The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management focuses on materials and methods involved in the building process, and the managerial and business techniques necessary for successful construction business operation. Students will develop skills needed to work as supervisors, and construction managers or to specialize in estimating, purchasing, supervising, and project scheduling. They also will complete a general core of degree requirement courses.
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About the curriculum
View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.
Accreditation & Industry Connections
Students receive the OSHA 30-hour Construction Industry completion card through successful completion of the required elements included in our Construction Safety Management course. Students are also required to sit for the American Institute of Constructors (AIC) Level I – Associate Constructor Certification.
List of jobs via the College Catalog.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics median annual wages of salaried construction managers in May 2008 were $79,860. The middle 50 percent earned between $60,650 and $107,140. The lowest paid 10 percent earned less than $47,000, and the highest paid 10 percent earned more than $145,920.
Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are:
|Industry||Employment||Hourly mean wage||Annual mean wage|
|Nonresidential Building Construction||46,870||$45.27||$94,170|
|Residential Building Construction||28,020||$43.95||$91,420|
|Building Equipment Contractors||25,540||$47.13||$98,040|
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors||11,050||$44.23||$92,000|
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors||9,640||$44.05||$91,620|
*Statistics reported in May 2010
Special Admissions Requirement
View general transfer procedures via the College Catalog.
Tools, Uniforms & Supplies
Necessary equipment will be addressed in courses as needed.
Computers are available throughout the campus for student use. Students may purchase a laptop or PC for their personal use, however, there is no specific computer requirement for the Construction Management program.
Uniforms and tools are available for purchase through The College Store.
Clubs & Activities
Construction Management Association (CMA)
Penn College Construction Association (PCCA)
Sigma Lambda Chi
Construction Management Advisory Committee
Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.