• B.S. in Construction Management

Construction Management

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  • B.S. Degree in Construction Management

    Construction Management (CM) is a professional management B.S. degree that educates graduates to manage, coordinate, and supervise a construction project from conceptual development through owner acceptance. If you choose to enroll in MSUM’s CM 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 average starting salaries for CM graduates is approximately $55,000 per year with nearly 100% job placement. The Construction Management (CM) program at MSUM is accredited by the American Council of Construction Education (ACCE), which establishes standards and criteria for excellence in construction education. The CM program at MSU Moorhead was the first Construction Management program in Minnesota to be accredited by ACCE.

    Curriculum Overview

    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)

    In addition, students attend field trips and interact with industry professionals each semester in the program. Students are required to complete industry internships as part of their plan of study.  Many students gain valuable management experience working for construction firms while pursuing their degree. This program prepares students for a challenging and dynamic career through key professional development requirements including taking the AIC Construction Certification Exam. Students may enter the program as incoming freshman, internal transfers, and external transfers from other universities or technical/community colleges.

    Credit Transfer & Curriculum

    Community College Transfer Guide Information

    Degree Requirements