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Construction Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #561 (QS) Online
The Master's in Construction Management, Drexel University Online 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.

About

Drexel University’s accredited online Master's in Construction Management, Drexel University Online degree provides practitioners with the technical competence and strong business acumen essential to the construction management industry.

The Construction Management MS offers participants a combination of practical business decision-making and leadership relevant to successfully managing construction operations.

Drexel’s comprehensive graduate degree in Construction Management is a distinguished online program from one of the nation’s best academic and research institutions:

  • 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 online interactive e-Learning system engages and challenges students in a convenient format for working professionals. All courses are offered online. No residency requirements or on-site classes are mandated, allowing students flexible participation.

Career Development

The accredited online MS in Construction Management degree serves as an excellent platform to develop senior management skills for the construction industry. Drexel’s curriculum produces industry leaders that exhibit strong technical and managerial skills, apply scientific methodologies to problem solving, and inject innovation into the construction industry.

Graduates from Drexel’s online Construction Management MS 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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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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

General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in construction management or engineering, or a baccalaureate business or non-technical degree.
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions 
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
  • Up-to-date resume
  • 500 word essay on why the applicant wishes to pursue graduate studies in this program
  • International Students must submit a TOEFL score indicating a minimum of 600 (paper exam) or 250 (CBT exam). For more information regarding international applicant requirements, view the International Students Admissions Information page.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1265 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1265 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1265 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1265 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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