Construction Management

Construction Management

The Construction Management curriculum has been developed to provide our students with a strong foundational knowledge in the areas of construction contract administration and specifications; construction field operations; construction costs and bidding; construction scheduling and project control; construction law and ethics; construction safety and inspection; construction project monitoring and control; and construction project management.  Additional course work includes mathematics, sciences, economics, technical writing, oral communications, and business.

Graduates typically find meaningful employment with construction firms, consulting companies; contractors and subcontractors; engineering and architecture firms; residential home builders; land developers; private and public utilities; transportation departments; construction materials testing companies; and building products, materials and equipment suppliers.  Tremendous variation exists in the specific job titles of our graduates, but typically they find employment as a project manager, project supervisor, project or field engineer*, contract administrator, safety supervisor, project estimator, project scheduler, contractor, or construction/product representative.

Vision

The Construction Management and Engineering Technology Program will be recognized as a national leader in construction management education and construction industry collaboration.

Mission

The Construction Management and Engineering Technology Program provides an innovative and challenging curriculum in a “student-centered” learning environment to prepare our graduates for successful careers in the construction industry.

Program Outcomes

The Program Outcomes describe the career and professional accomplishments that we expect our graduates to achieve early in their careers.

  • To develop and maintain a sustained program of continuing education and life-long learning.
  • To practice effective written and oral communication and successfully participate within an interdisciplinary team environment.
  • To demonstrate an ability to apply problem solving skills and integrate technical knowledge.
  • To be engaged construction professional who comprehends the ethical, social, environmental, and economic impacts of construction decisions and solutions.
  • To be engaged citizens who seek service and leadership roles in professional societies and organizations, as well as the community.

Why Construction Management at IUPUI?

  • Robust curriculum with a balanced focus to develop strong management, technical, and communication skills.
  • Business Minor is integrated within the construction management curriculum.
  • Internship is required.
  • OSHA certification is included in the coursework.
  • Full-time faculty with real world experience.
  • Located in an urban setting with a dynamic construction industry.
  • Unique student mix of traditional and non-traditional students.
  • Active construction student organization.
  • Industry professionals serve as adjunct course instructors.
  • Active and involved Industry Advisory Board.