Construction Management students
College of Engineering

Construction Management

From Blueprints to Iconic Structures

Do you want to oversee the construction of the nation’s buildings, homes for growing families, and the infrastructures that power our world? Construction managers keep these operations running smoothly by supervising and implementing the effective management of the project’s schedule, cost, quality, safety, scope, and function. Construction Management is an exciting and multifaceted career that requires a wide range of skills and expertise from engineering and business knowledge, to communication skills and time management

Why Choose Construction Management?

As society continues to grow and expand, construction projects play a critical role in our success. Whether you’re interested in creating more housing, renovating schools and hospitals, building and upgrading roads and infrastructure, or innovating the production of the latest entertainment and sport venues, construction managers are needed to coordinate the many aspects of these large-scale projects from beginning to end.

$112,790 Median Pay (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022)
8% Industry growth from 2019-2029 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

What Will You Study?

The Construction Management major is a well-rounded degree and includes courses in civil and industrial engineering, as well as courses in business to help you become an efficient manager and prepare you to understand the financial aspects of the construction business.

You’ll take a variety of courses including Surveying, Accounting, CAD, Soil Behavior and Site Development, Construction Project Bidding and Cost Management, Material Quality Control, Construction Machinery, and many others to enhance your understanding of running a construction project.

We also offer programs to accelerate your studies to achieve your personal goals. These programs include:

Students can also choose to further their education after the completion of their bachelor degree in the following programs:

Unique Learning Opportunities

First Year Program

First Year Program

"Design, innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking from day one" is the cornerstone of engineering education at Western New England University. Our first-year engineering program teams students up to design, code, and prototype a robot to compete in the Bot Battle at the end of the first semester. In the second semester, data acquisition and processing, ethical standards, communication, and business skills are developed. Student teams design a product to improve lives through the application of smart technology. The prototypes are presented at the Emerging Engineers Expo at the end of the year.

Senior Design Projects

Senior Design Projects

Take what you've learned in the classroom and apply it to solve a real industry problem in a Senior Design Project that caps off your education. You'll research, design, and create a project that advances industry knowledge. Regional companies may sponsor and guide you through the completion of your project, which will allow you to leverage the opportunity into a full-time job.

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