Ph.D. - Construction Science, M.S. - Construction Management
The construction industry offers many opportunities for rewarding management careers. The Master of Science in Construction Management program at Texas A&M University is an advanced, multidisciplinary, project-based course of study. The program offers a curriculum that emphasizes the construction process with respect to cost control, financial management, quality of construction, construction project administration, project control for complex commercial or industrial construction projects, business management, contracts and law. Graduates are prepared for careers in the management of commercial, industrial, institutional, civil and military construction in the roles of contractor, developer, subcontractor, owner's representative, or consultant. Students are challenged to understand construction as a process and to develop management skills based on systematic, logical analysis of available resources and imposed constraints.
Graduates have found satisfying careers in a wide variety of areas including:
* Plant and facilities management/maintenance
* Construction purchasing and administration
* Construction contract management and administration, and
* Business and financial activities related to the construction industry.
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