Construction Management Online Master's Degree
Take construction management to the next level, become a leader in the field of construction management. Individuals working in all types of construction including residential, commercial, industrial, highway, and heavy construction may benefit from our Master of Construction Management (MCM) degree.
Graduates receive advanced education in new and expanding areas of construction programming, cost control, and project management. The MCM degree is designed to provide graduates with knowledge in key areas of project management including project controls, construction methods and equipment, law, and safety.
All MCM applicants are expected to have college-level proficiency in English (reading and writing) and mathematics.
The Master of Construction Management was developed with industry input to provide graduates with the skills desired by the construction industry. Students who successfully complete the curriculum will be prepared for entry into the construction engineering/project management or related fields of study, such as business, law and other engineering disciplines.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-277-6633.
|Course Number||Course Name||Term Offered*||Current Term CRN|
|CE 570||Simulation and design of Construction Operations||Fall 2H||2017 Fall 2H: 58226|
|CE 573||Construction Law||Spring 1H||2018 Spring 1H: TBD|
|CE 574||Principles of Written Construction Documents||Fall 2H||2017 Fall 2H: 58227|
|CE 575||Construction Safety||Spring 2H||2018 Spring 2H: TBD|
|CE 577||Project Controls||Fall 1H||2017 Fall 1H: 58193|
|Course Name||Term Offered||Current Term CRN|
|CE 571||Sustainable Design and Construction||Spring 1H||2018 Spring 1H: TBD|
|CE 576||Project Delivery Systems||Fall 1H||2017 Fall 1H: 60305|
|CE 598||Soils in Construction||Spring 2H||2018 Spring 2H: TBD|
|CE 598||Global History of Construction||Summer||2017 Summer: 26547|
|CE 598||Construction Materials||Summer||2017 Summer: 26549|
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
30 Credit Hours
Tuition Cost per Credit Hour
Time to Completion
As Little as 12 Months
*Additional fees may apply, see full tuition and fee information