MS in Construction Management Overview Drexel’s accredited online Master's in Construction Management degree gives professionals the opportunity to develop the multidisciplinary skillset required of effective senior construction managers and supervisors. The program focuses on meeting the challenges of complex construction projects, challenging deadlines and increasing regulation. The program focuses on the technical knowledge, practical business decision-making, and leadership skills relevant to successfully managing construction operations. Graduates work as project managers, coordinators, estimators, schedulers, safety specialists, business development managers, suppliers, regulators, and other stakeholders involved with construction projects. Some rise to senior-level executive positions, while others own and operate their own firms.ConcentrationsConstruction Project ManagementReal Estate DevelopmentSustainability and Green ConstructionProgram FeaturesQuality - Technical competence and strong business acumen taught through rigorous, targeted graduate study.Outstanding faculty - Drexel’s faculty has decades of construction management experience in both the public and private sectors, as well as union and open shop environments.Highly-Interactive - Drexel’s curriculum engages and challenges students in a convenient format for working professionals. All courses are offered online. No residency requirements or on-site classes are mandated, allowing students flexible participation. Curriculum Core Foundation Courses CMGT 501Leadership in Construction3.0CMGT 505Construction Accounting and Financial Management3.0CMGT 510Construction Control Techniques3.0CMGT 512Cost Estimating and Bidding Strategies3.0CMGT 515Risk Management in Construction3.0Concentrations15.0-24.0Students pursue a concentration in one of the following areas: Construction Management Project Management Concentration CMGT 525Applied Construction Project Management CMGT 528Construction Contract Administration CMGT 530Equipment Applications and Economy CMGT 532International Construction Practices CMGT 538Strategic Management in Construction CMGT 540Schedule Impact Analysis CMGT 548Quality Management and Construction Performance CMGT 550Productivity Analysis and Improvement Real Estate Concentration Select eight of the following: CMGT 535Community Impact Analysis REAL 568Real Estate Development REAL 571Advanced Real Estate Investment & Analysis REAL 572Advanced Market Research & Analysis REAL 573Sales & Marketing of Real Estate REAL 574Real Estate Economics in Urban Markets REAL 575Real Estate Finance REAL 576Real Estate Valuation & Analysis REAL 577Legal Issues in Real Estate Development Sustainability and Green Construction Concentration CMGT 535Community Impact Analysis CMGT 545Sustainable Principles & Practices CMGT 546Sustainable Technologies CMGT 547LEED Concepts CMGT 558Community Sustainability Culminating Experience 6.0CMGT 696Capstone Project in Construction Management I CMGT 697Capstone Project in Construction Management II Total Credits45.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or non-technical degree from a regionally accredited universityRequired DocumentsA completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationA 500 word essay on why you wish to pursue the programResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $1123 per credit. This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.This program is eligible for Financial Aid. We also offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2014 September 22, 2014 December 5, 2014 December 8, 2014 December 13, 2014 Winter 2015 January 5, 2015 March 16, 2015 March 17, 2015 March 21, 2015 Spring 2015 March 30, 2015 June 8, 2015 June 9, 2015 June 12, 2015 Summer 2015 June 22, 2015 August 29, 2015 September 1, 2015 September 5, 2015 Apply today for a MS in Construction Management Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! Any problems? Find help or contact us.