A degree in construction management is a way to be a leading expert in the field of design and engineering for buildings. If you’re interested in this career, you should find a program which allows you to gain knowledge through hands-on experience and work on real-world projects. The program should also offer an appropriate mix of theoretical and practical knowledge.

A reputable construction management degree can lead to a variety of jobs in the field. In addition, it can result in a lucrative salary. In fact according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual salary for a construction manager is $108,210.

You will acquire all the necessary skills to manage a project from conception to completion. This includes designing estimates, budgeting, and designing. Additionally, you will be taught how to handle construction contracts and how to deal with legal issues.

The program will teach you the fundamentals of engineering, science and mathematics as technical disciplines such as drawing, surveying, as well as testing of materials. The curriculum will also include courses in construction equipment, masonry, concrete, logistics for construction sites, and computer-aided drawings.

The program will help you prepare to work in a variety industries that include residential, commercial, heavy-civil and industrial construction. Depending on the field you’ll be in a position to work for privately or publicly-owned construction companies general contractors, subcontractors, consultants and speciality contractors architects, architecture firms as well as real estate developers and city, state and federal government entities.


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