The goals of the B.S. degree in Construction Management are to prepare effective managers for public and private construction projects, to prepare the workforce required for the expected increase in the State’s transportation infrastructure improvements, and to enable high school graduates, transfer students and working professionals to assume leadership roles in the construction industry. Special attention is given to working professionals with classes offered mainly at times convenient to students.
The California State University, East Bay School of Engineering, in cooperation with the College of Business and Economics, also offers an interdisciplinary master’s of science degree in Construction Management. The curriculum is unique in that it was developed through extensive discussions with experts from major construction companies and governmental agencies. The curriculum is designed to train professionals ready for managing large construction projects. To accommodate working professionals, the program uses a hybrid mix of on-line and in-class instruction.