Undergraduate Admissions

Construction Management

Estimate, bid, and schedule. You’re in charge.

Fast-paced, intense, with a $60,000+ starting salary, begin your career focused on building and commercial construction with training at Michigan Tech.

A degree in construction management prepares you to take charge of building projects, from industrial buildings and roads to homes and hospitals. You’ll focus on building and commercial construction while learning the basics of surveying, utility systems, construction, materials, and sustainable building practices to meet your clients’ needs and help conserve scarce resources.

Experience counts. Work on real projects through internships and co-ops. Work in the trades as part of your summer job.

Get hands-on experience like:

  • Learning on top industry software, such as Revit 3D Architectural Design
  • Partnering with the Houghton County Energy Team to compete in the Georgetown University Energy Prize--a five million dollar award to the community that sees the greatest reduction in energy cost during the two year competition.
  • Developing business and communication skills that are critical to completing projects on time and under budget
  • Working with the Efficiency through Engineering and Construction Enterprise team on projects ranging from low cost solutions to acoustical problems in a local multipurpose room

Create the Future with Careers In:

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Technology
  • Estimation
  • Field Engineering
  • Project Management

Huskies Get Hired By:

  • Amtrak
  • Embridge Energy
  • Marathon Petroleum
  • RS&H
  • The Boldt Company
"In my senior project, the professor pushed me and my group to complete things, like bids and designs, in short time periods just like in the real world of construction."Joe Turpinen, 2009

Customize your degree with:

Focus areas available in

  • Commercial construction
  • Heavy civil construction
  • Industrial construction
  • Residential construction

Take courses like:

  • Site Planning and Development
  • Construction Cost Estimating
  • Construction Equipment Management
  • Sustainable Construction

Learn more about construction management at Michigan Tech!