Construction Management

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Program Code: 3130

School: School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science

Credential: Graduate Certificate

Program Type: Graduate Certificate program

Program Length: 1 year/ 3 semesters

Start Date: Fall, Winter

Location: Morningside Campus


Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext. 8256

The Construction Management program at Centennial College focuses on the study of the management and technological aspects of residential, industrial, commercial and institutional construction projects, as well as engineering and infrastructure construction.

Construction Management courses in this graduate certificate program provide practical training for you to acquire a unique combination of construction and project management skills in conjunction with the added dimension of protecting the environment and sustainability.

This college management program integrates a modular design, with a principal focus on construction management and an ancillary focus on general project management in a construction environment.

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
CSM-701 Introduction to Construction Management Morningside Campus
CSM-702 Management of a Construction Project Morningside Campus
CSM-704 Alternative Project Delivery Methods Morningside Campus
CSM-705 Construction Methods, Codes, and Norms Morningside Campus
CSM-706 Occupational Health, Safety and Security Morningside Campus
PMGT-706 Business Principles Progress Campus, Morningside Campus and Pickering Learning Site
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
CSM-721 Quantity Surveying, Estimating and Bidding Procedures Morningside Campus
CSM-722 Construction Contracts & Construction Law Morningside Campus
CSM-723 Construction Scheduling Morningside Campus
CSM-724 Construction Cost Planning & Control Morningside Campus
CSM-725 Project Monitoring for Quality Control and Safety Morningside Campus
CSM-726 Procurement Management Morningside Campus
Semester 3
Course Code Course Title Location
CSM-731 Development and Construction Economics Morningside Campus
CSM-732 Innovation in the Construction Industry Morningside Campus
CSM-733 Sustainable Practices Morningside Campus
CSM-734 HR Management Morningside Campus
CSM-735 Risk Management Morningside Campus
PMGT-702 Project Leadership Morningside Campus

Program Highlights

  • There is a focus on protecting the global environment, energy conservation and international sustainable construction strategies.
  • There is also an emphasis on domestic and international sustainability and green building that distinguishes this offering from other construction management programs.
  • The curriculum includes construction management information systems, scheduling, procurement, legal documents and contracts, cost estimation, analysis and construction safety.
  • Comparisons of international building codes and construction practices are presented.

Professional Associations


Centennial College Construction Management program graduates will have completed six of seven educational competencies required to become a Registered Builder with Tarion.

Career Outlook

  • Project manager
  • Coordinator
  • Estimator
  • Site manager
  • Inspector

Academic Requirements

  • College advanced diploma or a university degree in architectural, engineering or construction-related discipline
  • We will consider applicants with a combination of post-secondary education and experience in architecture, engineering or construction

Additional Requirements

1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to For more information go to Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $4,612.00 $1,043.00 $5,655.00
International $14,140.00 $2,326.00 $16,466.00