Researchers Develop Techniques to Alleviate Water Shortage
Dr. Ahmed Senouci, associate professor in the University of Houston Department of Construction Management, and a team of Concordia Universit...
Piwetz Family Establishes $50,000 Gift for Construction Management Scholarship Endowment
The Piwetz Family Construction Management Scholarship Endowment, established by Mike and Mary Jo Piwetz, is a need- based $50,000 endowed sc...
Researchers Focus on Bridge Safety
The Texas Department of Transportation has awarded the Department of Construction Management and Department of Civil Engineering $59,705 for...
UH Students Return to Smithsonian for the Summer
Ben Lueders, who will be a fifth-year architecture student in the fall, and Jeffrey Hong, who will begin his junior year as a construction m...
AGC Houston Recognizes Construction Management Scholars
The Associated General Contractors of Americas Houston Chapter recognized six UH construction management students for their academic perform...
Earl Ritchie, lecturer in the construction management department, commented in a Forbes Energy blog, The Solar Net Metering Controversy: Who...
Fluor Donation Kicks Off Industrial Construction Management Partnership with UH
Fluor Corporation and the University of Houston have announced a partnership to promote state-of-the-art training for students in the UH Dep...
Neil Eldin appointed Interim Dean of the College of Technology
Dr. Neil Eldin, Chair of the Construction Management Department has accepted the appointment to the position of Interim Dean of the College ...
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.
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).
The Supply Chain and Logistics Technology major offers a broad array of career paths with global opportunities, with a choice of four academic tracks:
- Operations - knowledge for a domestic and international career in sales, marketing and operations.
- Systems Management - a technology oriented focus with a strong analytical approach designed to achieve optimum solutions to complex supply chain/logistics problems.
- Global Logistics - in-depth analysis in international logistics and its role in the supply chain with a focus on maritime attributes and activities.
- Directed Emphasis - designed for community college transfer students whose colleges have an articulation agreement with the University of Houston.
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.
With a Master of Science degree in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology, you will emerge with the right skills and knowledge in logistics, inventory management, transportation, sales, and procurement. Graduates of our program fill vital management and supervisory roles in a wide range of industries, with job titles such as procurement manager, distribution manager, logistics engineer, logistics analyst, logistics consultant and logistics manager.
The ability to plan and manage technology projects is an increasingly important skill for those with a technical background. The Master of Science degree in Technology Project Management prepares individuals for leadership roles in technology-driven workplaces. Core courses provide in-depth preparation in project management skills complemented by a directed area of study to allow graduate students the opportunity to focus in an area of specialization.
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.
Beyond learning the basics of project management, participants will explore new trends in the marketplace such as global outsourcing - a trend which is causing significant changes the project management process, virtual team management, and new collaboration techniques necessary for the modern project manager.
The University of Houston's College of Technology Lean Six Sigma Program is designed to assist organizations with implementing a quality improvement initiative. Our programs are specifically designed to support organizations by helping them learn to identify and eliminate problems that prevent the achievement of their strategic goals and objectives.
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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).