UC San Diego Extension’s Professional Certificate in Facilities Management offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to equip you with the knowledge, training and tools necessary to make effective and sustainable facilities management decisions that reduce costs while enhancing your organization’s facility and services. Learn strategies and techniques in all areas of competency recognized by the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), including management, finance, communications, software and technology. Explore hot topics and current issues in the industry, including sustainability, productivity, and economics and life cycle cost analysis. Gain insights and tips from experts in the field that you can immediately apply at work.
*Online options vary by quarter.
*Cost may vary due to elective course selection.
*Varies by student and courses taken per quarter.
UC San Diego Extension’s electives in sustainability help facility managers identify ways to use resources more efficiently and create healthy work spaces that increase productivity. You will learn practical energy management solutions, current approaches to recycling and waste management, and life cycle costing strategies that improve sustainability.
Upon completion of this certificate students will be prepared to pursue professional credentials offered through the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA). Visit IFMA at www.IFMA.org
For more information: FacilMgtProgram@ucsd.edu
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There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
The Facilities Management program includes 12 required units and your choice of 8 elective units. Principles of Facilities Management (BUSA-40063) is strongly recommended as a prerequisite to other facilities and sustainability courses. The program can be completed in two years, taking one course per quarter.
For more information please visit: extension.ucsd.edu/facilities
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Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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Business, Professional & Legal Programs. Call 858-534-8139 or Email: FacilMgtProgram@ucsd.edu
UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Although programs are open to all adult learners, where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
The Professional Certificate in Facilities Management includes courses that address all competency areas recognized by the IFMA.
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Real Estate & Property Management
Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity
Leadership & Strategy
Operations & Maintenance
Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
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