School of Technology

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—hours can be long—but rewards can be great. The average starting salary our recent graduates . . .

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Joe Turpeinen

Growing up I was always fascinated with buildings, structures, and the people who got to create them. It was that personal motivation that pushed me to get my associates degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Michigan Tech in 1999. I came back to Michigan Tech when they morphed the Civil Engineering Technology program into Construction Management and graduated with my bachelor’s degree in 2009.

The senior project and structures courses I took while continuing my education were rigorous . . .

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