Academic Program

The University of Washington offers a variety of programs for students interested in Construction Management, including a BS in Construction Management, a Certificate in Construction Management, and an online Masters in Construction Management.

A Bachelors Degree in Construction Management is for students who are looking for a hands-on, practical degree. Students will develop the technical and leadership skills necessary to meet the needs of this dynamic profession.

Considered one of the best programs of its kind in the nation, the Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management is nationally accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). Emphasis is on coursework which enables graduates to develop:

  • Technical skills necessary to define and solve practical construction problems
  • Managerial skills necessary to make and implement sound and timely decisions
  • Broader perspectives of humanities, social, and natural sciences
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing

The certificate program is designed as a boost for people with at least five years’ experience in the field. The program’s custom curriculum offers thorough coverage of all major aspects of the field. This includes specialized training in project planning, budgeting, scheduling, quality control, safety, contracts and staff development. Learn from experienced managers, analyze real case studies and then apply your knowledge by executing a project for your professional portfolio.

The online Master of Science in Construction Management gives students the technical principles and management techniques needed to lead major infrastructure construction projects.

University of Washington
116 Architecture Hall, Box 351610
Seattle, WA 98195

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