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Educational Objectives

  •  Students will demonstrate an ability to solve construction management problems.
  •  Students will demonstrate an ability to work under an internship environment and
    document experience in written form.

Requirements for Admission

Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in civil engineering, another related engineering discipline, architecture, business or physical science. Candidates for admission from other backgrounds will be considered for admission if they have construction experience acceptable to the department.  The admissions committee evaluates the preparation of non-engineering applicants and recommends leveling courses as appropriate. These courses are not part of the Master of Science in Construction Management degree plan. Applicants who do not have degrees from English medium universities are required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A score of 213/550 is required for admission.

Recommendations for admission are made on the basis of the following:

  • Grade point average in upper-division or graduate work as appropriate.
  • Resume or evidence of relevant personal or professional experience.
  • Letters of recommendation.

Requirements for Degree

For the Master of Science in Construction Management Degree, students are required to complete a total of thirty (30) credit hours of coursework consisting of twenty-one (21) credits of required courses and nine (9) elective graduate level credits from the Civil Engineering and/or Business with grades of B or higher.

Degree Plan

Required Credits: 30

The required courses are:
CE 5324Construction Management3
CE 5382Constr Cost Analysis & Bidding3
CE 5386Construction Law and Ethics3
CE 5387Construction Scheduling3
CE 5388Construction Safety3
CE 5389Construction Methods3
CE 5385Construction Internship3
Electives:
Students must select nine (9) hours from Civil Engineering and/or Business master level courses9
Total Hours30
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Undergraduate courses must be taken for graduate credit, and require prior approval by the department and the Graduate School.