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Construction Management (MCM)

Online Master's Program

 

Course Delivery:
Online

 

Degree:
Master of Construction Management (MCM)

 

College/School:
Engineering

Construction Management Online Master's Degree

Program Overview

Take your career to the next level with a fully online Master of Construction Management (MCM) degree. Whether you are in residential, commercial, industrial, highway or heavy construction, the MCM program will prepare you for leadership opportunities in the industry. 

Receive an advanced education in new and expanding areas of construction programming, cost control, project management, construction law and safety.  

All MCM applicants are expected to have college-level proficiency in mathematics and reading and writing in English. 

Possible Careers

The Master of Construction Management was developed with industry input to provide graduates with the skills desired by the construction industry.  MCM graduates will be prepared for project management careers in such fields as construction, engineering, business and law. 

Program Learning Goals

Graduates will successfully advance in their careers through:

  • Technical competence in construction management
  • Demonstration of professional skills appropriate for the global construction marketplace
  • An ability to communicate technical/management results in appropriate forums

Student Learning Outcomes

Students receiving Masters degrees in Construction Management will:

  • Exhibit knowledge of management and science fundamentals in construction management
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically assess information in construction management

Program Details

The Master of Construction Management (MCM) Managed Online Program is designed to accommodate students with interest or experience in all aspects and sectors of the construction industry. Prospective students need not have an undergraduate degree in engineering; rather, they are more likely to have a degree from a related field such as management or architecture.  All MCM applicants are expected to have college-level proficiency in English (reading and writing) and mathematics.

The degree consists of five required courses plus an additional five elective courses. The courses can be taken in any order and can be completed in as little as 12 months.

All courses associated with the program are restricted and require department permission to register in the course.  For more information, contact Nicole Bingham, the Coordinator of Program Advisement, at nicluna@unm.edu or 505-277-6633.

Required Courses

Course NumberCourse NameTerm Offered*Current Term CRN
CE 570Simulation and design of Construction OperationsFall 2H2017 Fall 2H:  58226
CE 573Construction LawSpring 1H2018 Spring 1H:  TBD
CE 574Principles of Written Construction DocumentsFall 2H2017 Fall 2H: 58227
CE 575Construction SafetySpring 2H2018 Spring 2H:  TBD
CE 577Project ControlsFall 1H2017 Fall 1H:  58193

Elective Courses

Course Number

Course NameTerm OfferedCurrent Term CRN
CE 571Sustainable Design and ConstructionSpring 1H2018 Spring 1H:  TBD
CE 576Project Delivery SystemsFall 1H2017 Fall 1H:  60305
CE 598Soils in ConstructionSpring 2H2018 Spring 2H:  TBD
CE 598Global History of ConstructionSummerTBD
CE 598Construction MaterialsSummer2017 Summer:  26549

Degree Information

The degree is offered as a Masters Plan III Option (course work only) program which consists of:

  • 30 credit hours total
  • A maximum 6 credit hours of Problems
  • A minimum 12 credit hours of 500-level courses
  • A maximum 12 credit hours taken in non-degree status

MCM Program Admissions Requirements

  • Grade Point Average (GPA): An undergraduate baccalaureate degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent) for courses in the major field of study over the last two undergraduate years.
  • GMAT or GRE General Exam Scores: A minimum score of 500 is required for the GMAT. A minimum combined score of 300 on the verbal and quantitative sections is required for the GRE. An official score report is required, sent directly from the testing center to UNM.
  • Language Skills for International Students: International students must meet all UNM Graduate Admissions Requirements including tests for English proficiency. For more information regarding international students, please see International Students and Online Education.
  • Learn about our requirements for students without an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or Construction Management degree on the Department of Civil Engineering website.

Master of Construction Management Major at a Glance

Major Requirements

30 Credit Hours

Tuition Cost per Credit Hour

$362.92*

Course Cycle

8 Weeks

Time to Completion

As Little as 12 Months


*Additional fees may apply, see full tuition and fee information


Contact:

Email:      civil@unm.edu

Phone:     505.277.2722


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