Nov 29, 2020  
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Construction Management, M.S.


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Advisor: Dr. Lingguang Song

The Construction Management Master’s degree program provides the knowledge and skills essential for successful leadership positions in the construction industry. The curriculum focuses on both fundamental knowledge and advanced topics. Fundamental courses include estimating, scheduling, contracting, and project management. Advanced courses include industry best practices, risk analysis, decision making, computer applications in construction, sustainability and green construction, quality management, Six-Sigma, and leadership. Our
graduates are prepared to work in the construction industry and in academia.

The master’s program offers three options:

  1. On-line program for U.S. students,
  2. On-line program for overseas students who do not reside in the U.S. during their course of study,
  3. Hybrid program for international students who will reside in the U.S. during their course of study.

Special Admission Requirements-Master of Science in Construction Management

In addition to the College of Technology admission requirements , applicants for the Master of Science in Construction Management must submit scores from the verbal, math, and analytical writing portions of the GRE exam.

Conditional admission will be considered for applicants who do not have ETAC-ABET-or ACCE-accredited technology degrees based on the completion of qualification course work. Applicants must provide three letters of reference and submit a brief statement of career goals and objectives.

Degree Requirements

Depending on their interests, students may select either the thesis option or the project option. Project and thesis guidelines, specifying other requirements, are updated regularly and are available from the department office. Students are expected to contact program faculty on possible thesis and project topics.

Thesis Option


Requirements


Graduate Core Courses (7 semester hours)


  • Advanced Mathematics Cr. 3.
  • Project Management Cr. 3.
  • Seminar Cr. 1.

Departmental Major Courses (24 semester hours)


  • Major Thesis Cr. 6.
  • Specialization Track Cr. 18.

Total 31


Project Option


Requirements


Graduate Core Courses (7 semester hours)


  • Advanced Mathematics Cr. 3.
  • Project Management Cr. 3.
  • Seminar Cr. 1.

Departmental Major Courses (24 semester hours)


  • Master’s Project Cr. 3.
  • Specialization Track Cr. 21.

Total 31


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