MCM-CMGT Degree Requirements

MCM is now offered online!

Read about the program's 2016 launch in Albuquerque Business First.

In 2019, The University of New Mexico’s online master of construction management degree was named one of the top online programs in the country by

The MCM requires 30 credits of coursework. This degree is a coursework only degree.

Students must complete 12 credits of core courses and 18 credits of elective courses. The required core courses are CE 573, CE 574, CE 575, and CE 577.

Students should work with their faculty advisor to identify appropriate elective courses (construction and non-construction) for this degree program.

Required Core Courses:

Course Number Course name Credits
CE 573 Construction Law 3
CE 574 Principles of Written Construction Documents 3
CE 575 Construction Safety 3
CE 577 Project Controls 3

Online Construction Electives:

Note: These courses may not be offered online every semester; please refer to for online offerings.

Course Number Course name Credits
CE 455* Engineering Project Management 3
CE 556 Soils in Construction 3
CE 558 Construction Materials 3
CE 570 Simulation and Design of Construction Operations 3
CE 571 Sustainable Design and Construction 3
CE 576 Project Delivery Systems 3
CE 578 Temporary Structures in Construction 3
CE 598 Global History of Construction 3
CE 598 Advanced Construction Technologies 3

Other Available Electives:

Course Number Course name Credits
MGMT 501 Data-Driven Decision Making 3
MGMT 502

Financial Accounting and Analysis

MGMT 520 Operations Design and Decision Making 3
MGMT 556 Starting New Business 3
MGMT 594 ST:  Intro to Project Management 3

Other electives may be available. Students should discuss other electives with their faculty advisor.