Construction Management

Sound managerial decisions are critical to successful construction projects that are finished on time and on budget.
Degree Type: BS

Program Highlights

Choice in Engineering Focus

The Engineering Management major is a great option if you discover, during your study of engineering, that you are most interested in the management aspects of engineering. You’ll build a strong foundation in engineering knowledge, then develop the skills you need to manage people and processes in engineering.

Internships with Major Corporations

An internship during your study provides you with first-hand management experience. CBU Construction Management students have the opportunity to intern with the following companies:

  • Allen & Hoshall
  • Fisher Arnold
  • Flintco
  • Linkous Construction
  • MMC Materials
  • Process Systems, Inc.
  • Risk Strategies
  • Tri-State Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors

What You’ll Study

The Construction Management Concentration requires 122 credit hours. You’ll take CBU general education and liberal arts courses, plus courses in:

  • Civil engineering
  • Statics
  • Mechanics of materials
  • Geomatics
  • Construction materials
  • Construction estimating and cost control
  • Heavy construction equipment
  • Codes and provisions
  • Land development
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Construction Management Minor

The Construction Management minor requires you to complete the following courses in addition to your major degree requirements:

  • Two Construction Management courses
  • One Construction Engineering course
  • Three Business courses


Graduates of the Construction Management program are prepared to work in many different environments where management contributes to the success of construction projects. You’ll be prepared for a career as a:

  • Project manager
  • Field Superintendent
  • Estimator
  • Planning and Scheduling

Is Construction Management for You?

The Construction Management Concentration combines two sets of skills. You’ll excel in this field if you:

  • Adapt quickly to new information or situations
  • Communicate well verbally and in written communications
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Can delegate well to others
  • Possess strong math skills
  • Have an aptitude for engineering and construction

Five Year BS/MSEM Program

The School of Engineering also offers an accelerated five-year BS/MSEM program that allows you to combine a bachelor of science (technical) with a master of science (management) degree that you can complete in five years.
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