The Construction Management MS graduate program is offered 100% online or delivered traditionally on-campus. General and public information is provided on this page.
It is designed to blend engineering, business, and construction management concepts together to produce a professional graduate who can manage construction processes effectively and efficiently. It also provides a path for those interested in research and a career path in academics. The students will have an in-depth education in state of the art construction specializations including, sustainable construction and materials, hazard management construction, building information modeling, decision-making, and advanced productivity. The program is offered in three paths as follows:
The graduate degree program is fully accredited by:
American Council for Construction Education
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San Antonio, Texas 78232-1570
The Professional M.S. in Construction Management program was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best online engineering programs in the U.S.
The mission of the Master of Science in Construction Management program is to provide a quality course of study for individuals needing a career change or for the construction professionals that seek to preparation for executive construction positions; and to provide a quality program for post baccalaureate students that would like to pursue research in construction management with a thesis.
Upon completing the program, students should be proficient in the following areas:
The Bert S. Turner Department of Construction Management continually improves its program through these major components:
A new comprehensive plan started 2013 and contains the systematic and sustained efforts to enable the degree program to fulfill its mission. It also provides the internal status of the degree program resources and goals as well as the factors that influence its operations. This strategic plan is updated annually at the end of LSU's fiscal year and represents the collective input from all of our constituencies.
The CM MSCM degree program is continually monitored for effectiveness and progression towards the program's mission goals and learning outcomes. Ten student learning outcomes (SLOs) are measured using a comprehensive exam (thesis or project), exit survey results of the graduates, student course evaluations, and though direct measurements from the CM coursework. A comprehensive assessment is completed at the end of each academic year: