The Construction Management Master's degree program provides the knowledge and skills essential for successful leadership positions in the construction industry. The curriculum focuses on both fundamental knowledge and advanced topics. Fundamental courses include estimating, scheduling, contracting, and project management and advanced courses include risk analysis, decision making, computer applications in construction, sustainability and green construction, quality management, and Six-Sigma. Our graduates are prepared to work in the construction industry and in academia.
The Construction Management Master's degree requires 31 semester hours. Prior to progressing to advanced skills courses, all applicants are required to take the fundamental courses (Estimating, Scheduling, and Contract Administration) unless they test out of them. Career-change students must consult with the Director of the CM Program to develop a customized study plan. The program is designed for both working professionals and full-time students. Therefore, courses are offered online.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in Construction, Architecture, Civil Engineering or related fields. Experienced professionals without a related degree may be required to take additional leveling courses. For unconditional admission, all applicants must have at least three years of verifiable construction management experience. Applicants who completed their undergraduate degrees in a non-English speaking country must take a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A TOFEL score of 550 is required (equivalent to 213 computerized test, or 79 on the iBT). The TOEFL score may not be more than 2 years old. For more information, visit Graduate Catalog Online.
- An online application
- Two official transcripts of the applicant’s Bachelor Degree
- Two official transcripts of coursework completed after the Bachelor Degree (if any)
- Official GRE test score report
- Official TOEFL test score report (if applicable)
- A letter of intent describing the candidate’s inspirations and benefits from the degree
- Three letters of recommendation
- Application fee
For domestic applicants, fall semester deadline is July 1 and spring semester deadline is December 1. For detail information on admission procedures, deadlines, and requirements, visit College of Technology’s graduate school admission webpage.
For international applicants, fall semester deadline is April 1 and spring deadline is October 1. The following documents are required for the issuance of a student visa:
- A letter of financial backing
- A copy of the candidate’s passport