The construction management degree program at the Rinker School prepares graduates for successful and exciting careers in the construction industry. The core curriculum focuses on understanding the construction management process through a foundation of technical, managerial, and business courses designed to prepare the student with the professional capabilities to plan, direct, and coordinate activities involved with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
Graduates receive a comprehensive education including theory and practical applications, through coursework, field trips, collaborations with industry, internships, student clubs and competition teams. Additionally, students have opportunities to participate in exchange programs in Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Upon graduation students are fully prepared to assume leadership roles in the development of construction projects and oversee their organization, staffing, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Typical positions upon graduation include field engineer, estimators, schedulers, cost engineers, assistant superintendent, superintendent.
Degrees offered by the Rinker School include:
- Bachelor of Science in Building Construction
- Master of Science in Building Construction
- Doctor of Philosophy
The School also offers electronic distance education with the degrees:
- Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services
- Master's degree program in International Construction Management designed for construction professionals.