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Construction Management Overview

Weber State’s construction management program provides highly valued skills, knowledge and experience for leadership positions in the construction industry.

Construction Management Highlights

The construction management program offers evening classes, allowing working students to fit school into their busy schedules.

Weber State’s construction management students have won regional college construction management program competitions, regional Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) competitions and the Ethics Award the American Institute of Constructors (AIC).

Beyond the Classroom

As a construction management major, you can put what you learn in class to use and boost your resume through mock bid challenges.

You can gain practical experience through job and internship opportunities offered to construction management technology students by local companies.

As a senior, you’ll complete a project that covers the application of skills, knowledge, techniques and concepts of an actual construction project.

 

Victoria Smith

Class of 2018

“The reason I chose the program was the convenience of classes for non-traditional students. Another huge perk was the job placement and connections of the students. I was able to get job placement within the industry within a couple months of starting the program.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

In our associate’s degree program, you’ll get hands-on training and develop problem-solving, creative-thinking and fundamental construction management skills.

While earning your bachelor’s degree, you’ll learn skills for leadership positions in either the construction management emphasis or facilities management emphasis.

The construction management emphasis covers:

  • Pre-construction process and delivery methods
  • Current software application for construction
  • Surveying techniques, layout and control

The facilities management emphasis curriculum includes:

  • Efficiency of operations and maintenance
  • Reducing downtime of mission-critical assets
  • Avoiding loss of revenue and improving response to emergencies

What You Can Do after Weber

Construction management majors go on to exciting, flexible and well-paying professions.

Construction management  emphasis graduates often hold management positions in residential, industrial, commercial and heavy civil construction.

Facility management emphasis graduates find careers managing facilities for a wide range of industries, including local, state and federal agencies, higher education and healthcare.

Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for graduate studies in:

  • Architecture
  • Construction
  • Business management

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for construction management graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ...
(Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, utahfutures.org)

Faculty Perspective

  • Chris Soelberg

    "I enjoy helping the students learn about their full potential and seeing them succeed in this challenging industry."