Construction Management

The Construction Management program helps students become professionals in the construction industry, directing commercial and residential construction projects by providing leadership for engineers and architects and providing oversight to project timelines and budgets. This requires that construction managers possess a working knowledge of construction, the skills to make prudent business decisions and a sound knowledge of architectural and engineering concepts—all areas covered in SUU’s construction management program.

Student Involvement

  • Jobsite foreman and leadership opportunities
  • National Home Builders Association Club and Associated General Contractors Club
  • Service-learning opportunities regionally and abroad
  • Summer internships
  • Students travel annually to national competitions that provide access to industry and graduate school recruiters.

Additional Resources

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

CECS Academic Advising 

Possible Careers

Banking industry construction inspectors/loan officers, project engineers, building inspectors, insurance adjusters, general contractors, subcontractors, construction superintendents, construction foremen, real estate specialists, facility managers, concrete testers, estimators, schedulers, designers, architectural drafters, project coordinators, residential/commercial restoration specialists, etc.

Available Resources

Materials processing lab complete with state-of-the-art equipment as well as traditional machines and tools; indoor construction lab where project homes are constructed; and guest industry lecturers.