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  • Program Type
    Major
  • Degrees Offered
    B.S.
  • School
    School of Engineering

Position yourself for success as a general contractor or project manager. Our program integrates classroom learning with practical experience in our machine shop, design center, and design fundamentals lab.

What You’ll Learn

You’ll acquire industry knowledge and hands-on experiences that will prepare you to lead and supervise a wide variety of construction projects. You’ll master the skill sets you need to serve and engage clients, fellow employees, and members of your community.

Stand out in the field.

Gain valuable skills and make lasting professional contacts when you intern with companies, agencies, and organizations around the region. Mary’s School of Engineering has relationships with over 50 companies, many of which offer paid internships.

Master the skills you need to succeed.

Classes are taught in lab settings and students learn through a combination of lab work, design projects, and real-world examples.

Learn all aspects of project management

Learn to utilize project management skills to efficiently direct and manage time-sensitive ventures, while staying on budget.

Work with cutting-edge technology.

You’ll take classes in the School of Engineering building, which opened in 2020 and features a machine shop, student design center, and a design fundamentals lab.

Course Requirements

Please visit our catalog for a list of all courses and credits.

Careers & Outcomes

Employment Trends

With a construction management degree, you can pursue a career in a range of construction fields including specialty trade construction, commercial or residential construction, and heavy and civil engineering construction. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demand for construction managers to grow eight percent through 2029 — as the nation focuses on rebuilding infrastructure and energy efficiency.

Career Paths

  • Construction manager
  • Project manager
  • Facilities manager
  • Site engineer
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Building surveyor
  • Cost estimator

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