Our high-impact Bachelor of Science in Construction Management program will train you to meet today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.
The construction industry is the largest single industry in the United States. Despite experiencing record growth, nationally as well as globally, a skill and labor shortage persists in the industry. Through our program, which blends knowledge of science and technology into a professional management degree, you will learn the technical, problem-solving, and managerial skills companies seek.
Learn from faculty and industry professionals in our hands-on laboratories that include the Safety Lab, Commercial Construction Lab, and Road and Infrastructure Lab. This training will prepare you to oversee construction projects, manage risk and safety issues, and much more. Plus, with the addition of just a few courses, you can complement your degree with a minor in business or architecture, creating even more opportunities for employment.
Choose how your degree will best suit you by selecting an area of emphasis.
As a construction management professional, you’ll be one of the key players in the construction industry. This role forms a bridge that takes designs from the architects and engineers and bring them to life through their work with carpenters, electricians, plumbers, and other tradesmen. You’ll learn not only the technical skills required in this industry, but how to successfully coordinate with project partners like suppliers, financers, and more.
With the emphasis of construction management, you will explore topics of plan reading, building materials, estimating, scheduling, contracts, and change orders. You’ll work with our one-of-a-kind construction laboratories that emphasizes commercial and road & infrastructure construction practices and procedures.
Construction Safety Management
As a construction safety management professional, you’ll play a crucial role by providing leadership, guidance, and support in a company’s quest to manage the risks inherent with construction operations. In addition, you’ll act as a liaison between your company leadership and the crews on the ground, as well as the company and outside groups like insurance partners and regulatory agencies.
With the emphasis of construction safety management, you will enhance your understand of safety on the construction site with course that focuses on safety and risk management, construction safety, construction hazard control solutions, construction heavy equipment safety, and construction technical certifications.