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Construction Engineering Management, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 19 months
University rank #159 (BCR) Online
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Engineering offers a unique opportunity to earn a graduate degree in construction management to qualified working professionals who have completed an accredited undergraduate degree from any U.S. College or University



Our online education tracks of study will be nationally recognized for excellence in providing working professionals with the tools to help them differentiate themselves and to positively impact their careers and the organizations they associate with. 

The delivery methodology will be perfectly suited for working professionals and a leading model of professional education. The program will be a first choice for distance learning students.


Provide the most relevant, innovative and comprehensive educational experience available for working professionals in the engineering and construction industry aimed to substantially improve their project management expertise so they will succeed in their careers as managers, industry leaders, and community leaders. 

We will maintain ongoing communications with graduates to facilitate a strong network of graduates and to monitor their achievements, communicate job openings, and solicit feedback on course delivery and curriculum content.

Statement of Purpose:

Our purpose is to deliver an exceptional learning experience to our students. Our challenge is to WOW our students with delivery and service! We are never satisfied! Our students matriculate to graduation and become family. All of our family members are royalty, and we want them to reach their fullest potential.

This sometimes means tough love. We never forget that correction, tough encouragement, and the persistent/consistent message of family excellence is ALWAYS laced with positive and genuine acts of caring. We must recall our purpose before we sleep at night and remind ourselves when we wake to start a new day. We won’t let process and personal convenience trump our purpose

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Project Management
  • Construction Methods and Equipment
  • Construction Estimating and Bidding
  • Construction Liability and Contracts
  • Techniques of Project Planning and Control
  • Green Building/Sustainable Construction
  • Advanced Construction and Engineering Economics
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Construction Project Risk Management
  • Construction Management and Leadership Challenges  in the Global Environment

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 19 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 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).

General Requirements

  • Submit transcripts and degree statement
  • Submit standardized test scores
  • Submit English proficiency test scores
  • Submit Citizenship/Immigration documents
  • Pay application fee
  • Complete Application Checklist
  • Identify three individuals to write recommendation letters
  • Submit personal essay
  • Submit resume/CV

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

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 19 months.
  • National

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 19 months.
  • In-State

    450 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 450 USD per credit and a duration of 19 months.
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Enjoy the rewards of your hard work and talents. UAB has a number of resources to support you financially while you study:

UAB International Scholarship for First Year Students (Freshmen Only)

UAB International Baccalaureate Scholarship (Freshmen Only)

UAB Honors College Scholarship

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

Collat School of Business Scholarships

American Association of University Women

Rotary Foundation Scholarships

The World Bank Scholarships and Fellowships Program

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