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Construction Management

University of Southern California

Master
24 months
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2005 USD/credit
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Civil and Environmental Engineering offers some of the most exciting career opportunities. We are educating professionals who will be responsible for creating a sustainable world by being planners, designers, constructors, and operators of the built and natural environment.The Construction Management program is offered at University of Southern California.

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Overview

The Master of Construction Management program is geared for young professionals with diverse undergraduate degrees. The purpose of The Master of Construction Management program is to educate and train multidisciplinary professionals to understand and execute the broad array of technical and non-technical activities associated with construction management.

The program leads to an interdisciplinary degree with courses taken in five different schools - Viterbi School of Engineering, School of Architecture, Marshall School of Business, Gould School of Law, and School of Policy, Planning and Development.

The Master of Construction Management program offered at University of Southern California covers most of the current theories and practice, preparing students for careers as industrial leaders in the real estate/construction industry. 

The program provides special attention to the function of the Constructor in real estate development. Graduates from this program have a variety of employment opportunities including: working for general contractors, real estate developers, sub-contractors, construction management firms and architectural engineering firms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building Systems: Materials and Construction
  • Functions of the Constructor
  • Construction Accounting and Finance, or
  • Concepts of Financial and Management Accounting, or
  • Financial Accounting Analysis for Engineering
  • Project Controls — Budgeting and Estimating
  • Project Controls — Planning and Scheduling
  • Real Estate Finance and Investment
  • Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from a regionally-accredited university with some training in capital management and statistics. Applicants with an undergraduate background that does not satisfy the course prerequisites will be counseled to correct the deficiency.
  • Satisfactory cumulative undergraduate GPA (grade point average)
  • Satisfactory GRE or GMAT test scores. All scores must be officially reported to the university directly by ETS for the GRE or GMAC (mba.com) for the GMAT.
  • Professional experience in activities related to construction is preferred, but not required.
  • USC Online Application.
  • Transcripts
  • GRE General Test
  • Letters of Recommendation (2 Required)
  • Statement of Purpose (Required).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2005 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2005 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2005 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2005 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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