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Construction Management


Construction management programs prepare people to manage and supervise the construction process.

Construction management programs teach students about a variety of topics.

Construction management programs include topics such as:


Many community colleges offer associate degrees in construction management. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study to complete.

Several colleges and universities offer bachelor’s degrees in construction management. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.

A few colleges and universities offer graduate degrees in construction management. A master’s degree typically requires two years of study beyond a bachelor’s degree. Doctoral (PhD) degree programs usually require two or more years of study beyond the master’s degree.

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Program Admission

Proprietary schools, colleges, and universities all offer this program. If you want to study at a proprietary school, you can prepare for this program of study by completing your high school diploma or getting a GED. If you want to study at a college or university, you can prepare for this program by taking the following courses: four years of English, three years of math, three years of social studies, and two years of science. Some colleges also require two years of a second language.

Some programs don't allow admission until you have completed prerequisite course work and have applied specifically to the program.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

This program typically includes courses in the following subjects:

Things to Know

Many programs allow you to focus on one type of construction.

Programs are often offered as part of architecture, engineering, or planning departments. In a few cases, they are part of business management programs.


East Side Area

Central Washington University

Washington State University - Pullman

King-Snohomish Area

Edmonds Community College

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Northeastern University - Seattle

Renton Technical College

Shoreline Community College

University of Washington - Seattle

Spokane Area

Eastern Washington University

Statewide and Distance Learning

Washington State University - Global Campus

Tacoma Area

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

Pierce College Puyallup

West Side Area

Centralia College

Grays Harbor College