The Construction Management Program

The Construction Management Program resides in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources within the School of Planning, Design and Construction.

Photo of Construction Management students receiving instruction.
Construction Management students receiving instruction.

Established: 1948.
Accredited by: American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

Construction Management is a profession of both the management and technological aspects of the construction industry. The CM students take classes in management, contracts, finance, estimating, scheduling, project management, real estate, structural design, accounting, building codes, business law, safety and materials. They are provided opportunities to receive real-world experiences through a well-established internship program.

The Construction Management Program resides in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources within the School of Planning, Design and Construction. Currently, the Construction Management Major has 175 undergraduate students and 39 graduate students enrolled.

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelors of Science in Construction Management.
  • Master of Science in Construction Management.
  • PhD in Construction Management.

Teaching Focus

  • Project Management.
  • Sustainable Built Environment.
  • Estimating, Scheduling and Codes.
  • Construction Management Information Systems.
  • Lean Construction.
  • International Project Management.

Construction Management Facts

175 Undergraduate CM Majors:

  • 76% in state.
  • 12 % out of state.
  • 12% international.
  • 34 CM Masters.
  • 5 CM Ph.D.
  • 41% in state.
  • 8 % out of state.
  • 51% international.
  • 80% employment for graduates.
  • 10% recruiting from in-state.
  • 90% of recruiting from out-of-state.

Other School of Planning, Design & Construction Majors

There are four majors within the school, including Construction Management.

Interior Design

Established: 1935.
Accredited by: Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design.
  • Master of Arts in Interior Design and Facilities Management.
  • Master of Arts in Environmental Design.
Teaching Focus
  • Design Education and Pedagogy.
  • Design Theory and Application.
  • Historic Preservation and Conservation of the Built Environment.
  • Sustainable Design.
  • Visual Communication and Technology.
  • Indoor Environmental Quality.

Landscape Architecture

Established: 1898.
Accredited by: Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB).

Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor in Landscape Architecture (BLA).
  • Master of Arts in Environmental Design.
Teaching Focus
  • Design.
  • Site Engineering.
  • Sustainable Issues.
  • Human and Cultural Aspects.
  • From Site to Regional scale.

Urban and Regional Planning

Established: 1946.
Accredited by: Planning Accreditation Board (PAB).

Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning.
  • Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP).
  • MURP/JD dual degree.
  • Master of International Planning Studies.
Teaching Focus
  • Urban Policy and Governance.
  • Community and Economic Development and Methods.
  • Land Use and the Environment Planning.
  • Transportation Planning.
  • Environmental and Sustainable Development.
  • Globalization and Urbanization.
  • Technology and Development.

 


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