- Construction Management Undergraduate Program
- Construction Management Graduate Degree (MCM)
- Scholarships for Construction Management
- Frequently Asked Questions about Construction Management
- Minor in Construction Management
- Minor in Land Development
- The Construction Industry
- Construction Management Employment Opportunities
- Student Organizations in Construction Management
- Information for Construction Management Employers
- Construction Management Accreditation
- Construction Management Alumni
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The carefully designed construction management curriculum provides the technical and managerial background for a career in construction management. The curriculum includes several aspects of the profession, such as contracts and specifications, safety, quality control, land development, computer applications, business, finance, accounting, teamwork, communication skills and leadership.
ACCE Accredited Program
Master of Construction Management
|Minor in Construction Management|
|Minor in Land Development|
You will be taught and mentored by Construction Management faculty members who bring many years of experience, contacts with industry partners, scholarly research and expertise into classrooms and labs to broaden your academic experience.
Equipment and Facilities
Our classrooms and labs are located in the Belk Building and Center for Applied Technology. They are fully equipped with professional software and hardware that meets or exceeds industry standards, providing an excellent environment for teaching and project-based learning.
CM majors are assigned academic advisors who are full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty familiar with the CM curriculum. They offer one-on-one guidance to keep students on track for graduation and to encourage their progress. Students will need to meet with their faculty advisors to obtain the ALT PIN required to register for classes through My Cat. Students can contact their advisors and make appointments through My Cat.
Undergraduates who have not declared a major are served by the WCU Advising Center, located in the Killian Annex.
Undergraduate Admissions and Help With Tuition
Undergraduates who have earned credits from a community college or another university will want to check out requirements for transfer admissions.
Graduate Students and Help With Tuition
Candidates for the master's degree will find information about applications at WCU's Graduate School. For information about graduate assistantships, grants and fellowships go to Funding Sources for Graduate Students.
Our graduates are heavily recruited by the construction industry and its suppliers and will find a wide range of employment opportunities. WCU's Office of Career Services and Cooperative Information offers a wealth of information about internships, career fairs, sample resumes and networking opportunities as well as information for industry employers.
We welcome the continued participation of our alumni in the ongoing success of the Construction Management Program, the Kimmel School and Western Carolina University. Please keep in touch and come back often.
To learn more about the Construction Management Department, browse our FAQs or contact us with your questions. We look forward to hearing from you.
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