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Building Information Modeling

Professional Certificate in Building Information Modeling

Professional Certificate in Building Information Modeling

Hybrid Program


6 months


UCR Extension

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Educated guesses are a thing of the past; use Building Information Modeling (BIM) to evince insight, streamline processes, create more potential for add-ons for a building, and more.

Lay a foundation of BIM basics, such as its functionality, concepts, and terms. Solidify your understanding with hands-on lessons with BIM in Autodesk Revit 2019. Discover how BIM improves project success and can generate more efficiency in both the project and related workflows. Take your new skillset and knowledge to a project of your own (either a current one or a completed one), and see how BIM integrates in your work environment. Use your certificate to justify your ability to handle new projects, better technology, career development while still working, and increased earnings.

Designed For

  • Anyone wanting to learn more about BIM methodology
  • Professionals in the AECO industry
  • Professionals in the private and public sectors wanting to explore BIM integration
  • Technicians, software developers, and others wanting to learn more about 3D modeling integration
  • Educators teaching 3D modeling

What You'll Learn

  • Essentials of BIM, including concepts, functionality, and terminology
  • The use of BIM in Autodesk Revit 2019
  • How BIM can improve, streamline, and support projects and workplace efficiency
  • Real application of BIM using one of your own projects

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Positions are available in a variety of industries and can include healthcare, government, private companies, and more. They might include:

  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Real People. Real Results.

“My experience at UCR Extension was great. My instructors worked in industry, not just academics, and were able to share real-world scenarios for the assignments we were learning and participating in. I took real-time experiences back to the office, and implemented the new knowledge immediately.”

Tracy Trettin

Administrative Operations Manager
UCR School of Medicine
Riverside, CA

Earning the Certificate

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

Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM)


2 units

Building Information Modeling (BIM) Concepts and Tools


3 units

Building Information Modeling (BIM) Using Autodesk Revit 2019


4 units

Quarter 2

Project Integration Using Building Information Modeling (BIM)


3 units

Building Information Modeling (BIM) Applications in the AECO Workplace


2 units

Case Study Analyses - Building Information Modeling (BIM)


2 units

Instructor Spotlight

“Supporting individuals in keeping pace with the changing requirements of the modern work environment is at our core. Collaboration, partnership, and community drive us to provide accessible, affordable education, and training for working adults. Whether you are an individual looking to advance your career, or an organizational leader interested in investing in your workforce, we are here for you.”

Kasey Wilson, Ed.D.

Director of Professional Programs
UCR Extension
Riverside, CA

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