Construction Management Student Resources

Your information source for current students studying a construction management degree.

Computer Requirements
The Construction Management program requires junior-level students to have access to laptop computers in the curriculum coursework. All CM majors who enroll in CM 230 Construction Estimating I, which is generally at the beginning of the junior year, will be required to purchase and utilize laptop computers in their CM coursework. CM 230 is the beginning of a 4-semester sequence of courses where laptops will be required for their junior and senior years. Freshman and sophomore level CM courses are exempt from this requirement.

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.