MS in Construction Management
The Master of Science in Construction Management program offers the advanced degree you need to take your career to the next level. Whether you are interested in full-time study or you are a working professional pursuing your studies part-time, our graduate term structure will allow you to accelerate your studies. The program can be finished in as little as one year studying full-time and as few as 18 months studying part-time. Classes will typically be offered once a week during the evening.
Why Choose MS in Construction Management?
Construction projects, from buildings to roads and other types of infrastructure, are a constant in today’s society, and construction managers are needed to coordinate the many aspects of these large-scale projects from beginning to end. A Construction Manager supervises and implements the effective management of the project’s schedule, cost, quality, safety, scope, and function. Construction Management is an exciting and multifaceted career that requires a wide range of skills and expertise from engineering and business knowledge, to communication skills and time management. With an MS in Construction Management, you’ll be prepared for the many opportunities available in the construction industry. View our current tuition rates.
What Will You Study?
To satisfy requirements for an advanced degree in construction management, you will take seven core courses that will include Construction Management; Materials Selection, Cost Estimation, and Bidding; Engineering Cost Analysis; Legal Aspects of Engineering; Occupational Safety and Health; and others. Prior to the completion of your first four courses, you will choose an academic advisor and plan of study for the remainder of your program. Master’s candidates will select from three options:1) an all-course option, 2) a project option, which includes advanced coursework and a final presented project, and 3) a thesis option, that involves advanced coursework and a thesis with presentation.
- Successful completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education in construction management, architecture, civil engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering. Other engineering or related disciplines will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required for admission. Candidates with an undergraduate GPA between 2.7 and 2.99 will be considered for conditional admittance.
- Programming competence
- Candidates with an undergraduate degree not accredited by ABET are encouraged to submit a GRE score.
Construction Managers are needed around the globe to help complete building projects efficiently and safely. The College of Engineering enjoys a growing reputation among international students for the caliber of our graduate programs. Learn more about our support for international students.
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