Construction Management Courses & Curriculum

Students may enter the construction management program as incoming freshman, internal transfers, and external transfers from other universities or technical/community colleges. If you choose to enroll in MSUM’s Construction Management program, you will learn the management skills which allow you to coordinate and manage people, processes, materials, equipment, budgets, schedules, and contracts as well as the safety of employees and the public. Construction Management graduates hold a variety of job titles, such as project manager, project engineer, estimator, scheduler, or construction manager.

The curriculum includes coursework under general topics:

  • Construction Materials, Analysis, & Design
  • Cost Estimating - Quantity Survey, Pricing, & Productivity
  • Scheduling and Project Control
  • Project Management and Administration
  • Heavy/Highway Operations and Analysis
  • Business and Management
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)

Degree Options

Advising Information

AIC Construction Certification Exam

All Construction Management (CM) students sit for the CPC Level 1, Construction Fundamentals Exam when they are enrolled in the CM 492 Capstone Experience. The exam, developed and monitored by the American Institute of Constructors Certification Commission, has been given each semester since 2000. MSUM students have scored at the national average or higher 26 out of 31 times the exam has been given. In spring of 2021, the average test score for MSUM students was 75.0%, while the national average score was 67.2%. The MSUM results met or exceeded the national average in all 20 Construction Management Student Learning Outcome assessment categories.