The Master’s Degree in Construction Management allows students seeking upper-level management positions in various sectors of the construction industry to improve their competency in project, program and company management areas. The program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply advanced theoretical concepts and knowledge from all functional areas of the construction business through an analytical, decision-making process which focuses on solving practical problems.
MASTER’S DEGREE IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION
The Master’s in Construction Management curriculum provides a challenging and creative learning environment, including courses such as Strategic Management of Construction Organizations, Advanced Construction Estimating, Construction Claims, Construction Cost Analysis and Financial Control, Construction Productivity, and Legal Aspects in Construction.
The Master’s degree in Construction Management seeks to provide students with a well-rounded view of the purpose, operation, and management of construction 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 Construction Management will attain strengthened skills in the business and management of construction organizations, as well as to provide the tools to understand how economic and financial events impact business decision making, and apply them to the construction industry.
To receive a Master’s Degree in Construction Management 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).
|CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT COURSES (36 CREDITS)|
|Advanced Construction Estimating||3.0 credit hours|
|Construction Scheduling And Planning Strategy||3.0 credit hours|
|Legal Aspects In Construction||3.0 credit hours|
|Strategic Management Of Construction Organizations||3.0 credit hours|
|Construction Cost Analysis & Financial Control||3.0 credit hours|
|Construction Productivity||3.0 credit hours|
|Construction Claims||3.0 credit hours|
|Decision & Risk Analysis in Construction||3.0 credit hours|
|Developments in Construction Technologies||3.0 credit hours|
|Alternative Project Delivery Methods||3.0 credit hours|
|Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management/Leadership||3.0 credit hours|
|Graduate Construction Management Capstone Course||3.0 credit hours|