Bachelor of Science (BS) in Construction Management
Available Online (and On-Campus Fall 2024)
Earn a bachelor's degree in construction management and become a leader in the construction industry.
Earn an online or on-campus bachelors degree in construction management and become a leader in the construction industry.
By pursuing a bachelor's degree in construction management, you will be well-equipped to address these essential sectors, making you a valuable asset in the job market. The degree will provide you with the technical expertise, project management, leadership, and communication skills necessary to manage complex construction projects, ensuring that they are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
In today's rapidly changing construction landscape, the industry is increasingly relying on cutting-edge technologies such as Building Information Modeling (BIM), 3D printing, and sustainable construction practices. As a construction management graduate, you will have a strong foundation in these emerging technologies, positioning you at the forefront of industry innovation.
Moreover, the construction management degree offers numerous networking opportunities, allowing you to establish connections with industry professionals, potential employers, and fellow students. These connections can help you secure internships, job opportunities, and gain valuable real-world experience that will set you apart from the competition.
In addition, a bachelor's degree in construction management can lead to a wide range of career opportunities, including construction manager, project engineer, estimator, scheduler, safety manager, and quality assurance manager, among others. With the potential for competitive salaries, job security, and opportunities for advancement, a career in construction management can be both rewarding and fulfilling.
A bachelor's degree in construction management offers a unique combination of technical expertise, managerial skills, and industry-specific knowledge. This well-rounded education prepares you to tackle the challenges of the modern construction industry, making you an indispensable asset in building and maintaining the nation's critical infrastructure. With numerous career opportunities and the potential for growth, a construction management degree is a smart investment in your future.
With an online bachelors degree in construction management, you'll bring a unique skill set and understanding to your role in the construction industry. You'll graduate prepared to manage a variety of construction projects, from the field or home office. At the same time, your enhanced IT skills in cybersecurity make you uniquely qualified to handle the nation's critical infrastructure. Protecting physical buildings, industrial plants, transportation – as well as the computer networks that remotely operate these facilities – is crucial to our society and the way we live. Finally, you’ll complete an unmanned systems course. You can also add a minor in unmanned systems, which makes you able to obtain your FAA Part 107 license to operate commercial uses of drones weighing less than 55 pounds.
The construction industry is huge – both in the United States and internationally – and experiences year-to-year growth in needs and employment opportunities. As one of the largest parts of the U.S. economy, many types of construction projects directly overlap with the Department of Homeland Security’s 16 critical infrastructure sectors. This includes the construction and protection of facilities such as water and wastewater treatment facilities, power plants, oil refineries, manufacturing facilities, chemical facilities, transportation sector, nuclear industry, dams, commercial facilities, communications structures, defense bases and hospitals.
Learn more about Capitol Tech’s Center of Excellence in Construction Management (CECM) by visiting the center’s webpage.
Our location puts you in the heart of the action.
The Baltimore, Maryland/Washington D.C. area has one of the largest concentrations of high-tech companies, defense contractors, and government agencies in the United States, making it easier to find internships and high-paying jobs.
Our classes are taught by working professionals.
The construction management field is undergoing rapid change in light of emerging technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT).
Capitol Tech Opportunities
You have the chance to showcase your classroom knowledge in your capstone project, which is required for graduation. Depending on your major, this could be writing a report and giving an oral presentation or building, designing and testing a working prototype.
Co-Ops and Internships
An internship is an essential first step to launching your career. Our reputation helps to open doors, plus our career services office provides guidance on how to write a resume to career-related events and much more.
The Capitol Commitment
We’ve created a game plan to make sure you find a job upon graduation. Learn more.
The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management is a total of 121 credits, which covers technical courses as well as mathematics, sciences, English, and social science courses.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition rates are subject to change.
The following rates are in effect for the 2024-2025 academic year, beginning in Fall 2024 and continuing through Summer 2025:
- Full-time tuition is $13,175 per semester, plus fees
- The active duty military tuition rate is $250 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
- The retired military tuition rate is $746 per credit, plus fees (additional discounts and scholarships do not apply)
- All full-time students who keep their student account current are promised their tuition will not increase more than 1% per year for four years
- For the cost of living in Capitol Technology University's modern residential facility.
- Academic Fee for UAS-120 $500