Construction Management Bachelor's Degree

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

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

Internship, co-op, and summer job opportunities in construction trades are highly valued by prospective employers. 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 2
    best construction management school in Michigan by Course Advisor
  • $108,210
    average salary
  • 6,030
    construction managers employed in Michigan

Tomorrow Needs Insightful Management

Construction management students learn site planning, cost estimation, and construction quantity. They are exposed to legal aspects, finances, planning, and scheduling to ensure safe and sustainable construction methods. Tomorrow needs construction managers that understand underlying socio-environmental philosophies, such as green building and other current issues and trends.

Be Career-ready

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

Each year, more than 400 employers come to campus to recruit Huskies at our career fairs and our grads go on to work at Fortune 500 companies, tech startups, small businesses, and everything in between.

Career Opportunities for Construction Management

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

Ready to take the next step?

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


"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

The CEGE Department, College of Engineering

  • Our facilities allow students to experiment with civil engineering materials and advanced technology. The department maintains a pilot-scale environmental simulation lab, as well as labs dedicated to the study of asphalt.
  • Get ready to contribute on the job from day one. Our students benefit from hands-on experiences ranging from Senior Capstone to internships and co-ops. Our department has one of the highest co-op rates on campus, due to the great demand for our students. Ninety percent of our students land a summer internship before they graduate.
  • Our staff and nationally recognized faculty focus on giving students the personal attention and support necessary for not only academic success, but also a positive undergraduate experience overall.
  • Students are encouraged to join the American Society of Civil Engineers, Built World Enterprise, Steel Bridge Team, the Structural Engineering Institute, the Society of Women Engineers, or one of many other organizations and opportunities for self-improvement.

The College of Business

  • Entrepreneurial students from Michigan Tech compete for $30,000 in the New Venture Competition, a joint business plan competition between Michigan Tech and Central Michigan University.
  • The Silicon Valley Experience provides Michigan Tech students with the opportunity to travel to the innovation hub of the US, where they visit companies like Google, Cisco, Facebook, Handshake, and Tesla.
  • In recent years, two of our faculty have won the University's Distinguished Teaching Award. Our professors care about students and take the time to get to know their goals.

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 D80 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

STEM + Business, Only at Michigan Tech

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