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Construction Management Career Opportunities

Construction Management (CM) students require a broad background in construction methods and materials, project management, and business administration. The CM program is designed to prepare students for all facets of the commercial, industrial, and residential construction industry.

Skills & Knowledge Developed in this Field of Study

Construction Management is an interdisciplinary curriculum that provides students a background in construction management, administration, and technology; architectural and engineering principles; business; and applied science and mathematics. The goal of the major is to prepare construction professionals capable of managing projects from inception to completion from alongside design professionals. Course work emphasizes the allocation and coordination of labor, equipment, and material in order to achieve completion of projects safely and at maximum efficiency of time and cost. The program focus is on production and coordination rather than design, and management capabilities rather than craft skills.

Salary Statistics

The starting salary for the previous year was $55,000.
Salary data is compiled from alumni surveys and graduate exit surveys. The salary range reported does not reflect the entire compensation package offered.

Employment Opportunities

Career Titles

Graduates of the construction management program are actively recruited for leadership roles with general and specialty contractors and construction managers for commercial, industrial, and residential construction.  Typical initial placement positions are listed below. Learn more...

  • Project manager or assistant
  • Project superintendent or assistant
  • Construction manager
  • Field, project, preconstruction, scheduling, or BIM engineer
  • Field Coordinator
  • Foreman
  • Estimator
  • Quality assurance supervisor
  • Safety officer
  • Building code administrator
  • Sales representative
  • Self-employed contractor
  • Service manager
  • Sales
  • Business Development Associate

Employers Who Have Recently Hired Our Graduates

  • Accu-paving Company
  • Aldridge Electric
  • Brinkman Constructors
  • Bulley & Andrews
  • CAD Construction
  • Caterpillar
  • Charlie Knapp Builders
  • Clune Construction
  • Connelly Electric
  • Divane Bros. Electric
  • DooleyMack Construction
  • ECI
  • FCL Builders
  • F.H. Paschen S.N. Neilson
  • Filotto Construction
  • Gilbane
  • Hill Mechanical
  • Holder Construction
  • Johnston Contractors
  • Kerrigan Plumbing
  • L&M General Contracting
  • McCauley Mechanical
  • McShane Construction
  • Menconi Terrazzo
  • Mertes Contracting Corporation
  • Morton Buildings
  • Northwest Mechanical
  • Performance Contracting Group
  • Pepper Construction
  • P.J. Hoerr
  • Power Construction
  • Pulte Group
  • River City Construction
  • RP Lumber
  • Ryan Homes
  • Ryland Homes
  • Scheck Industries
  • Stark Excavating
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Stroytransgaz, Moscow
  • Turner Construction
  • Walsh Construction
  • W.E. O'Neil Construction
  • Weis Builder
  • Western Construction Group

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