Construction Management at Utica College

Construction Management

About This Program

You know that building anything starts with a good foundation. You’re not overwhelmed by big projects—you tackle them step-by-step. You want a career that allows you to see your ideas come to life. Construction management may by the major for you.

Why Utica College

The construction management program at Utica College combines foundational study in management techniques with extensive real-world learning opportunities and an emphasis on professional responsibility. Guided by expert faculty, the program gives students the tools to succeed in one of the world's most dynamic and fastest growing industries.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions

(315) 792-3006

Dimitar Todorov

Department Chair
(315) 792-3142

General Information


  • Major


  • B.S.


  • Utica Campus


  • 4 Years
Utica Excellence, Utica Value

Construction Management at Utica

UC CM employment placement rate within 3 months of graduation (2019-2020):


New construction industry jobs by 2022


Typical Starting Salary for CM Graduates

$60,000 +

Career Opportunities

UC's construction management program prepares students for rewarding careers in every sector of the construction industry, including:
    • Field / Project Engineer
    • Assistant / Project Manager
    • Assistant / Superintendent
    • Assistant / Estimator
    • Project Administrator

Great Internships

Students in the Construction Management program participate in internships that frequently lead to career opportunities.

ACCE Accredited

UC's Construction Management Program is accredited by The American Council for Construction Education. The mission of ACCE is to be a leading global advocate of quality construction education; and promote, support, & accredit quality education programs.

Construction Management Curriculum

Year 1

  • CMG 103 - Introduction to Construction Management (3)
  • CMG 104 - Plan Reading and Quantity Takeoff (3)
  • CMG 117 - Construction Graphics and Computer Applications (3)

Year 2

  • CMG 221 - Methods and Materials I (3)
  • CMG 222 - Methods and Materials II (3)
  • CMG 225 - Documents and Specifications (3)
  • CMG 233 - Surveying (3)

Year 3

  • CMG 331 - Estimating I (3)
  • CMG 332 - Estimating II (3)
  • CMG 336 - Mechanical and Electrical Systems (3)
  • CMG 337 - Statics and Strengths of Materials (3)
  • CMG 345 - Site Planning and Equipment (3)

Year 4

  • CMG 417 - REVIT for Construction Managers (3)
  • CMG 423 - Construction Finance (3)
  • CMG 437 - Planning and Scheduling (3)
  • CMG 447 - Project Management and Safety (3)
  • CMG 475 - Senior Seminar (3)

The curriculum for this major is designed to prepare students for careers centered on the management of construction projects. It includes a balanced focus on technical construction knowledge - like methods and materials, thermal comfort, and building layout - and the managerial, financial, and planning skills necessary for completing construction projects successfully. Also, throughout the curriculum, there are consistent emphases on such broad strengths as excellence in oral and written communication, an understanding of the social and cultural dynamics of the construction industry, and the qualities of ethical business practice and the principles of social responsibility.

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Construction Management at Utica College

Construction Management Faculty

Experiences in Construction Management

A Degree that Works

UC's construction management program prepares students for rewarding careers in every sector of the construction industry. Graduates of UC's construction management program have taken leadership positions at:

  • BBL Incorporated, Albany, NY
  • Charles A. Gaetano Construction Corporation, Utica, NY
  • Collins Scoville Architects, P.C., Albany, NY
  • Gilbane Construction, Providence, RI
  • Hayner Hoyt Corporation, Syracuse, NY
  • Hensel Phelps Construction, Chantilly, VA
  • HR Beebe Incorporated, Utica, NY
  • Lecesse Construction, West Henrietta, NY
  • Limbach Facility Services, LLC, Warrington, PA
  • S&O Construction Services, Pleasantville, NY
  • Skanska USA, New York, NY
  • Turner Construction Company, Anaheim, CA
  • TW&A Construction Management, Schenectady, NY
  • Whiting-Turner Contracting, Baltimore, MD
Construction Management at Utica College

... And Growing

Construction Management is one of the world's most dynamic and fastest growing industries. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates roughly 1.6 million jobs in the construction industry by 2022.

Student Voices Justin Hogan

Student Justin Hogan discusses how Utica College's Construction Management program, along with his love of hockey, drew him from Ontario to UC and how the professors he encountered brought real-life experiential learning to the students.

Dubbelde with students at Home Depot

Know Your Worth

The median salary for construction managers in 2013 was $84,410, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Student Voices: Richard Calcagno '15

A brief conversation with Richard Calcagno '15, a recent graduate of Utica College's construction management program, about his experience at UC.

Academic Quad at Utica College

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