Construction Project Management

Degree

Program Overview

  • Residential & commercial construction materials and methods
  • Reading architectural and engineering blueprints
  • Identify scheduling practices & phases, scheduling design-build vs fast-track construction, scheduling levels & Define, identify, and describe activities & their relationships
  • Planning, organizing, managing, controlling and documentation on the job site
  • Knowing how to build a safe work site, developing interpersonal skills, being a manager not a boss and holding productive meetings
  • Understanding necessity for good presentations, using graphic reports, updating project schedule and creating a cost profile
  • Dispute resolution process, good record keeping, governing law, how to keep a team together and how to lead by example

Job Opportunities

Construction management is ideal for someone who has a general interest in building and design. Students who complete the program can obtain jobs as construction managers and project managers, insurance adjusters, and insurance estimators.

Career Outlook and Earnings

Source: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes436014.htm
Employment Growth Mean hourly wage Mean annual wage
7% from 2014-24 $42.02 $87,400

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