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MTEC Degree: Specialization in Construction Management

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.

Degree Requirements

Master of Technology students specializing in Construction Management are required to complete a minimum of 33 credit hours of course work as indicated below:

Core Courses

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