Construction Management Hero

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

General Information

Track

  • Major

Degree

  • B.S.

Location

  • Utica Campus

Duration

  • 4 Years
Utica Excellence, Utica Value

Construction Management at Utica

Employment placement rate within 3 months of graduation

85%

New construction industry jobs by 2022

1,600,000

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:
    • Estimator
    • Construction Project Manager
    • Senior Administrator

Great Internships

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

Construction Management Curriculum

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.

Department Information   Student Resources

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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
  • Hayner Hoyt Corporation, Syracuse, NY
  • Hensel Phelps Construction, Chantilly, VA
  • HR Beebe Incorporated, Utica, NY
  • Keller Foundations, Ondenton, MD
  • Lecesse Construction, West Henrietta, NY
  • Limbach Facility Services, LLC, Warrington, PA
  • S&O Construction Services, Pleasantville, NY
  • Turner Construction Company, Anaheim, CA
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... 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.

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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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