Construction Management
Department of Construction Management

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.

Degrees Offered:

ACCE Accredited Program


  Construction Management, B.S.
  Accredited by the American Council for Construction  

  Accreditation Public Information

Graduate Programs


Master of Construction Management
Online Graduate Program

 Minor Programs

            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

Students submitting applications should explore scholarship opportunities for CM majors and other scholarships available through WCU's Office of Financial Aid.

Transfer Students

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.

Other Opportunities

Once you have been accepted at WCU, you may want to get involved in the Honors College, in CM student clubs and in other student organizations on campus.

Career Services

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.

Learn More

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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