Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

In 2020 has named UNM #21 in the Top 50 Best Value Programs for a Bachelor's in Construction Management.

Good news about construction jobs!  The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows an increase of 8.0% in new construction manager jobs 2019-2029.

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.

BSConM requirements.

US News ranked Construction Manager as #52 in its Best Jobs list for 2021.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts an increase of 8% in new construction manager jobs by 2029. The BLS also noted the median annual wage for a construction manager was $97,180 in 2020.