Construction Management Bachelor's Degree

A degree in construction management from Michigan Tech prepares you to plan, budget, and supervise. Learn to manage building or commercial construction projects from start to finish.

Learn the basics of surveying, utility systems, construction, and materials. Master critical business and communication skills. Complete projects on time and under budget. Practice sustainable building to meet client needs and help conserve resources.

Gain valuable internship, co-op, and summer job experience in construction trades. Prospective employers seek these skills. We help students secure as many of these opportunities as possible.


Students can obtain:

  • ACI Concrete Field TestingGrade I
  • OSHA 30-hour card

The construction management program focuses primarily on building and commercial construction, with a lesser emphasis on heavy civil, industrial, or residential construction.

Our ACCE-accredited BS in Construction Management prepares students to create the future.

  • No. 3
    best construction management school in Michigan by
  • $108,210
    average salary
  • 6,030
    construction managers employed in Michigan

Tomorrow Needs Insightful Management

In construction management you will learn site planning, cost estimation, and construction quantity. Take on legal aspects, finances, planning, and scheduling of tasks. Ensure safe and sustainable construction methods. Tomorrow needs construction managers that understand underlying socio-environmental philosophies. Follow green building solutions and other current issues and trends.

Be Career-Ready

Earn a construction management degree from Michigan Tech. Become graduate career-ready for tomorrow's technology-driven world. CM graduates from Michigan Tech have a high placement rate.

Explore career opportunities for construction managers.

  • Construction Specialist
  • Estimator
  • Field Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager

$62,017 mean entry-level salary
Figures from, accessed May 2024.

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about studying construction management at Michigan's flagship technological university.


Connected, innovative.

Build real skills at Michigan Tech. Become an engineer.

Gain diverse experience.

Engage in design and research.

Leap forward in your program.

Connect with students and industry.

"You learn about economics, you learn about civil engineering concepts, you learn about accounting, management. It’s so well-rounded."John Batsikouras, undergraduate in construction management

Be an MTUengineer

Join the LEAP leaders, wow the elementary students, and attend the AIPG National Conference.

Teach coding and circuitry. Research combustion and nanotechnology. Do a co-op with Kimberly-Clark. Show us how to slurry sand and complete miners training.

Tell us how important wetland mitigation is to you.

This is what we're all about.

Read our student stories.

A Professional Start

Construction management majors have great peers.

  • American Society for Engineering Management - ASEM
  • MTU Society of Women Engineers
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Husky Construction and Design Association

Compete in Enterprise. Build a concrete canoe.

Begin your networking journey here.

Join clubs and groups.


Beyond Engineering

Engineering majors cultivate their interests and talents at Michigan Tech. Join Superior Wind Symphony, follow military service, and be active in local politics.

Dive into Yucatan Culture.

Attend GeekU.P., become a lifeguard, and do a Canal Run. Be a musher. Set a Guinness World Record. Take part in Parade of Nations.

Let yourself shine.

Go beyond.

The CEGE Department

Learn from top faculty who are experts in structural, environmental, highway, construction management, and other engineering areas.

We teach sustainable engineering practices.

Try our pilot-scale environmental simulation lab.

Experiment with asphalt and other civil engineering materials.

Find out about our innovative Rail Transportation Program.

You will receive personal attention and support necessary for academic success.

The College of Business

Learn from award winning faculty who care about students.

Participate in entrepreneurship, like the New Venture Competition.

Travel to innovation hubs through the Silicon Valley Experience.

MTU engineering

Real Engineering. Meaningful Work.

We are committed to inspiring students, advancing knowledge, and innovating technological solutions to create a sustainable, just, and prosperous world. With an entering engineering class of about 1,000 students, 17 degrees to choose from, and 160 faculty in the College of Engineering alone, we provide a world-class education with the trusted reputation of Michigan Tech.

As a student at Michigan Tech you’ll work closely with faculty mentors, immerse yourself in experience-powered learning, and gain a thorough understanding of engineering practice. Collaborate and innovate in laboratories, coursework, Enterprise, and Senior Design—you'll work with industry partners on real engineering projects and develop strong skill sets for your future.

You could study abroad, with engineering opportunities ranging from a few weeks to one full year. Or focus on problems facing disadvantaged communities in countries around the world. Michigan Tech’s Global and Community Engagement program offers you a range of options.

More than 400 employers regularly recruit our students for internships, co-ops, and full-time employment. Engineering students average seven interviews, and 98 percent are employed within their field of study, enlist in the military, or enroll in a graduate school within six months of graduation. A degree in engineering from Michigan Tech can take you anywhere.

Tomorrow Needs You

Engineers do a lot of things, but there's one thing we do first and foremost: we help people. We use creative ideas and technologies to solve problems in health care, energy, transportation, hunger, space exploration, climate change, and more—much more. Become an engineer who is ready for what tomorrow needs.

Student Stories

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Technology is shaping our lives faster than ever before. Michigan Tech's College of Business provides real-world graduate education experiences steeped in STEM to prepare the future business leaders of tomorrow.

Student Stories

Tomorrow Needs You

Supercharge your entrepreneurial spirit and meet the demands of a technology-driven society at a flagship public research university powered by science, technology, engineering, and math. Graduate with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to succeed in tomorrow's high-tech business world.

"Daunting. It was the biggest challenge I’ve ever had. I was scared and worried. I was not sure I was going to be able to do it, but I had a great boss who mentored me and a team of the best in the world."Bonnie Klamerus ‘83, ‘91, alumna in civil engineering, leader on Hoover Dam Bypass