Construction Management Major

Construction Management Studies is a program that prepares individuals to manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from concept development through project completion on timely and economic bases.

Construction Management Studies majors and degree programs likely include courses in commercial, residential, mechanical, highway/heavy civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, and specialty construction; facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Construction Management (use the College Search feature and enter " Construction Management " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Construction Management Studies?

With a major/degree in Construction Management, the most obvious job you may take on is that of construction manager.  Other career options include (but are not limited to) real estate developer, architectural engineering, project manager, and building and design manager.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Construction Management Studies:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


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