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Bachelors Degree
Construction Management

Construction Management

We prepare students to become competent construction professionals in the residential, commercial, and industrial arenas.

The average salary for construction managers in July 2023 was $104,900.

Applied Coursework

The Construction Management Program engages students in the following studies:

  • Building Information Modeling and Estimating
  • Business and Financial Management
  • Site Survey, Site Planning, and Layout
  • Building Construction Types
  • Virtual Project Design and Implementation
  • Material Property Investigation and Testing
  • Sustainability and Sustainable Construction
  • Mechanical and Electrical Design
  • Risk Management
  • Contracts, Building Methods and Dispute Resolution
  • Speech and Presentation Preparation
  • Personnel and Project Organization Management
  • Construction Planning and Sequencing
  • Bid and Construction Document Preparation

Career Opportunities

The Construction Management Program prepares students to become technical professionals in:

  • Construction Business Development
  • Constructing
  • Cost Estimating
  • Field Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Project Engineering
  • Project Scheduling
  • Quality Assurance Management
  • Safety Management
  • Superintending
  • Virtual Project Designing

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Why Choose EIU for Construction Management

Technology-driven Curricula

The course work incorporates the latest available software applications, BIM programs, animations, simulations, and virtual reality methods to effectively plan projects, communicate to project stakeholders, and analyze project performance.

Hands-On Practical Learning

Students will learn construction management through numerous hands-on laboratory assignments, computer graphics simulations, and team-work integration projects. Their designs and construction implementation plans will incorporate life-cycle costing techniques, sensor networks, and they will begin to understand the concept of intelligent building design.

Students will learn to maximize the value of a design.

Business Emphasis

Principles of accounting, finance, risk minimization, and employee protection are emphasized so that the students will develop the best overall practical design for their project.

Students take classes that help them understand the importance of accounting, finance, risk minimzation and employee proteection.

Constructability with Experienced Instructors

Students will learn from instructors experienced in the construction field. This lends practicality to the students’ design training. The student will gain a working knowledge of these concepts to communicate with engineering subject experts as they develop their craft.

Students will apply learned design techniques to building construction through a combination of interactive lecture/demonstration classes, graphic exercises and field exercises sponsored by industrial partners.

Career Opportunity

The Construction Management program prepares students to become competent construction professionals in the residential, commercial, and industrial arenas. The average salary for Construction Management professionals is about $74,950.

Meet our Faculty

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Contact Information

Program Coordinator: Mr. J.C. Foley, Instructor

Office: 4010 - Klehm Hall

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