Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

In 2019 has named UNM #21 in the Top 50 Best Value Programs for a Bachelor's in Construction Management.

On July 22, 2017, he NM Department of Labor released good news about construction jobs!  Construction showed the largest percentage gain +8.1%.

Construction Management, a combination of engineering technology, construction techniques, and management, prepares students to efficiently use people, machines, materials, and money to complete a construction project on time and to the satisfaction of the customer as well as to understand management’s point of view in the construction industry.  This program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

The BSConM requires 123 credits of coursework including study of the physical sciences, math and engineering in the first two years followed by upper level classes in construction and management.  A senior design course requires students from all the degree programs to work on real construction projects.  Technical courses are complemented by writing, humanities, social science, and foreign language classes.  A minor in Management is included in this degree program.

BS Construction Management Degree Requirements beginning Fall 2015

Electives for BS Construction Management

US News ranked Construction Manager as #98 in its Best Jobs list for 2017.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts an increase of 11% in new construction manager jobs by 2026. The BLS also noted the median annual wage for a construction manager was $89,300 in May 2016.