About the Program

Program Mission

The Master of Science degree in Construction Management, a STEM program, is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to plan and manage each phase of the construction process as applied to complex commercial, infrastructure and residential building projects. The mission of the program is to provide students with a broad practice–oriented understanding of construction technology, business, architecture, and engineering, with specific emphasis on the management of the construction process from project inception to close-out. Courses within the program are designed to prepare graduates to excel in leadership positions, with a focus on building quality projects, safely, on time, within budget, and to customer expectations.

Core Value

Our core value is centered on providing the global construction community with the highest quality construction management education possible. We are committed to ensuring that the educational opportunities we provide for the students we serve will prepare them with the knowledge and tools that will enable them to become professional constructors and managers of the construction process.

About the Program

The M.S. in Construction Management, offered on-campus and on-line, is a first professional degree with a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to construction education with an unparalleled focus on sustainability. The need for construction managers is projected to increase dramatically, and students who pursue a M.S. in Construction Management at PhilaU learn collaborative, innovative problem-solving techniques from experienced industry professionals. Graduates possess a balance of various skills that translate from the job site to the office, giving them an exceptional advantage to secure leadership roles in the growing field of construction management.

Benefits of the program include enhanced professionalism with a global perspective, expertise and training in the principles of sustainability. A key component to the program is the integration of techniques, materials and methods of sustainable building into the construction process. Our faculty and our curriculum are sensitive to the ethical dimension of the business, and we understand that, by necessity, the guidelines of sustainable practice are always changing. The program is further enriched by its membership in Sigma Lambda Chi, an international construction honor society – connecting PhilaU to a network of 19,000 members.

Our graduates are prepared to take on the exciting challenges of the built environment and shape the future of social, economic and environmental sustainability. 

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