Online Master of Science in Construction Management and Technology

The Master of Science in construction management and technology degree is designed to meet the growing need for professionals with advanced technical, management and applied research skills in the construction industry. This online construction management degree features two areas of study: facility management and construction management and technology.

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Quick facts

Next start date:

Next start date: 01/09/2023


Total classes:

Total classes: 10

Weeks per class:

Weeks per class: 7.5-15

Total credit hours:

Total credit hours: 30

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Earn a master’s in construction management degree

Offered through the Del E. Webb School of Construction, the master's in construction management and technology is tailored to build upon the competencies developed from your previous degree programs and industry experience. The online construction management degree prepares you for upper-level leadership roles in the fields of construction and facilities management.

Prerequisites for the master's in construction management degree include proficiency in precalculus math, physics, strength of materials, estimating, scheduling, contracts and computer applications in construction.

A construction management degree tailored to your interests

This online construction management degree features areas of study:

  • Facility management
  • Construction management and technology

 

This online construction management degree features areas of study in construction management, technology and facility management. The construction management and technology emphasis helps you achieve upper-level management positions in various sectors of the construction industry through improved competency in project, program and organization management. Whereas, the facility management emphasis supports your career goals related to the maintenance, operation, renovation and decommissioning of existing facilities.

Does construction management and technology require a degree?

While construction managers aren’t always required to have a degree, an online construction management degree gives you a competitive edge when applying for jobs or bidding for contracts. More and more, construction managers hold degrees in construction science, architecture or engineering. Through the master’s in construction management and technology, you'll gain specialized skills, abilities and hands-on experience, making you a strong candidate for construction management and technology positions in the U.S. and abroad.

Students with an undergraduate degree in a non-construction field often find that a master's in construction management and technology helps them transition into the construction industry. Many of our most successful construction management alumni have undergraduate degrees in another field and leverage their ASU Online master's in construction management and technology degree to enter into the construction field.

Will my master's in construction management and technology degree say 'online'?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.

Featured master’s in construction management and technology courses

The online construction management degree requires 30 credit hours, typically spread over 10 courses. Students can choose one three-credit hour course from each of the core areas listed below for a total of nine credit hours. If a course is chosen as a core area course, it cannot be used as an elective course. The number of electives and research are adjusted depending on the culminating experience chosen by the student. Most students opt for the applied project as a culminating experience, as it leverages their coursework for practical application in their career. However, for students interested in research, a thesis option is also offered as a culminating experience. Courses include:


Project management core

Facilities Operations and Maintenance


Project management core

Facilities Project Management


Project management core

Construction Project Management


Project controls core

Construction Productivity


Project controls core

Construction Company Financial Control


Construction technology core

Facility Management: Building Energy Management


Construction technology core

Trenchless Construction Methods


Electives

Applied Project


What kind of jobs can you get with a master's in construction management?

The outlook for engineering degree alumni is strong. Ira A. Fulton graduate engineering programs are designed to help students advance into leadership roles in their chosen profession, where they can influence new discoveries, processes and policies within the field. With a master's in construction management and technology, you'll have the knowledge and skills needed to work in:

Alternative project delivery

Construction project management

Facilities operations and maintenance

Information technology in construction

Principles of leadership for project managers

Sustainability in the construction industry

Prestigious faculty

Of the 350+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences member.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 42 NSF CAREER Awards for early career faculty in the last five years.

Prestigious faculty

Of the 350+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences member.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 42 NSF CAREER Awards for early career faculty in the last five years.

Online construction management degree admission requirements

Applicants for the online construction management degree must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

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Top 25% of all accredited engineering programs in the nation

Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from the U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.

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bachelor’s degrees awarded to underrepresented minorities (American Society for Engineering Education 2019).

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

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