B.Sc. On Campus

Construction Management

Western Illinois University

48 months
15870 USD/year
15870 USD/year
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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 WIU?

  • Western Illinois University is one of three universities in the state offering this program.
  • Major construction companies have recruited WIU Construction Management graduates to manage corporate construction projects with starting salaries over $60,000.
  • Courses have a "lab" component; development of skills with hands-on experience is mixed with theoretical management background.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to 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 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students with a high school diploma and a 3.3 or higher high school grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) will be automatically admitted to WIU. 
  • 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

    15870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15870 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15870 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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