Advanced Certificate in Facilities Management
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Lucas Business Complex
2933 Bunker Hill Lane
Santa Clara, CA
Advanced Certificate in Facilities Management was developed to address the current shortage of skilled Facilities Management professionals. It covers the latest FM trends and cutting-edge technologies. It is intended for professionals who wish to enhance their career prospects and prepare for the Certified Facility Manager (CFM) exam.
Certificate program was designed by SJSU faculty in collaboration with industry partners
and local IFMA(*) chapter. It is based on IFMA’s eleven core competencies:
4) Operations & Maintenance
5) Human Factors
6) Finance & Business
7) Emergency Planning & Business Continuity
8) Leadership & Strategy
9) Real Estate & Property Management
10) Project Management
11) Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
(*) IFMA = International Facility Management Association.
Instructors include SJSU faculty and Subject Matter Experts with FM industry experience
Dedicated program support navigating SJSU systems
Program delivered in cohort-style
Classes held in Santa Clara + hybrid delivery
Flexible scheduling to accommodate working professionals:
One course at a time
Classes held in the evening and on weekends
Each course is 8-weeks long (8-weekday meetings and two Saturday meetings)
Earn Advanced Certificate in less than one year
Return On Investment
Glassdoor estimates $89,000 as the average FM salary and $150,000 - $215,000 in salary for a mid level FM professional in San Jose area.
Applying for admission to an off-campus cohort at San Jose State University is not a guarantee that the program will occur. Cohorts must meet minimum enrollment standards in order to take place. Please be aware that in the event a cohort does not launch due to low enrollment, any and all associated application fees cannot be refunded.
Enrollment in Advanced Certificate in Facilities Management program does not guarantee admission into a future MS program. Per CA Title V, students seeking admission into MS programs must pass all graduate admission requirements.