Construction Management


Manage the crew. Complete the project.

Gain hands-on skills and certifications in the Construction Management program offered in partnership with the Colorado Homebuilding Academy and the Community College of Aurora. Our industry-driven classes will prepare you for a fulfilling career in homebuilding, making an average annual salary of $70,000. This program offers two certificates—Construction Superintendent or Construction Estimating.

Whether you are starting a new career in construction or pursuing a promotion within the industry, the Construction Management program can help you take your career to the next level.


Earn Certifications
Earn certifications from the Community College of Aurora, OSHA, and the Colorado Homebuilding Academy.

Earn College Credit
Earn 16–18 credits from the Community College of Aurora.

Connect with Employers
Attend job fairs at the Academy and receive additional career support.

Work-Friendly Schedule
Classes are taught in the evenings, and are paired with online work you can complete at home.

Affordable Tuition
With scholarships and financial aid, most students don’t pay full tuition.

Hands-On Learning
An engaging blend of hands-on work and lectures ensures you can apply your knowledge right away!

Schedule & Tuition

This program offers two certificates—Construction Superintendent (18 credits) or Construction Estimating (16 credits). Students attend classes at Colorado Homebuilding Academy’s training center while completing online coursework outside of class. The cost of a 16–18 credit certificate is approximately $3,100, or about $515 per class, plus books. Scholarships, financial aid, and payment plans are available.



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Karen Benner, CGP, LEED-AP Homes

Karen developed a love for home design in elementary school, and has committed her 20-year career to the homebuilding industry. After receiving her Master’s Degree in Construction Management, she spent several years managing job-sites, then progressed through a variety of roles managing the development of construction documents. Karen became passionate about the built environment’s impact on sustainability and achieved her Certified Green Professional (CGP) and LEED-AP designations in 2009. She championed green building certification of over 800 homes, helping her to win NAHB’s Best-In-Green Young Professional of the Year in 2015. Karen loves the collaborative process of homebuilding, and appreciates the role of each person involved. When she isn’t working, she is probably listening to music or a baseball game, while walking through a neighborhood admiring every detail.

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Bill Wood

With over 30 years of experience in the homebuilding, Bill is skilled at mentoring and developing new talent for his industry. Bill began his career as an assistant construction superintendent and advanced into executive positions for both large national homebuilders and small start-ups. Bill’s passion for service leads him to serve on the board for industry nonprofits, including Colorado Construction Institute and the Home Builders Foundation.


Interested in our Construction Management program? Complete the interest form below for instructions on how to enroll.