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MTEC Degree: Specialization in Construction Management
The Construction Management option allows students to take advanced courses that provide the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to conduct, manage, and supervise various construction-related activities. The program prepares students for managing complex construction-related projects and companies and to advance within various construction-related careers in the construction industry.
The Construction Management option provides a combination of courses that involve the principles, practices, and tools associated with construction business practices, project management, planning and scheduling, cost estimating and control, risk management, contracts and law, construction materials and methods, quality standards in construction, and international construction. This option will also help to prepare students to sit for the Associate Constructor Exam or the Certified Professional Constructor Exam.
The Construction Management option prepares students for rewarding and challenging jobs in various sectors of the construction industry as a business owner, company executive, consultant, project manager, or superintendent. This option is especially valuable for individuals currently working in the construction industry who are looking to further their education and expertise in order to enhance their careers or start their own business.
Master of Technology students specializing in Construction Management are required to complete a minimum of 33 credit hours of course work as indicated below:
Twelve credit hours of Master of Technology core coursesare required.
TECH 57010 - Ethics, Technology and the Environment
TECH 60000 - Project Management in a Technological Environment
TECH 60001 - Quantitative Methods in Technology
TECH 60078 - Research Methods in Technology
Construction Management Concentration Courses:
A minimum of 15 credit hours of coursework should be taken from the following list.
CMGT 51040 -Construction Estimating I
CMGT 51041 -Construction Estimating II
CMGT 52105 -Construction Contracts and Law
CMGT 52107 -Construction Scheduling
CMGT 52110 -Applied Construction Management
CMGT 62040 -Construction Methods Improvements
CMGT 62050 -International Construction Management
CMGT 67320 - Applied Sustainability in Construction Management