Widener University

School of Engineering

Land Development Certificate

Address:

One University Place

101 Kirkbride Hall

Chester, PA 19013

United States

Phone:

1-610-499-4251 (Mast

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Land Development Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Direct access to the technical, environmental, legal, and political aspects of the land development process is what we offer at Widener. To earn our graduate level certificate in Land Development, you must complete two core courses and two elective courses totaling 12 credit hours. These credits can be completed in as quickly as eight months, and can also be applied towards a master's degree in Civil Engineering. The Land Development Certificate program gives the practicing professional a solid understanding of the fundamentals of the land development process, blending theory and practice to help develop the skills and understanding needed to succeed in this competitive business. Participants who complete the certificate can expect to: •Acquire specialized technical knowledge •Enhance project management skills •Network with other practitioners For information on the program, please contact Kara Barnard at (610) 499-4198 Applicants with bachelor’s degrees in related fields will be considered. Contact the School of Engineering for an admission packet. Program Completion Requirements To earn the Land Development Certificate, students must earn a minimum grade point average of 2.8. Matriculation from Certificate into Degree Program To matriculate from the Land Development Certificate program into our Master in Civil Engineering or Engineering Management programs, students must complete the certificate program with a B average. Curriculum-Required Courses Semester Hours ENGR 600, Municipal & Civil Project Management 3 ENGR 601, Land Development 3 Technical Electives choose two, limit one * course •*ENGR 604 Environmental Law for Engineers •ENGR 605 Advanced Water & Wastewater Systems •ENGR 610 Groundwater Pollution Remediation •ENGR 613 Geosynthetics •ENGR 637 Environmental Planning & Assessment •ENGR 641 Design of Water Distribution & Sanitary Sewer Systems •ENGR 642 Best Management Practices for Stormwater Control •ENGR 643 Ground Improvement •*PA 640 Planning and the public

Accreditation:

Middle States

International Student Requirements:

Applicants with bachelor’s degrees in related fields will be considered. Contact the School of Engineering for an admission packet.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 12

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1163 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

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