Eastern Michigan University
direct edit

Extended Programs

Program

Construction Management

Course Requirements

The M.S. program in Construction Management requires the completion of 30 hours of course work to be distributed among required core courses and University elective courses.

Core courses: 18 hours

  • CNST 511 - Construction Project Planning and Estimating 3 hrs
  • CNST 512 - Construction Project Scheduling and Control 3 hrs
  • CNST 505 - Project and Program Management 3 hrs
  • CNST 616 - Analysis of Commercial Structures 3 hrs
  • CNST 624 - Project Productivity and Cost Control 3 hrs
  • CNST 630 - Research on Construction Processes 3 hrs

Elective Courses: 4-8 hours

Four to eight hours from the following:

  • CNST 503 - Construction Delays and Claims 2 hrs
  • CNST 590 - Special Topics 1 hr
  • CNST 591 - Special Topics 2 hrs
  • CNST 592 - Special Topics 3 hrs
  • CNST 597 - Independent Study 1 hr
  • CNST 598 - Independent Study 2 hrs
  • CNST 599 - Independent Study 3 hrs
  • CNST 645 - Occupational Safety and Health 2 hrs
  • CNST 648 - Principles of Construction Technology 2 hrs
  • CNST 679 - Special Topics 1 hr
  • CNST 680 - Special Topics 2 hrs
  • CNST 681 - Special Topics 3 hrs
  • CNST 682 - Workshop 1 hr
  • CNST 683 - Workshop 2 hrs
  • CNST 684 - Workshop 3 hrs
  • CNST 685 - Workshop 4 hrs
  • CNST 689 - Industrial Internship 2 hrs
  • CNST 690 - Development Project/Thesis 1 hr
  • CNST 691 - Development Project/Thesis 2 hrs
  • CNST 692 - Development Project/Thesis 3 hrs
  • CNST 693 - Seminar 1 hr
  • CNST 694 - Seminar 2 hrs
  • CNST 695 - Seminar 3 hrs
  • CNST 697 - Independent Study 1 hr
  • CNST 698 - Independent Study 2 hrs
  • CNST 699 - Independent Study 3 hrs

Cognate Courses: 8-12 hours

500- and 600-level nonconstruction management graduate courses, with advisor approval.

Program Total: 30 hours

Prerequisite Skills (dependent on student's admission status)

  • CNST 201 - Construction Systems  3 hrs

  • CNST 229 - Analysis of Commercial Prints  3 hrs

  • CNST 302 - Contract Documents, Regulations and Specifications  3 hrs

  • CNST 304 - Construction Estimating and Bidding  3 hrs

  • CNST 361 - Planning and Scheduling  3 hrs

  • CNST 403 - Production Control  2 hrs

  • CNST 406 - Construction Law  2 hrs

  • CNST 450 - Fundamentals of Construction Project Management  3 hrs