Degree, Certificate or Diploma
The Construction Management Certificate program of study prepares students for management/supervisory positions in the construction technology program. This program exposes students to estimating, management styles, drafting/CAD, construction inspections, and economical factors. Graduates of this program are awarded a certificate. Students entering this program should have some experience in carpentry or similar fields.
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What will you do
Construction managers coordinate and supervise a wide variety of projects, including the building of all types of public, residential, commercial, and industrial structures, as well as roads, memorials, and bridges. Construction managers oversee specialized contractors and other personnel. They schedule and coordinate all construction processes so that projects meet design specifications. They ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.
- Entry: $24.19
- Average: $33.26
- Experienced: $63.66
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CON 325 - Estimating
MGT 101 - Principles of Management
ECN 120 - Principles of Macroeconomics
CON 119 - Construction Materials and Inspection
CET 208 - Technical Drafting and CAD
ECN 130 - Principles of Microeconomics
Total Semester Hours Required: 19.0
Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Prepare an estimate (quantity take-off) for residential construction.
- Interpret residential and commercial blueprints and plans.
- Demonstrate CAD in multiple software programs.
- Describe the role of a supervisor in residential and commercial construction.
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