Construction Management Associate Degree Program

Construction Management Associate Degree Program

Our Construction Management program is designed to provide existing trades professionals with an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and advance their careers by earning a degree. In order to be admitted to the program, you must hold a certificate or diploma in a trade, or have approved skilled trades work experience.

Program length – 7 months

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This program includes courses in construction management, best practices and procedural issues facing today’s trades and construction management professional. General education courses are included to meet the requirements of an associate degree program. This program also includes a course in digital communication strategies that provide you with an opportunity to explore current social media and its use in a professional setting.

Construction managers plan, direct and coordinate various construction trades projects, often overseeing the work of subcontractors. Construction managers often participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting and implementation.

As the economy improves and construction picks up, trained managers will be more and more in demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor predicts 70,100 new construction mangers will be needed between 2014 and 2024.1

1U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 Edition, Job Outlook, retrieved 4/26/16

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