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Construction Leadership Certificate (CUGS)

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Construction Leadership Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) is designed for students who wish to learn the unionized environment of the construction field as well as the communication, writing and research skills required to be an effective construction leader.

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The Construction Leadership Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) requires the completion of 12 undergraduate semester hours (4 courses), which are possible to complete in two consecutive semesters. This certificate program is part of three stackable CUGS from the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Construction Management program.

The following courses make up the Construction Leadership Certificate of Undergraduate Study (CUGS) program.

  • 4 Courses / 12 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 12 S.H.
CM 01408 Industrial Relations in the Construction Industry 3
CM 01411 Construction Safety and Loss Prevention 3
CM 01407 Advanced Leadership & Business Communication 3
CM 01412 Capstone Course - WI 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Associate's degree or an equivalent number of transferable college credits
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of the number of credits earned)
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Professional resume
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