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Professional Certificate in Facilities Management

Professional Certificate in Facilities Management

Classroom Program

At-a-Glance

9-12 months

$3,500

18 Units

UCR Extension Center

Lead larger, more complex facilities into the future by learning the latest about the impressive array of technology and automated systems. Get technical skills and management techniques to increase your effectiveness, save on budget and ensure quality control without compromising employee satisfaction. Make connections in your field, and get the latest trends and codes related to security, safety and sustainability.

Designed For

Those who are:

  • Facilities managers
  • Operations supervisors
  • Chief operating officers
  • Line supervisors
  • Anyone else who wants to know how to effectively and safely manage a large, complex plant

What You'll Learn

  • Learn technical skills and best practices in management
  • Explore how to save thousands of dollars in plant maintenance, upkeep and improvements
  • Examine global issues to identify safer, more reliable and sophisticated options for a plant's operations
  • Track the latest trends in technology and understand important legal and environmental issues

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Positions are available in a variety of industries all over the world, and can be found in public or private organizations that have large facilities or plants. They might include:

  • Facilities Manager
  • Plant Supervisor
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Superintendent of Operations

Program Overview

Required

12 Units

Elective

6 Units

“After more than 20 years in the USMC, a career change was in order. My professional certificate afforded me the opportunity to obtain industry recognized and sought-after certifications. The instructors, all active in industry, shared pertinent information that was immediately useful, and the networking opportunities were excellent.”

Virgil Chancy

US Marine Corps, Retired
Real Estate Consultant
Riverside, Ca

Earning the Certificate

Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High school education or equivalent

For more information see How to Earn a Certificate

Certificate Courses

Our certificate programs are designed to be flexible, allowing you the option to take just a few courses or to earn the complete certificate. If choosing to complete the certificate, we recommend you get the most out of your experience by following the suggested completion path below.

Quarter 1

Facilities Management

MGT X401

3 units

Facilities Operations

MGT X401.2

3 units

Quarter 2

Construction Project Planning, Scheduling and Control Systems

MGT X471.6

3 units

Elective

Quarter 3

Elective

Elective

“Whatever your goal, completing a professional certificate program will give you confidence to reach for the top. Join thousands of UCR Extension students whose lives have been transformed by our programs.”

Dr. Sharon Duffy

Dean
UCR Extension Professional Studies

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