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Master of Construction Management - On-Campus and Online

Master of Construction Management degree is designed for working professionals looking to advance their careers in the building industry, giving people the flexibility to be full-time or part-time students. Green buildings/sustainability, strategic risk mitigation, and creative project delivery are just a few topics we explore in this construction management program to prepare our graduate students for success in one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries.

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About NewSchool of Architecture & Design

NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NewSchool) is a for-profit college located in downtown San Diego offering degrees in the fields of architecture & design.

Located in the design district of downtown San Diego, NewSchool of Architecture & Design, a globally recognized and awarded design university, is known for its forward-thinking professors, an inspiring campus community, and top industry connections and collaboration opportunities. NewSchool students are innovative designers who are passionate about pursuing exciting careers in the fields of architecture, design, and construction management. From the first day of class, students explore and break through creative boundaries, while hands-on experiences provide the foundation and tools necessary to grow and succeed as a designer.

Program Description

Our construction management degree’s curriculum focuses on sustainable construction design, practice-oriented learning, and professional ethics. Students learn how the legal, economic, and social relationships between the architect, building trades, and regulatory agencies affect the construction industry and how to apply globally sensitive and eco-friendly perspectives to their work. Along with basic instruction around all segments of the construction industry, we give every student the general education they need to be construction professionals and prepare them for the industry’s current and future challenges through a foundation in science, architecture, and business management. Our goal is to equip all construction management students with the proper skill set to tackle almost any construction project.

Flexible Online Format

Our online construction management program can be completed in as little as 12 months*, allowing students to continue working while earning their graduate certificates. A great benefit of distance learning is that our online students can choose a schedule that works for them, completing classes at a full-time or part-time rate. Above all, getting a master’s in construction management online provides each student the fundamentals of construction science, engineering management, and business administration right from the comfort of their own home.

Key Program Features

  • Participate Weekly in Online Classes
  • Network with Students, Faculty & Alumni from Around the World
  • Choose a Part-Time or Full-Time Schedule
  • Complete Degree Requirements in As Little As 12 Months*
  • On-Campus Courses Available
*Note: Completion of this degree in one year is dependent upon individual progress within the degree program, including the number of construction management courses taken per quarter. Qualified candidates may elect to apply to the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) program, which integrates graduate study, Architectural Experience Program (AXP) hours, and Architect Registration Examination (ARE) requirements. Learn more about the IPAL program.

Program Information

  • Program Length: 1 year or more
  • Online or On-Campus Program Options

Career Opportunities

Our Master of Construction Management degree program can prepare you for the following careers:

  • Construction Manager – Their role is to supervise and coordinate many projects, including the building of all types of industrial, commercial, and residential structures, schools, roads, hospitals, and more. Construction managers will oversee specialized contractors and other personnel.
  • Project Manager – The construction project management team will plan and coordinate all parts of the construction operation, including working with architects, engineers, hiring contractors, and more.
  • Estimator – Also known as a Cost Planner, they work out the costs to supply a building or services to a client.
  • BIM Specialist
  • LEED Specialist




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