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, marketing, construction finance and law, green construction, field engineering, with advanced training in estimating, planning and scheduling, culminating in professional development projects and capstones within 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.
This program was designed using American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) guidelines and is planning on seeking program accreditation with ACCE.
Degree Information: Graduates earn a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete.
Common Job Titles
Project Manager; Construction Manager; Construction Business Owner; Estimator; Field Engineer
National Median Salary
SOURCE: Based on the 2012-2013 Edition of the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, www.bls.gov