Construction Management

Drexel University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
1303 USD/credit
1303 USD/credit
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The Construction Management program of Drexel University gives professionals the opportunity to develop the multidisciplinary skillset required of effective construction managers and supervisors. The program focuses on training professionals to meet the challenges of administering complex construction projects, challenging deadlines and increasing regulation.


Graduates of the Construction Management program of Drexel University work as project managers, coordinators, estimators, schedulers, safety specialists, business development managers, suppliers, regulators, and other stakeholders involved with construction projects. Some rise to senior-level executive positions, while others own and operate their own firms.

How do you become a Construction Manager?

Step 1 – Earn your Bachelor’s degree: An undergraduate degree in construction management, engineering or architecture is preferred; however, if you’re changing careers, Drexel’s online Master’s in Construction Management curriculum and concentration options will provide the strategic thinking and action-based learning skills needed for your new career in construction management.

Step 2 – Experience counts: Those considering a change in career should look for entry level positions or internship opportunities in a construction management firm. A management assistant position provides a first-hand knowledge of construction site operations.

Step 3 – Earn your Master’s degree in Construction Management: Drexel’s online Master’s in Construction Management provides the technical competence, strong business acumen, and essential leadership skills needed to navigate the daily challenges construction managers face in successfully managing construction operations.

What makes the MS in Construction Management stand out?

  • Quality - Technical competence and strong business acumen taught through rigorous, targeted graduate study.
  • Outstanding faculty - Drexel’s faculty has decades of construction management experience in both the public and private sectors, as well as union and open shop environments.
  • Highly-Interactive - Drexel’s curriculum engages and challenges, while remaining convenient for working professionals. All courses are offered online. No residency requirements or on-site classes are mandated, allowing you flexible participation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership in Construction
  • Construction Accounting and Financial Management
  • Construction Control Techniques
  • Cost Estimating and Bidding Strategies
  • Risk Management in Construction
  • Applied Construction Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or non-technical degree from a regionally accredited university
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional)
  • A 500 word essay on why you wish to pursue the program
  • Resume
  • If you've previously attended college outside of the United States, an official course-by-course transcript evaluation may be required
  • International Applicants whose first or native language is not English must take the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE (Pearsons)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1303 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1303 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1303 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1303 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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