Construction Management (BS)

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Learn principles of project planning, building design, and management and leadership for the construction industry with a construction management degree from Indiana State.

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Why Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management at Indiana State?

As a construction management major at Indiana State, you will obtain critical technical and managerial skills for leadership roles in construction management careers. You will learn major aspects of construction, including planning, scheduling, estimating, materials, and structures. You will develop your project management knowledge and skill set through site tours, hands-on activities, and industry internships.

Learn from Our Excellent Faculty

Indiana State's expert instructors in the Department of Built Environment bring decades of construction industry experience to the classroom. Small class sizes give you the chance to work more closely with your professors. They will facilitate your field practicum activities and help you secure robust internships to gain hands-on field experience in construction management.

Get Expert Assistance in Our Labs

Practice the skills you learn in the construction management program by working in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Collaborate with peers on class assignments and projects while you learn more about construction planning, scheduling, estimating, material behavior, surveying, and project management.

What You'll Learn in the Construction Management Program

The BS in construction management combines classroom lectures with laboratory and work experience to help you develop practical skills you’ll use every day in the office and on job sites. You will explore the principles of building design and planning, environmental control systems, quality control, project management, and building structures. You will also use tapes, levels, and transits to study layout structures, determine elevations, and locate boundaries.

In addition, you will complete Indiana State’s Foundational Studies Program, which provides the critical thinking, leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills necessary for management-level positions in the construction industry.

Finally, you will complete an industry internship as part of your construction management degree.



Transfer Credit

Indiana State University accepts credit from regionally accredited colleges and universities within the United States, and from selected schools located outside the United States. Credit also may be granted for military training and experience. Previously earned college credit can be applied toward completion of the program per Indiana State's transfer guidelines.

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Career Possibilities for Construction Management Majors

The bachelor’s degree in construction management at Indiana State prepares you for a career in field supervision, estimating, planning, scheduling, expediting, quality control, and project administration, among other jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects overall employment in construction management occupations to grow five percent from 2021 to 2031, faster than average.

Our graduates typically find employment before graduation or within one to three months following graduation. Indiana State alumni have found employment with many well-established construction firms, including C.H. Garmong & Sons, Inc., C.P. Morgan, F. A. Wilhelm Construction, Hannig Construction, Inc., Rieth-Riley Construction Company Incorporated, Thompson Thrift, and White Construction, among many others.

Maximize Your Experience at Indiana State

Explore our Honors College to learn how you can maximize your college experience with faculty mentors, undergraduate research, internships, and Honors housing. Students in the Honors College also enjoy opportunities to travel across the nation and abroad for conferences, service-learning trips, and immersive academic and cultural studies.

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Indiana State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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In addition, the Construction Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education.