Do you want to build something from the ground up? By earning a minor in Construction Management at the University of Central Missouri, you’re choosing to learn at the oldest and one of the best Construction Management programs offered by a university in the state of Missouri. You’ll gain foundational knowledge in commercial, civil, industrial and residential construction, learning from faculty with extensive construction experience. Receive the preparation you need to become a leader in the construction industry.
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Our Construction Management minor complements a variety of majors, so you can build an education plan that will allow you to pursue the career of your dreams. Pair this minor with a major in Occupational Safety, for example, for a unique perspective on how to maintain worker safety on a construction site — or pair it with Business Administration to gain a deeper understanding of the construction industry and pursue executive-level opportunities in construction or related fields.
Dr. James Kereri
College of Health, Science and Technology
School of Industrial Sciences and Technology
ACCE-accredited since 1994
MO’s 1st Construction Management program
#10 Affordable Construction Program
15:1 program student-to-faculty ratio
Regionally recognized program
The Construction Management minor at UCM will provide you with solid business, construction and technical skills that will make you even more marketable in the construction industry. You’ll take five core courses to provide a foundational understanding of construction management and develop your skills in project cost estimating and construction planning and scheduling. You’ll also choose two electives to align with your interests and professional goals, such as:
As a UCM student earning a minor in Construction Management, you’ll have access to modern labs and hands-on learning opportunities to give you real-world experience. You’ll learn from expert faculty with experience in the field who will support and guide you to ensure you’re fully prepared for a career in the construction industry:
A minor in Construction Management provides you with a solid understanding of construction management concepts, techniques and tools, preparing you to pursue a leadership role in the field or an administrative role managing a construction office. This fundamental knowledge, combined with the knowledge and skills you gain from your major field of study, will help you stand out for jobs such as:
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With the skills and experience you gain from UCM’s minor in Construction Management, you can pursue a variety of careers. Use the tool below to explore job possibilities, salary potential and other career data.
Our tuition is lower than the national average and many schools in Missouri. In addition, we make it easier to finance your education by providing assistance in the form of scholarships and grants to make your education even more affordable. In fact, UCM is ranked as a top university for low student debt by LendEDU.
In addition to the scholarships available through the university, numerous external scholarships are available through industry organizations specifically for students interested in construction management. Some of the organizations providing these scholarships include:
You can learn more about program-specific scholarships by using the UCM Scholarship Finder.
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