Welcome to the Construction Management Department! This department has a long history of providing students with the knowledge and experiences needed to be successful as a manager in construction and construction related businesses. We provide a welcoming and inclusive environment with energized faculty and staff focused on student success. Our bachelors program in Construction Management is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) and involves significant project-based learning opportunities. We have very active student clubs that encourage team building and participation in program related activities and competitions. Please follow up with the department faculty or myself if you would like to find out more about a construction management career and our program. - Brian Wasserman, Department Chair

Public Information & Accreditation

Our undergraduate program is accredited by:

ACCE American Council for Construction Education Partnership for Excellence logo   ACCE Partnership for Excellence


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Careers in Construction Management

A construction manager is a person who provides a professional service to a project's owner(s) to effectively manage the project's schedule, cost, delivery, safety, scope and function.

Through partnering with business and industry nationally and globally, many of our students are given the experience and opportunity to enter into rewarding careers in civil, commercial, residential, and industrial construction following graduation. Some of the types of positions our graduates go on to obtain include:

  • Field Engineer
  • Quality Insurance Inspector             
  • Cost Estimator
  • Scheduler
  • Construction Manager
  • Project Controls Manager
  • Owner Representative

Learn more about what Construction Managers do

Industry Involvement

Industry is actively engaged in our program, which sets us a part from rest! From overwhelming participation in our Career Fairs, being an active member on our Advisory Board, to providing one-on-one mentoring to our students, industry professionals go above and beyond to ensure our program and it's students thrive! 

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Credit Recognition for SREB Advanced Career Students

Minnesota State University, Mankato's Construction Management Bachelor of Science program, may grant one credit to students who have successfully completed all four courses of the Southern Regional Education Board’s (SREB) - Advanced Career (AC) pathway with class grade B. Find out more.

Mentors Program

Students in the Construction Management program have an opportunity to participate in a mentoring program with an industry representative. The program is designed to make mentoring convenient for mentors and students, allowing participants to communicate periodically throughout the student's college career

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About the Construction Management Department

The mission of the Construction Management Department and program is to develop global leaders and project managers for the built environment through project-driven learning, effective teaching, applied technology, research, and service in an inclusive environment.

About our Undergraduate Program

Our Department offers a Bachelors of Science Degree in Construction Management. Learn more about the curriculum, our accreditation, and requirements for admission to major.

Construction Management Faculty and Staff

The CM Department is made up of highly qualified and engaged faculty and staff. Their wide range of expertise and interests provide a wealth of knowledge to our students and enriches our program's diversity. Learn more about the CM personnel and book appointments through our Bookings link.

Student Resources

From advising, to scholarships, to internships, we provide guidance and facilitate connections to ensure students are supported and successful. Our Student Associations enhance our program by providing numerous opportunities and a sense of community within our student body.

Construction Management, Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management prepares students to plan, coordinate, budget and supervise construction projects from beginning to end through hands-on learning.