Construction Management

About the Program

Construction Management Program Mission

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Program mission is to prepare students to be ethical, innovative problem-solvers who will become the future leaders in the Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry.

About the Program

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, a STEM program, at Jefferson emphasizes the importance of a rich, productive collaboration between the various stakeholders in the construction process, from conception to project closeout.

The industry-centered curriculum prepares students for leadership roles in this challenging, multi-faceted, competitive field. Our faculty of experts in the construction management profession bring invaluable real-world experience to the classroom, teaching technical skills, decision-making techniques and the principles of environmental sustainability.

The University’s scenic campus is just minutes from large construction companies in Philadelphia, offering excellent internship and networking opportunities.

Other defining program features include:

  • Practical, Industry-Centered Curriculum
  • Hands On, Collaborative Experiences
  • Expert Faculty with Industry Ties
  • Sustainable Thinking Approach
  • Multiple Study-Abroad Opportunities including New Zealand, Costa Rica, France, China, the United Kingdom, and Australia
  • International construction honor society membership through Sigma Lambda Chi. PhilaU is one of more than 75 chapters in the United States, Australia, and Ireland

Students in the program grow as ethical, innovative problem-solvers who can develop marketable, sustainable solutions to the challenges they will face in practice. Upon graduation, students possess a working knowledge of the construction business model and are exceptionally well-prepared to contribute to a project or firm immediately.

Graduates of the Construction Management Program will have the technical, administrative, and communication knowledge and skills to succeed in all sectors of the construction industry.

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