College of Science and Technology

Construction Management

The Construction Management program is housed in the College of Science and Technology under the Department of Built Environment. The program in Construction Management (CM) emphasizes all areas of construction from the viewpoint of the contractor/constructor.

Construction Management explores the management of people, processes, and materials. Beyond the basic math and science courses, the core courses focus on measurement and estimating, project management, contracts administration, cost management, law, construction structures, building information modeling, residential and commercial construction, and communication.

Construction Management graduates enter the industry as estimators, planners, schedulers, project managers, quantity surveyors, contract administrators, or building surveyors. Companies that hire our graduates include: Turner Construction, Fluor, Bovis Lend Lease, and Hensel Phelps, just to name a few.

Accrediations

1.) The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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2.) The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management is also accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)

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3.) The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management is also accredited by The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering.

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Enrollment and Graduation Data CM

Enrollment and Graduation Data for Construction Management

Year

Enrollment*

Graduates

2015-2016

68

6

2016-2017

68

13

2017-2018

70

13

2018-2019

70

16

2019-2020

85

9

2020-2021

87 11

 

Bachelor’s Curriculum Guide

Minor Curriculum (You  must contact the Built Environment Department to file your declaration request for the Minor to be added to your degree program).

The mission of the Bachelor of Science program in Construction Management is to encourage our students to use their educational experience and discipline-related knowledge to work productively and efficiently in their area of expertise as well as contributing to the safety and protection, welfare and quality of life of mankind and the community. The mission of the CM Program is to train and educate students so that they are well prepared for successful careers in construction management and other related fields.

See Accreditation information (Student Learning Outcomes for ABET, ACCE and SACs)

Construction Management Program Outcomes (POs) Program Educational Objectives
 

  1. Employment and Career Advancement: Graduates will be gainfully employed in the area of Construction and have the ability to seek senior managerial positions in the field of construction. 
  2. Professional Certification: Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to meet the educational requirements to obtain professional certificates such as Certified Construction Manager, and Certified Professional Constructor. 
  3. Continuing Education and Adaptability: Graduates will continue to learn and adapt to changing technologies, procedures and concepts in Construction as well as have the ability to integrate with other professions (e.g., engineers, H&S) in the field. 
  4. Leadership and Community Service: Graduates will demonstrate that they possess skills and knowledge necessary to function effectively in roles of leadership and service in the communities where they will live and work and that they are productive in the area of Construction contributing to the welfare, quality of life, protection, and advancement of the community.

Program Specific Student Outcomes (Aligned with ABET student learning outcomes)

Communication Skills: Students completing the BS degree program in Construction Management will exhibit effective communication skills (written, oral, graphic and interpersonal) appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the bachelor’s level.

Critical Thinking Skills: Students completing the BS degree program in Construction Management will effectively use quantitative and/or qualitative analytical problem-solving skills appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the bachelor’s level.

Disciplinary Expertise: Students completing the BS degree program in Construction Management will demonstrate a level of discipline-specific expertise (knowledge, skills, and professionalism) appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the bachelor’s level.

Research/Creative Engagement:  Students completing the BS degree program in Construction Management will demonstrate ability to engage productively in the review and conduct of disciplinary research and creative professional activity appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the bachelor’s level. Students will have refined skills for mentorship and contribution to the community.

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management program is designed to meet the growing demand for well-trained practitioners in the construction industry. The program equips graduates with strong technical and analytical skills. Global competitiveness is enhanced by the instruction in management techniques and professional project management. Graduates in this program find employment in manufacturing, electronics, construction companies, government agencies and large multinational firms. Many students go on to earn their M.S. and Ph.D.

Careers

Technology Manager
Construction Project Management
Construction Cost Estimating and Project Controls
Project Engineering

Earning Potential

Salary Range: $49,000 to $125,000

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Contact Information:

Department of Built Environment
Musibau Shofoluwe, Ph.D. 

Email: musibaus@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-3130

Built Enviroment Department - College of Science and Technology
e-mail: blte_department@ncat.edu