Facilities Management

Professional Certificate in Facilities Management

Professional Certificate in Facilities Management

Classroom Program


9-12 months


UCR Extension

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


12 Units


6 Units

Real People. Real Results.

“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

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


Quarter 3

Case Studies in Facilities Engineering

MGT X401.01A

3 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

Director of Professional Programs
UCR Extension

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