Doris Kemp, Coordinator
The construction management program emphasizes the technology, engineering and construction business requirements that have been historically needed by the construction industry. Construction is one of the largest and most diversified industries in the world, accounting for approximately 10 percent of the country's gross national product. Various job titles for the graduate are; estimator, scheduler, project superintendent, project manager, controls manager, materials manager or owner. These skilled professionals are indispensable in meeting the global needs for new residential, commercial, industrial, manufacturing, civil and environmental projects.
The interdisciplinary construction management program requires basic business courses as well as specialized coursework in surveying, building systems, construction practices/procedures, cost estimating, scheduling, construction contracts and structural design. Graduates are employed in both office and field positions. Employers include contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, consultants and government agencies.
Construction Management BS Degree Requirements (120 hours)
Construction Management BS Semester Guide
Availability: Hattiesburg Campus and Online 100%
Admission Requirements: See University Admission Policies
Program Academic Policies and Requirements:
- See University Academic Policies and Requirements
- A minimum grade of "C" is required on core courses
- A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required to be accepted into the construction management program.
- Construction Management (CM) majors are required to own a Windows-based laptop computer to be used in courses. Specifications are available on the School of Construction and Design website under the Student Info menu item.
Accreditation: American Council for Construction Education, http://www.acce-hq.org