Construction Management, MS

Central to Building Practical Solutions.

Use your Central MS in Construction Management to become a manager capable of running construction and construction-related companies. Develop skills to understand and analyze daily business operations, financial operations, construction law, risk management, and various methods of project delivery. The program emphasizes student/industry interaction, experiential learning, and industry-related research to help students achieve the knowledge and skills they need to make contributions to their disciplines, companies, and the rapidly changing world.

Program Features

  • Starts every January, May, and August
  • 33-credit program
  • Courses offered on-campus
  • Attend full- or part-time
  • Financial aid is available
  • No GMAT/GRE required

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Department

Manufacturing & Construction Management

Academic Contact

Talat Salama
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Residential building construction managers earned an annual mean wage of $106,000 in May of 2020 and utility system construction managers earned an annual mean wage of $110,000.


Learning Outcomes

  1.  Analyze a financial balance sheet for a construction company, understanding how each component impacts financial decisions made by the company.
  2. Analyze an annual income statement for a construction company and use it as a tool for projecting company trends.
  3. Perform a construction project risk assessment.
  4. Evaluate bond and insurance proposals for both construction companies and projects.
  5. Analyze a basic construction contract and be able to assess it against other contracts.
  6. Comprehend the various options available for dispute resolution in the construction industry.
  7. Understand the impacts of different project delivery systems on the construction process.
  8. Conduct research on technology-based issues and prepare technical papers in support of that research.