Course Sequence

Program Highlights:

  • Total Credits: 48
  • Total Number of Courses: 8
  • Course Length: 10 weeks
  • Number of Quarters Required to Graduate: 4
  • Typical Program Length: 12 months (full time)
  • Learning Platform: Online (Blackboard 8.0)
  • Delivery Model: Asynchronous

Program Outline:

Quarter 1 (Theme: Planning)

  • CM601: Current Practices in Construction Management (6 credits)
  • CM 652: Advanced Project Delivery Systems (6 credits)

Quarter 2 (Theme: Integration)

  • CM602: Implementing Building Information Modeling (6 credits)
  • CM651: Commercial Design & Construction Methods (6 credits)

Quarter 3 (Theme: Organization)

  • CM603: Emerging Trends in Project Management (6 credits)
  • CM653: Leadership Challenges in Construction Management (6 credits)

Quarter 4 (Theme: Effective Execution)

  • CM604: Project Feasibility and Cost Controls (6 credits)
  • CM654: Capstone: Project Integration

Technology Requirements for Master of Construction Management

Hardware Requirements

  • Broadband Internet access
  • Windows XP/Vista/7 (Mac users should consult an Enrollment Advisor)
  • 4 GB of RAM minimum
  • 40 GB free hard drive space
  • DVD drive, speakers, and headphones connected to the computer
  • Inkjet or laser printer
  • Digital camera

Software Requirements

  • Web browser (Internet Explorer ver. 7.0 or higher or Firefox ver. 3 or higher)
  • Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)*
  • Microsoft Project Professional*
  • Autodesk Navisworks (Manage) 2012 or higher**
  • Autodesk Revit (Architecture)**
  • Adobe Reader ver. 9 or higher
  • Adobe Flash Player ver. 10 or higher
  • Apple QuickTime ver. 7 or higher
  • Windows Media Player ver. 11 or higher
  • Antivirus software (e.g., McAfee or Norton) installed, running, and kept current by promptly installing the upgrades and patches made available by the software manufacturer

During the course of the Master of Construction Management program, requirements (either hardware or software) may change from the original technology recommendation. Students are responsible for keeping apprised of changes to these requirements and complying with all such changes.

Courses may use additional or downloadable software. These software applications may impose additional requirements that you have to satisfy. Please consult the vendor website for details and your Master of Construction Management course syllabus for course-specific software requirements.

*Discounted student pricing available for NewSchool (NewSchool) students through MBS Direct Academic Superstore at

**Autodesk Navisworks (Manage) 2012 or higher and Autodesk Revit (Architecture) are available for free student download at

Download a copy of the technology requirements for the Master of Construction Management.