48 months
16700 USD/year
9238 USD/year
9238 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Construction Management program offered at Western Illinois University is specifically designed to develop students' skills to meet the management/technical needs of residential and commercial construction firms. Successful students gain competitive real-world skills & experience.


Courses taught within the construction area have a laboratory component. Students participate in framing, masonry work, HVAC and electrical/plumbing activities while broadening their technical skills. Along with traditional design skills, they may also choose courses that help them develop architectural drafting skills utilizing computer aided design hardware and software.

Possible Careers

  • Construction Estimating
  • Materials
  • Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Safety
  • Architectural Design

Why Choose Construction Management at Western Illinois University?

  • Students acquire a background in the concepts, theories, and principles necessary to be competitive for careers in estimating, project planning, and construction management
  • Labs support teaching and practical experience with the most updated of versions of software related to design and project management
  • Internships and trips to construction sites allow students to enhance their skills in a professional work environment and develop vital industry contacts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Documents and Plan Reading
  • Surveying for Construction
  • Construction Statics and Strength of Materials
  • Residential Architectural Design
  • Commercial Architectural Design
  • Professional Preparation in Construction Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Western is one of just two public institutions in the state that are test-optional in regard to college admissions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9238 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9238 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9238 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Macomb

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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