Construction Leadership & Management
(Bachelor's Completion Degree)
Program Fact Sheet/Courses (pdf file)
NOTE: this bachelor's completion program, which launches Aug. 20, 2012, is designed for graduates of A.A.S. programs in Architectural Drafting, Construction Supervision, Electrical or HVAC. Other construction-related two-year or certificate degrees may also transfer in.
The Construction Leadership & Management (CLMA) bachelor’s completion program prepares students to successfully manage, lead, and influence construction projects, teams, and companies. Graduates develop the critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills to take on professional roles as project managers, construction managers, business leaders and entrepreneurs. Students in the program represent various construction industries and combine their specialized technical knowledge with leadership skills required to manage all phases and types of construction and make ethical and strategic decisions about the built environment.
Coursework features lectures on the principles of management and leadership and construction management plus seminars on current trends in the construction industry. Arts & Sciences courses enhance a student’s technical education through study in oral and written communications; math and physical science; social/behavioral studies; and the arts and humanities. Students complete a core curriculum and then select an emphasis area in Sustainability, Business Management or a cooperative experience of internships and practicums. This program was designed using American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) guidelines and is planning on seeking program accreditation with ACCE.
The program takes four semesters to complete. Classes are in the evening.