Master of Construction Management

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

The Master of Construction Management program is geared for young professionals with diverse undergraduate degrees. The purpose of The Master of Construction Management program is to educate and train multidisciplinary professionals to understand and execute the broad array of technical and non-technical activities associated with construction management.

The program leads to an interdisciplinary degree with courses taken in five different schools – Viterbi School of Engineering, School of Architecture, Marshall School of Business, Gould School of Law, and School of Policy, Planning and Development. The Master of Construction Management program covers most of the current theories and practice, preparing students for careers as industrial leaders in the real estate/construction industry. The program provides special attention to the function of the Constructor in real estate development. Graduates from this program have a variety of employment opportunities including: working for general contractors, real estate developers, sub-contractors, construction management firms and architectural engineering firms.

Career Options

A variety of career opportunities exist, but primarily in the areas of:

Program Courses of Interest*

ARCH 511 | Building Systems: Materials and Construction
CE 469 | Sustainable Design and Construction
CE 470 | Building Information Modeling and Integrated Practice
CE 501 | Functions of the Constructor
CE 502 | Construction Accounting and Finance
CE 556 | Project Controls – Budgeting and Estimating
CE 566 | Project Controls – Planning and Scheduling
ISE 566 | Financial Accounting Analysis for Engineering

*Click here for a complete list of program requirements.

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