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Construction Management (M.Sc.)

A masters’ degree in construction management involves the study of the management of the details of the construction process, and the financing of various construction projects. The mission of the Construction Management Program is to prepare professionals who possess the technical, managerial, and team building skills to acquire entry level positions in construction management and to demonstrate the ability to innovate and lead in the field.

Introduction
Course Schedule

Introduction

A masters’ degree in construction management involves the study of the management of the details of the construction process, and the financing of various construction projects. The mission of the Construction Management Program is to prepare professionals who possess the technical, managerial, and team building skills to acquire entry level positions in construction management and to demonstrate the ability to innovate and lead in the field.
Graduates of construction management programs can find a career as construction managers, urban planners, directors of engineering, etc.

Vision

Our vision is to provide a high quality structural engineering education program in conjunction with forging collaborations among disciplines with similar interests.

Mission

Our mission is to develop global leaders and project managers for the built environment through project-driven learning, effective teaching, applied technology, research, and service in an inclusive environment. We strive to build leaders and develop healthy, productive, and sustainable communities through affordable learning pathways and creative research solutions.

Goals and Objectives

The objectives of this program are to provide high quality graduate program that fosters student learning through a wide variety of instructional applications. This will be accomplished by the following objectives:

  • offer a globally competitive, and technologically based program that is recognized and respected for preparing students to enter the workforce
  • provide academic and career advising in an effect manner to foster a commitment to life-long learning

Admission Requirements

The program is open to those with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from regionally accredited institutions. An official transcript from the attended university is required.

Applicants apply online using an application form that collects personal data as well as a 500-word essay in English that outlines why the candidate would like to pursue this program and summarizes personal background that is relevant to their application. All applicants should provide two letters of recommendation from referees who are not family members nor friends and who have worked closely with the applicant in the academic or/and work environments, ideally with some research component. The referees should be familiar with the applicant’s work habits, motivation, and ability to work creatively and independently. Applicants must also submit their resume (educational background and related scientific, social, and occupational activities).

The applicants are required to present proof of English proficiency at the level of the "International English Language Testing System" (IELTS) by obtaining a minimum 5.5 score in each of writing, reading, comprehension and expression categories. This can be assessed by an IELTS, the "Test of English as a Foreign Language" (TOEFL), or equivalent.

The entire application package of each applicant, including the statement of the purpose and the recommendations, will be evaluated as part of the admission process.

All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline Eligible applicants will be invited for an interview.

Presently, the program can admit a maximum number of 15 students.

Curriculum

Thesis-based students should successfully complete 6 courses in total, as well as writing a thesis. Course-based students should complete 10 courses as well as the Seminar.

  • CIV5143: Management in Construction (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5153: Durability of Concrete Structures (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5121: Construction Law (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5137: Seismic Rehabilitation of Structures (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5125: Construction Materials and Methods (3 Credit Hours)
  • MNG5120: Project Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5124: Accounting and Its Application in Project Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5169: Sustainable Urban Planning (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5145: Computer Application in Project Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5140: Design and Analysis of Civil Engineering Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5127: Advanced Engineering Economics (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5142: Sustainable Construction (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5105: Construction Planning and Control (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5149: Advanced Concrete Technology (3 Credit Hours)
  • CIV5146: Seminar (3 Credit Hours)
  • MNG5136: Advanced Finance (3 Credit Hours)