• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Courses in the Construction Management programme offered by Eastern Kentucky University have been designed to cause the student to examine principles, concepts, attitudes, and methods for dealing with many of the challenges which will confront the construction industry now and in the future. The program will be of value to those who are currently employed in construction and have professional growth aspirations to C-Level management. 

A full-time Master’s student typically takes 6 semester hours, each semester. Master’s students should take classes each semester. 

Careers

Graduates of the program receive a Master of Science degree in Applied Engineering and Technology Management. Most pursue C-Level management with a general contracting firm, starting in a variety of senior-level management positions. Typical positions include project manager, senior project manager, senior estimator, and scheduling consultant. This program is able to be delivered 100 percent online with an approximate class size of ten students. 

Accreditation

EKU’s Construction Management Undergrad program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Portfolio Management (ACCE). 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Economics for Lean Operations
  • Project Management
  • New Construction Entity 
  • LEED Principles and Procedures
  • Construction Portfolio Management
  • Creative Problem Solving 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date International applicants are encouraged to apply early to all programs due to time constraints of issuing the I-20. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    144

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    144

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

    Verbal and Quantitative scores of 144 on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are expected.

  • Applicants are expected to present proper prerequisite preparation or technical management experience.
  • For the Construction Management and the Applied Engineering and Technology Management options, applicants should have an understanding of materials and processes, the principles of production control, and the economics of industry; computer literacy; the ability to communicate graphically; and the ability to apply statistics to the solution of industrial problems.
  • An Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 and individual Verbal and Quantitative scores of 144 on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are expected. 
  • Applicants with a cumulative Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher are exempt from the GRE/GMAT requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    825 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 825 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    550 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 550 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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