Study the concepts of design, building systems, components, engineering, and construction practices of Construction Management while expanding your problem-solving, critical thinking and management skills. Qualify for employment in several fields, including civil and building engineering, real estate, residential construction, commercial construction and facilities management.Read More
The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management prepares students to be proficient in the process and methodology of constructing the built environment relative to design, technology, engineering, building science, sustainability, and social responsibility. It is based upon the premise that the construction project management professional must possess a core knowledge that allows them to integrate design, engineering, and technology into the process of construction.
The program allows construction management students to develop the necessary skills by emphasizing the theoretical and practical concepts of design, building systems, components, engineering, and construction practices. Additional areas of study include construction law, principles of construction management, project management, advanced estimating and scheduling, and construction contract administration. The program is also designed to instill within students a sense of professionalism and a desire to serve and contribute to society through solving its problems in technically, environmentally, and socially acceptable ways.
Students may enter the bachelor’s degree program after earning their associate degree in Architectural/Building Engineering Technology or Building Construction and Design Technology at the New England Institute of Technology, or they may transfer from other comparable college degree programs. The program culminates with a Senior Thesis course. In this final term, construction management majors must demonstrate their understanding of and ability to utilize and synthesize the technical, engineering, and management concepts they developed throughout their New England Tech experience.
Construction management graduates will be qualified for a wide range of exciting employment opportunities in several fields in the public and private sector, including construction management, building engineering, real estate, land development, construction sales, and facilities management. Upon completion of this program, students may also choose to continue into the NEIT Master of Science in Construction Management degree program.
Potential Career Opportunities
Our bachelor’s degree program will introduce graduates to a number of exciting careers. Current statistics on potential salaries and job outlook are listed on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) website. Graduates will be able to pursue work as a construction project manager, facilities manager and more.
How long does it take to get a bachelor’s degree in construction management?
After completing an appropriate associate degree program, it takes an additional 18 months to complete a full-time bachelor’s degree program in Construction Management at NEIT.
What kind of jobs can you get with a construction management degree?
Individuals with an undergraduate degree in construction management can pursue a number of different career paths. They may find work as site engineers, building surveyors, sustainability consultants, field engineers, facilities managers and more.
Is Construction Management a bachelor degree?
Construction management programs are available at the associate level, but more advanced positions will require a bachelor’s degree. NEIT also offers an online master’s degree program for students who wish to further their business knowledge and strengths. These individuals may pursue leadership or management positions across the construction business. A bachelor’s degree in a related subject from NEIT or an accredited institution is a requirement for the master’s program.
Is a degree in construction management worth it?
Most employers in the construction industry look for at least a bachelor’s degree. The time and effort it takes to complete a construction management program is well worth the salary awarded to construction management professionals.