Master of Science in Construction Management, Construction Management: Official Certificate Program
The mission of the master's program in construction management is to provide a program of advanced study designed to serve the technological and managerial needs of individuals pursuing a construction management career. The aim of graduate education is to provide students with the environment to develop knowledge and skills to make contributions to their disciplines and to the rapidly changing world. It is the program's objective to help develop Connecticut's construction work force at all levels.
Changes in the construction management profession are causing more construction professionals to consider the master's degree, rather than the bachelor's, as the terminal degree. Furthermore, an increasing number of professional organizations across the nation are beginning to view the master's degree as an entry-level professional degree for practicing managers. This is currently the prevalent situation for construction managers. Several construction management professional organizations, including the Construction Management Association of America, the Construction Financial Management Association, and the American Institute of Constructors, are espousing licensure programs that have advanced education requirements.
Construction Management: Official Certificate Program
For managers and supervisors, prepares for advancement in the construction industry. Provides a broad range of topics including resource management, contractual obligations and risks, design, planning and personnel issues. Participants must successfully complete 12 credits. Up to 12 credits may be applied to the MS in Construction Management.