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Pre-Construction Planning Certificate

South Dakota State University

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About

The 12-credit in Pre-Construction Planning Certificate at South Dakota State University will give you the skills to read plans and schematics, prepare bid estimates, and track construction projects.  

Overview

You will learn about types and uses of construction materials, building methods, how to estimate material & labor, and building subsystems. This certificate open the door to positions with design-build firms, lumberyards, general contractors, and specialty trade contractors.

This Pre-Construction Planning Certificate at South Dakota State University will be a good fit if you:

  • Visualize structures based on drawings or sketches
  • Love being outdoors
  • Enjoy working with a variety of people
  • Like new challenges that come with each building project

Career Opportunities

  • Cost estimator
  • Materials buyer
  • Expeditor
  • Project planner
  • Site supervisor
  • Small business owner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Graphics 
  • Construction Methods and Materials 
  • Cost Estimating 
  • Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing Systems 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.6

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have an above average academic record at least equivalent to a "B-" average (2.60 out of 4.00), or be in the top 60% of their class with suitable academic preparation for the intended major.
  • The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), while not required, is encouraged and strongly recommended for freshman applicants. Students who graduated from U.S. high schools must submit an SAT score.
  • Academic Transcripts need to be originals or official certified true copies. If your transcripts are not in English, certified true translations must be attached. All upper secondary school-level work need to be demonstrated through your transcripts. It is common for applicants to submit transcripts prior to the completion of their final year of secondary school. If you must submit transcripts prior to completion, please indicate your expected graduation date.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    372 USD/credit
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    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during  .
  • National

    256 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 256 USD per credit during  .

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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