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Construction Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #494 (BCR) California, PA, United States
The mission of the Department of Construction Management is to develop professionals, build leaders, and sustain learning for the A/E/C Industry. We offer a bachelor degree in Construction Management at California State University, Fresno. 
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Overview

Students in construction management (CM) are exposed to a wide variety of topics, ranging from courses in management and administration of construction companies, projects, people, and equipment to courses focusing on specific techniques for project planning, scheduling, project control, work improvement and estimating. 

The Construction Management program, offered at California State University, Fresno also provides opportunities to develop a strong background in computer applications in construction. Information technology skills combined with a solid management and technical background are major assets of the construction management graduate.

Opportunities for construction management graduates are excellent. Examples of positions held by construction management graduates are project engineer, project manager, construction manager, construction office or field engineer, estimator, scheduler, architectural representative, project superintendent, and construction administrator.

What You Can Learn

  • How to manage large design/build projects
  • Construction materials and their application to different structural systems
  • Federal and State labor-oriented regulations as applied to construction industry practices
  • Conceptual planning and construction of a large-scale building project
  • Sustainable practices for the design and construction of projects

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education, the professional accreditation organization of the construction industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Construction Management Orientation
  • Construction Graphics
  • Construction Materials
  • Construction Materials & Basic Building Systems
  • Construction Management Software
  • Construction Contracts & Specifications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • Submit a Cal State Apply online and pay $55 USD (non-refundable) by credit card or Submit the Paper Application
  • Official English language proficiency
  • Original or certificated copies of in-progress or final transcripts
  • A copy of graduation certificate (if applicable)
  • Financial document (no older than 6 months) & Affidavit of Support from sponsors showing the amount and source of support for a minimum of one school year of study
  • A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport
  • Statement of purpose, principal's or teacher's recommendation is encouraged not required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for California

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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