The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management prepares students to enter the construction industry, working with designers, owners, contractors, and architects. The curriculum teaches students how to develop leadership skills, business acumen, and technological understanding of the current practices and theories in construction management. Learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management degree program.

The Master of Construction Management program is designed to develop professionals for advanced construction management theory and practice based on an interdisciplinary foundation of science, architecture, and business management. Created with working professionals in mind, this flexible program can be completed in as little as 12 months.* Learn more about the Master of Construction Management program.

*Note: Completion of the Master of Construction Management degree in one year is dependent upon individual progress within the degree program, including the number of construction management degree courses taken per quarter.

A Minor in Construction Management will be awarded to a NewSchool student who completes his or her major course of study successfully and chooses to focus a portion of their elective or additional work in a predefined series of courses. Acceptance into a course of study for a Minor in Construction Management typically will require the application to and approval of the program chair in which the course of study will be undertaken. A Minor in Construction Management will be reflected on both the student’s transcript and diploma.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Architecture program may also choose to study construction management to complement their degree. Courses are offered sequentially during fall, winter, and spring terms. Students interested in pursuing a minor in Construction Management must seek approval from their academic advisor and program chair. Learn more about the Minor in Construction Management.

Click here to read a letter from the Chair of the Construction Management Programs at NewSchool, Stephen Matley.

NewSchool’s Construction Management Advisory Board includes leading professionals from the design community who provide advice and counsel to the administration and faculty on employment trends, market conditions, professional practice, curriculum opportunities, and other critical information to advance the school’s mission. Members of the Construction Management Advisory Board include:

  • Tracy Addis | Construction Manager, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
  • David Akers, P.E. | Senior Engineer, California Nevada Cement Association
  • Jef Farrell | Vice President/Operations Manager, Swinerton Builders
  • Jake Jaenicke, CMIT | Project Engineer, Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Frank Jones | Project Executive, DPR Construction
  • Diane Keltner | President, Synergy Electric
  • Phil Kern | Program Manager, Bureau Veritas
  • Diane Koester-Dion | President, I.E. Pacific, Inc.
  • Brad Hardin, RA, LEED AP | Global CTO, Black & Veatch
  • Keith Hsiueh | Project Architect, GSA
  • Lisa Sachs | Managing Principal, Cumming Corporation
  • Ron Sutliff | Principal, Integrated Project Management, LLC
  • Frank Young | First Vice President and Program Chair, American Society of Professional Estimators
  • Linda Young | Treasurer, National Association of Women in Construction Education Foundation