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Construction Management

Construction managers focus on managing labor, material, equipment, time and money from the conception of a project through completion. As a student in M State's Associate of Applied Science degree program, you'll learn industry skills including construction, drafting, business and management.

An advisory board comprised of local and regional industry members reviews our curriculum, ensuring that students are learning the skills required for employment

This comprehensive training will prepare you for an entry-level career in construction project management, supervision, estimating, scheduling, material testing or safety.


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Use construction management software to managetime and money
  • Estimate material, labor, equipment and subcontracts
  • Manage OSHA and industry safety programs
  • Develop and interpret of construction drawings and specifications
  • Perform construction job site management tasks involving personnel, change orders and specification management
  • Use multiple software programs to develop drawings and construction documentation

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Why M State

  • Exceptional educational value
  • Hands-on instruction
  • Small class sizes with personalized instruction
  • Scholarships available
  • Strong industry support
  • Internships enhance course work and provide marketable experience
  • High placement rate for graduates


M State Construction Management student awarded Home Builders scholarship

Construction Management student Wing Ying Ho has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Home Builders Care of Fargo-Moorhead Foundation, the charitable organization of the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead.

Ho, a freshman in the program on M State's Moorhead campus and a native of Burnsville, previously worked as a drafting consultant in Honolulu. After graduating from M State, Ho says she plans to support and promote the construction management field for females and adult learners.


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Construction Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Locations: Moorhead

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Meet the faculty

Brooks Pederson

Construction Management Instructor
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Required Construction Management courses

  • Construction Management Principles
  • Construction Documents and Codes
  • Construction and Manufacturing Mathematics
  • Site/Building Layout
  • Principles of Estimating
  • Building Systems
  • Materials Testing
  • Construction Scheduling
  • Site Management
  • Safety Management
  • Computer Estimating and Bidding
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Fundamentals of CADD
  • Mechanical Engineering Drawing IV
  • Construction Management Internship

Last modified: December 11th, 2017 at 10:36am