Construction Management Associate Degree Program
Do you enjoy hands-on work?
Would you rather be outside building something than sending out faxes in a stuffy corner? If you answered “yes,” then our Associate Degree in Construction Management may be for you!
Top ten reasons get your Construction Management degree:
Site management entails plenty of traveling. Enjoy refreshing new scenery as you work on various projects.
2. Take pride in your work.
Construction projects allow you to see the progress you and your team make each step along the way. Be proud of the streets you fix and buildings you construct!
3. Online program.
Our online construction management courses allow you the flexibility to learn anywhere, anytime.
4. Great job outlook.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects construction manager jobs to increase by eleven percent from 2016 to 2026. 1
5. We're here to help.
Finding you a site management job is our number one priority. We offer resume guidance, mock interviews and valuable feedback from local employers.
6. Be part of a fantastic team.
You don't have to go it alone. Meet new coworkers and grow your cooperation skills to complete tasks.
7. Work outdoors.
Although you may spend some time indoors, construction managers get to work with their teams outside as well. Enjoy a breath of fresh air to break up the day.
8. We care.
Receive individual attention during your construction management education. We have small class sizes, as well as dedicated instructors and support staff who care about your success.
9. Work variety.
One month you might be paving a road, while the next you're raising that new restaurant. Never grow bored with all the new projects you'll manage.
10. Start now.
You don’t have to wait until June, September or January like most colleges. We have new starts every five weeks!
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor. (2017, October 24). Occupational Outlook Handbook. Construction Managers. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/construction-managers.htm
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
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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