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Master of Construction Management


100% Online Program for Professionals

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The Master of Construction Management (MCM) is designed for working professionals looking to advance their careers in the construction industry. The 100% online MCM program is intended for professionals in commercial and industrial construction, large-scale residential development or land management. Working professionals have the flexibility of completing the 30 semester hour program at their own pace while continuing their career.

The MCM program is designed with sufficient flexibility to permit students to select a combination of courses in applied and supporting areas to meet individual career needs. Additional courses provide the opportunity to develop special research and applications skills.  

Online Information Session

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 7pm

Register for an online info session about our online master's program for working professionals. Join us for one of our upcoming online information sessions to learn more. We will share exciting information about each program including application information, program highlights and an opportunity to ask questions of the program director or faculty member. Be sure to register in advance for this session!


Program Curriculum

The program includes 18 core requirements and 12 elective hours. Students are encouraged to focus their selection of elective courses to concentrate on areas of particular personal interest.
Core requirements (18 hours):

  • CM 503 - Sustainability in Construction Credits: 3
  • CM 552 - Leadership in Construction Management Credits: 3
  • CM 600 - Advanced Construction Finance Credits: 3
  • CM 630 - Advanced Legal Issues in Construction Credits: 3
  • CM 649 - Computer Applications in Construction Credits: 3
  • CM 653 - Research Methods in Construction Credits: 3

Construction Management Electives (12 hours required from the following courses)

  • CM 542 - Construction Estimating Credits: 3
  • CM 562 - Construction Scheduling Credits: 3
  • CM 611 - Advanced Materials and Methods Credits: 3
  • CM 621 - Construction Operations and Safety Credits: 3
  • CM 655 - Advanced Topics in Construction Credits: 3
  • CM 656 - Construction Forensics Credits: 3
  • CM 657 - Construction Best Practices Credits: 3
  • CM 660 - Land Development I Credits: 3
  • CM 661 - Land Development II Credits: 3
  • CM 688 - Directed Project Credits: 1-3, R6
  • PM 650 - Fundamentals of Project Management Credits: 6
  • PM 652 - Project Selection and Initiation Credits: 6
  • PM 654 - Project Planning Credits: 6

Admissions Requirements

The MCM program admits prospective students year-round, and applicants can start the program any semester: spring, summer or fall.
In addition to the university's Graduate School Admission Requirements, applicants must have earned a GPA of no less than 3.0 on undergraduate courses. Exceptions can be made for applicants with extensive work experience. A current resume must be included at the time of application along with at least one letter of recommendation; interviews may be requested. Computer literacy is a necessary prerequisite.

For more information, contact the Kimmel School of Construction Management.

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