Take Charge with Construction Management
A degree in construction management prepares you to take charge of building projects, from industrial buildings and roads to homes and hospitals.
It’s a demanding profession that sometimes requires long hours, but the rewards can be great.
$60,000 average starting salary reported from our recent graduates.
Michigan Tech Instructors have combined decades of real world experience in construction and construction administration.
You will learn the basics of surveying, utility systems, construction, and materials. The construction management program focuses on building and commercial construction with a lesser emphasis on heavy civil (for example, highways and dams), industrial, and residential construction.
Credentials students can obtain include:
- ACI Concrete Field Testing - Grade I
- OSHA 30 hour card
You will also master the business and communications skills that are critical to completing projects on time and under budget. And you will learn sustainable building practices to meet your clients’ needs and help conserve scarce resources.
Employers in this field place a high value on experience, so we encourage you to work in the construction trades as part of an internship, co-op, or summer job.
100% placement in 1st career choices with the skills to make them succeed.
Jobs held by construction management graduates
- Project Manager
- Field Engineer
- Construction Specialist
- Project Engineer