admission requirements are there for the Master of Engineering or Master of Science in Engineering program?

Completion of the MasterTrack Certificate does not guarantee admission to a full Master’s degree program. Information about the admissions requirements for the full degree programs offered by the Tishman Construction Management Program can be found at this website on the following page: http://tcmp.engin.umich.edu/programs/admissions.html

 Q: Is this a full Master’s Degree program?

No. The Construction Engineering and Management MasterTrack Certificate is a series of courses designed to introduce the foundations of a Construction Engineering and Management master’s curriculum, but does not reach the same depth of study as a full Master’s Degree program.

Q: How many credits is the MasterTrack Certificate worth?

The specific number of credits available to those who complete the Construction Engineering and Management MasterTrack Certificate and are admitted to the corresponding Master’s Degree program is currently being evaluated. The expected reduction in credit for completion is approximately one-quarter worth of effort (6 credits).

Q: How much will the full Master’s degree program cost if I complete a MasterTrack Certificate first?

 The cost of a full Master’s Degree will be dependent on how much time the student spends on campus, which can change according to a number of factors. When the final credit decision for the Construction Engineering and Management MasterTrack Certificate is made, we will have a better sense of what the reduction in cost will potentially be for students who pursue a complete degree.

Q: How do I register for the MasterTrack Certificate?

You can pre-register for the first cohort in the Construction Engineering and Management MasterTrack Certificate by visiting the following website: https://www.coursera.org/mastertrack/construction-engineering-management-umich and clicking the button that says “Reserve Your Seat.” You will be asked to deposit $100 USD to reserve your seat in the next cohort of learners.

 

Last Updated by Vineet Kamat on March 28, 2018.