Dunwoody’s Construction Management bachelor’s degree builds the skills necessary to successfully lead and influence production teams, development projects, and businesses. This program is for students who are continuing on from Dunwoody’s Construction Project Management associate’s degree as well as current students, transfer students, or graduates from a two-year, construction-related program.
While at Dunwoody, you will learn disciplines such as:
– Construction Law
– Field Engineering
– Green Construction
During your final semester, you will complete a real-world capstone project. Throughout the capstone, you will learn how to finance projects, schedule employees, prepare estimates, and develop cost projections in a real-world setting.
Graduates are prepared for careers in both residential and commercial construction.
Additional benefits of Dunwoody’s Construction Management program include:
– Instruction from practicing professionals. Your Dunwoody instructors—both full-time and part-time—are currently working in, or come from, industry.
– Cross-departmental collaboration, including shared projects with Dunwoody’s Architecture, Graphic Design and Interior Design programs.
– Hands-on service learning projects, including activities with nationally recognized organizations like Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, Builders Association of Twin Cities, and Second Harvest Heartland.
– Opportunities to study abroad, increasing your exposure to cultural and global design. Previous Construction Management students have traveled to Spain.
– Involvement with the National Home Builder’s Association (NAHB), providing you with opportunities to participate in national competitions, network with industry professionals, and build your résumé.
– Student organizations and clubs like the Association of General Contractors (AGC), which serve as fun and valuable extracurricular activities.
Graduates earn a Bachelor of Science degree. The program takes two years (four semesters) to complete. Classes within this program are offered during the evening.
This program was designed using American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) guidelines and is planning on seeking program accreditation with ACCE.
Common Job Titles
Possible job titles upon graduation include:
– Project Manager
– Construction Manager
– Construction Business Owner
– Field Engineer
Companies that hire our graduates include:
– Kimley-Horn & Associates
– Ryan Companies
– Zeman Construction
– Cherne Contracting
Data reflects placement for AY2014-15 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE: Based on May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the state of Minnesota published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov.
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