Construction Management


The mission of the Construction Management Program at MSU is to inspire and educate future leaders and engaged citizens who will innovate the built environment industry.

Overview of the Michigan State University Construction Management Program

The Construction Management Profession: Commercial Construction

Residential Construction


Why Study Construction Management at Michigan State University

The program has one of the highest placement rates and average starting salaries within the college and the university.

Established in 1948, the Construction Management Program at Michigan State University offers a Bachelor, Masters and PhD degrees.

Construction Management is a profession of both the management and technological aspects of the construction industry. Students majoring in construction management 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. Additionally, the program hosts an annual Career Fair, as well as offers other professional development opportunities.

Teaching and Research Focus

  • Construction Project Management.

  • Sustainable Built Environment.

  • Housing.

  • Construction Management Information Systems.

  • Lean Construction.

  • International Project Management.