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The Art and Science Necessary to Create Civilization

The Department of Construction Management offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our graduates master essential knowledge and skills that make them successful in the construction industry, including construction methods, structural systems, contract administration, specifications, planning, estimating, scheduling, and evaluating project performance. Strong industry partnerships offer unmatched opportunities for students to get real-world experience and make connections that often lead to career opportunities.

American Council for Construction Education The 4-year undergraduate program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). Please visit Public Information: Objectives & Outcomes to learn more.

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With our advanced facilities, award winning faculty and industry connections, the Construction Management department offers students unique opportunities to achieve their highest potential and graduate with confidence in their skills.

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

The Construction Management program provides the ultimate balance of construction, business, and engineering courses. The program emphasizes the critical skills that are highly sought in today and tomorrow’s job markets. Graduates of the CM program are prepared to enter rewarding professions such as project managers, field operations engineers, construction estimators, and construction planners. Students may choose between two areas of concentration – the Process and Industrial Track or the Commercial Construction Track. The four-year program is accredited by The American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

Master of Science in Construction Management

Businesses value and seek out managers with advanced technical knowledge and leadership skills. Earning a Master of Science degree in Construction Management at the University of Houston positions you on a direct pathway for continued success in this challenging and rewarding career. Our experienced faculty and intensive curriculum prepare students with a range of practical and technical skills like estimating, scheduling, contract administration, and project management. You will be among the best prepared to apply your knowledge to practical work through training in advanced topics, such as risk analysis, sustainability, information management, industry best practices, quality management, and leadership theories. Our online program option offers maximum flexibility for working professionals. The same program is available internationally to all who choose to pursue the M.S. in Construction Management.

Construction Management Certification

The Construction Management Certificate provides fundamental skills to manage construction costs, schedules, and contracts. The program is designed to assist working professionals such as Project Controls Specialist, Estimators, Schedulers, Contract Administrators, Construction/Field Engineers, Field Superintendents, and Construction/Project Managers to reach their goals by attaining higher technical skills.

Minor in Construction Management

The minor in construction management provides students with the fundamental knowledge and skills expected to gain a competitive edge as a professional in the construction industry. Such knowledge and skills include management of construction documents, cost estimating, construction planning and scheduling, and construction law and ethics. The minor is a natural extension for students in architecture, business; civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering, and similar fields.

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Advising Forms

Advising Forms

Forms necessary for your academic planning including change of major, and general petition form.

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Contact Us

Technology Annex
4734 Calhoun Road #111
Houston, TX 77204-4020
Phone: 713-743-4712
Fax: 713-743-0602

Student Organizations

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Student Chapters

The mission of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Student Chapters is to promote excellence in construction education, training, and practice. ABC strives to integrate the construction industry and academia in an environment that will allow the builders of tomorrow to master the art of construction.

ABC is proud to participate and serve as a student chapter or volunteer group for the following organizations: Associated Builders and Contractors, Associated General Contractors of America, American Institute of Constructors, Habitat for Humanity, Greater Houston Builders Association, and Sigma Lambda Chi (SLC).