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Construction Management

Drexel University

12 months
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1342 USD/credit 60390 USD/year
1342 USD/credit 60390 USD/year
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About

The Construction Management program of Drexel University gives you the opportunity to develop the multidisciplinary skillset required of effective senior construction managers and supervisors. The program focuses on meeting the challenges of complex construction projects, challenging deadlines and increasing regulation. 

Overview

Key facts

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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
  • Additional requirements for International Students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1342 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    60390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1342 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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