Construction Management Major

At a Glance

Level: Bachelor, minor, or certificate
Prerequisites: 45 credits, 30 for pre-major admission
Degree Requirements: Required Core and Tracks
Credits: 51 in major, 120 to graduate
Admission Deadlines: May 1, August 1, December 1 

Improve your skills and knowledge of the construction process from the conceptual development stage through the final construction phase with a major in construction management. Taught by U of M faculty and industry experts, this construction management major will give you tools you can apply immediately on the job.

The construction management program is

  • grounded in current industry practices and technologies;
  • multidisciplinary, to help you develop the broad base of knowledge needed by today’s professionals;
  • supportive, with small classes, responsive advisers, and easy access to faculty;
  • flexible, with evening and online courses.

Build Your Career

Whether you're a working professional seeking a part-time program or a full-time student with a strong interest in a construction career, this degree will prepare you for a leadership role. Gain essential knowledge in

  • design and construction technologies;
  • construction estimating;
  • contracts and specifications;
  • construction project management;
  • results measurement;
  • quality assurance.

In addition to core construction management competencies, choose one of four tracks:

  • Commercial Construction
  • Facility Management
  • Highway Heavy and Civil Works
  • Residential Construction