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MBA in Construction Management - Everglades University

Master’s Degree in Business Administration: Concentration in Construction Management

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

CONCENTRATION IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

The curriculum is designed to allow the student to acquire a Master’s Degree in Business Administration as well as prepare him/her for a career in business. This degree will prepare the student for a career beyond entry-level in business or management.

The program leading to the Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply advanced theoretical concepts and knowledge from all functional areas of business through an analytical, decision-making process which focuses on solving practical problems. Students in the MBA program acquire new knowledge and use this knowledge to efficiently access and retrieve information through technology. The MBA program promotes the use of networking, leadership, and interpersonal competencies to develop and sustain effective relationships with peers, and to create an appreciation for the value of a diverse workforce.

MASTER’S DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DESCRIPTION
The MBA curriculum provides a challenging and creative learning environment with an intensive program of study that has a broad-based administrative emphasis. Recognizing that the management methods of tomorrow may bear little resemblance to methodologies in current use, the program emphasizes sound general principles and decision-making techniques that provide a base for continued learning and professional development rather than upon business procedures which are subject to obsolescence. The MBA-Concentration in Construction Management with courses such as Strategic Management of Construction Organizations, Advanced Construction Estimating, and Legal Aspects in Construction will strengthen graduates business and management skills with an emphasis on construction management.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Master’s degree in Business Administration seeks to provide students with a well-rounded view of the purpose, operation, and management of business entities. Graduates will be able to understand how analytical tools apply to business policy and decision making as well as be able to understand management theory and organizational behavior. Graduates with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration will possess the skills to explain how economic and financial events impact business decision making.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
To receive a Master’s Degree in Business Administration students must complete 36 credit hours as described below. The length of the program is approximately 12 months or 48 weeks (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES (21 CREDITS)
Accounting for Decision Makers3.0 credit hours
Leadership Skill for Managers3.0 credit hours
Managerial Finance3.0 credit hours
Human Resource Management3.0 credit hours
Marketing Management3.0 credit hours
Applied Managerial Statistics3.0 credit hours
Business Policy and Decision Making3.0 credit hours
CONCENTRATION IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT COURSES (12 CREDITS)
Strategic Management of Construction Organizations3.0 credit hours
Advanced Construction Estimating3.0 credit hours
Construction Scheduling and Planning Strategy3.0 credit hours
Legal Aspects in Construction3.0 credit hours
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CAPSTONE COURSE (3 CREDITS)
Graduate Business Capstone Courses3.0 credit hours
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE36 CREDITS

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.