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Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
College of Architecture, Design & Construction Management
Become a Leader in Construction
Wentworth’s construction management program provides students with the education and work experience to enter the construction profession as a productive team member with the potential to become an innovative problem solver and industry leader. You’ll be challenged and equipped to apply your expanding technical knowledge and organizational skills to solve contemporary construction problems, and to adapt to changes in society, technology and the profession.
Benefit from a Rich and Rewarding Academic Program
Our curriculum exposes you to business administration, mathematics, chemistry and design to ensure you become a well-rounded graduate ready to excel in the world of construction. You’ll gain a clear understanding of the construction process, learn about state-of-the-art construction methods and materials, and develop crucial skills in management, budgeting, cost control, cost estimation, scheduling, team building and communication.
Construction management graduates are prepared to meet the demands of the industry and are actively recruited to oversee projects for construction management firms, construction contracting companies, real estate developers, appraisers, financial institutions and real estate management firms. Many graduates also seek positions in government agencies, architecture offices, engineering firms, industrial companies and material suppliers.
Three Fundamental Principles of Wentworth's Construction Management Program
Creative Problem Solving/Spirit of Innovation
You’ll build a foundation in creative problem solving by engaging in collaborative interdisciplinary projects that are both academic in nature and focused on industry needs
Through collaborative assignments during the academic year and major construction projects during co-op, you’ll gain firsthand experience working with teams of designers and engineers to deliver projects that are on time, on budget and functional
Rich Learning Experience
The program offers an experienced faculty, authentic work experience, a mentoring program that pairs you with a construction professional, site visits to construction projects and guest lecturers from major construction firms
Program Tracking Sheet
Construction Management in the World
Earnings in 2016
Average starting salary: $60,000
Top 5 Job Titles for Construction Managers
- Assistant Project Estimator
- Assistant Superintendent
- Assistant Project Manager
- Field Engineer
- Project Engineer