Plan of Study

Below is a sample plan of study for the online Master of Science with a concentration in Construction Management program featuring course selectives in Executive and Sustainable Construction Management topics. Courses are offered in a two-year cycle, with start dates available at the beginning of each Fall semester.  Each Fall term starts with a required orientation session where you will meet other industry leaders, faculty, and students in the motivated peer group. Click on course number for course description. Required courses are noted with an asterisk.


Semester 1 (Fall of even years)

  • *BCM53500  Construction Accounting and Financial Management (3 credits)
  • *BCM56000  Academic Writing Seminar 1 (1 credits)

Selective Course  (choose 1):

  • ‚ÄčBCM52500  Managing Construction Quality & Production (3 credits)
  • BCM58100  Value Engineering & Visualization for Sustainability (3 credits)
  • BCM58100  Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Sustainability (3 credits)


Semester 2 (Spring of odd years)

  • *BCM53000  Construction Operations & Strategic Management (3 credits)

Selective Course (choose 1):

  • BCM55000    Risk Management in Construction (3 credits)
  • BCM58100    Sustainable Site Development (3 credits)


Semester 3 (Summer of Every year)

  • *BCM57000  Analysis of Research in Construction (4 credits)


Semester 4 (Fall of odd years)

  • *BCM55500  Construction Leadership & Marketing (3 credits)
  • *BCM56500  Academic Writing Seminar 2 (1 credit)

Selective Course (choose 1):

  • BCM54500   Construction Management Training & Development (3 credits)
  • BCM51100   Energy Conserving Building Retrofit (3 credits)


Semester 5 (Spring of even years)

  • *BCM54000  Law for Construction Managers (3 credits)

Selective Course (choose 1):

  • BCM52000    Preconstruction Project Management (3 credits)
  • BCM58100    Special Topics in Sustainable Interior Design (3 credits)


Semester 6 (Summer of every year)

  • *BCM58100 Capstone Journal Paper (3 credits)