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Master of Construction Management

Blueprint for Leadership

The Master of Science in Construction Management at NewSchool is crafted for the working professional who seeks to elevate their role in the construction industry or pivot into it. This program, perfect for individuals with a background in architecture or related fields, integrates leadership, business management, and advanced technology with the core principles of construction management.

Our curriculum is designed to provide a holistic understanding of the construction environment, emphasizing the significance of responsible, energy-efficient, and sustainable practices. With a blend of industry expertise and academic rigor, students are prepared to become the leaders of construction projects, serving pivotal roles that range from on-site supervision to contract administration. As the industry seeks more diverse professionals, NewSchool students stand out and often secure roles with higher salaries upon graduation.

Program Highlights

FORMAT (flexible)

Online or
On Campus


1-year or More


48 Hours



*Within 6 months of graduation (2022)

Career Opportunities

Our Master of Construction Management degree program can prepare you for the following careers:

  • Construction Manager – supervises and coordinates all types of building projects (industrial, commercial, residential, schools, roads, hospitals, etc); also oversees contractors and other personnel.
  • Project Manager – plans and coordinates all parts of the construction operation, including hiring contractors and working with architects, engineers, and more.
  • Estimator or Cost Planner, they work out the costs to supply a building or services to a client.
  • BIM Specialist
  • LEED Specialist

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Construction Management program will be prepared to:

PLO 1Exhibit the planning, organization, execution, and legal skills of a construction manager.
PLO 2Compare construction management technologies, innovations, and processes.
PLO 3Evaluate the logistics underlying construction systems and devise strategies for managing these complexities.
PLO 4Demonstrate the financial, managerial, and cognitive acumen of a leader in the construction industry.
PLO 5Evaluate how the legal, economic, and social relationships between contracting, the building trades, and the regulatory environment inform construction management.
PLO 6Analyze how issues of cost, safety, and design impact project development and implementation.
PLO 7Apply global, ethical, and sustainability perspectives to construction management knowledge.

Student Work