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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Construction Management

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Today's construction engineers and managers are faced with unprecedented challenges in planning, designing and managing the construction process and maintaining the public and private facilities required to meet society's needs.

Vanderbilt University School of Engineering offers an advanced degree program in Civil Engineering (M.Eng) with concentration in Construction Management.

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Areas of Emphasis, M.Eng. Construction Management

  • Healthcare Construction
  • Project Delivery Systems
  • Project Life-cycle Analysis
  • Project Schedule Reduction Techniques
  • Construction Contracts
  • Underground/Trenchless Construction

Construction Project Management is the art of directing and coordinating human and material resources throughout the project life-cycle. Vanderbilt University School of Engineering offers an advanced degree program in Civil Engineering (M.Eng) with concentration in Construction Management.

Built on the fundamentals of civil engineering, this program strives to balance the latest development in construction technologies and software, and management principles in order to understand and solve the broad range of challenges confronting the construction industry and the built environment.

The Construction Industry Institute (CII) has recognized Vanderbilt's program for its outstanding curriculum and delivery of current research and best practices. Click here to read the Institute's recognition letter.

 

Graduates of the Construction Management program are highly sought after and find a wide range of employment opportunities in design, consulting, and construction in the both the private and public sectors.  The program currently boasts 100% internships and professional placement.

 

Throughout the program, the interrelationship of planning, design, and construction is continually stressed. Interaction with the construction industry is enhanced through Internship opportunities, project case study analysis, and invited guest lecturers of national and international prominence.