MS in Construction Management


ARC 613
ARC 617
ARC 628
ARC 630
ARC 631
ARC 650
ARC 660
ARC 661
ARC 662
ARC 663
ARC 685
BME 601
BME 602
BME 603
BME 610
BME 612
BME 620
BME 622
BME 635
BME 640
BME 645
BME 646
BME 665
BME 670
BME 675
BME 681
BME 682
BME 683
BME 687
BME 702
BME 706
BME 713
BME 722
BME 723
BME 724
BME 729
BME 735
BME 745
BME 760
BME 781
BME 783
BME 784
BSL 612
BSL 694
BUS 630
BUS 631
BUS 632
BUS 633
BUS 661
BUS 662
BUS 663
CAE 510
CAE 511
CAE 610
CAE 611
CAE 620
CAE 621
CAE 622
CAE 623
CAE 625
CAE 630
CAE 631
CAE 632
CAE 633
CAE 640
CAE 641
CAE 642
CAE 660
CAE 661
CAE 670
CAE 681
CAE 682
CAE 690
CAE 695
CAE 711
CAE 712
CAE 714
CAE 716
CAE 730
CAE 731
CAE 732
CAE 735
CAE 743
CAE 762
CAE 780
CAE 781
CAE 790
CAE 795
CSC 609
CSC 632
CSC 732
ECE 600
ECE 602
ECE 603
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ECE 605
ECE 606
ECE 632
ECE 633
ECE 634
ECE 636
ECE 638
ECE 640
ECE 643
ECE 648
ECE 672
ECE 673
ECE 674
ECE 675
ECE 676
ECE 677
ECE 678
ECE 753
ECE 785
FIN 602
FIN 603
FIN 631
FIN 641
FIN 644
FIN 645
FIN 647
FIN 648
IEN 657
IEN 772
IEN 605
IEN 607
IEN 612
IEN 613
IEN 614
IEN 624
IEN 647
IEN 651
IEN 657
IEN 668
IEN 670
IEN 671
IEN 672
IEN 695
IEN 712
IEN 714
IEN 715
IEN 742
IEN 757
IEN 761
IEN 763
IEN 764
IEN 765
IEN 772
IEN 794
LAW 257
MAE 505
MAE 512
MAE 590
MAE 591
MAE 592
MAE 601
MAE 602
MAE 603
MAE 605
MAE 607
MAE 608
MAE 612
MAE 614
MAE 616
MAE 621
MAE 628
MAE 670
MAE 690
MAE 691
MAE 692
MAE 705
MAE 713
MAE 714
MAE 730
MAE 740
MGT 623
MGT 617
MGT 621
MGT 622
MGT 623
MGT 624
MGT 628
MGT 645
MGT 659
MGT 679
MGT 691
MGT 698
MKT 640
MKT 641
MKT 644
MKT 645
MKT 646
MKT 647
MKT 648
MKT 649
MKT 675
MPO 542
MPO 662
RED 601
RED 610
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RED 680
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RED 699

Objective

The MS in Construction Management program is designed to develop leaders and managers for complex building projects, with mastery in best practices related to resiliency, sustainability, building information modeling, project delivery and decision-making. The University is uniquely situated in a booming metropolis where commercial and residential construction is a large and important industry.

The Construction Management Program:

  • Is offered with the participation of other colleges and schools at the University of Miami
  • Prepares graduates for a variety of employment opportunities. Potential employers include general contractors, real estate developers, sub-contractors, construction management firms and architectural engineering firms
  • Provides a foundation for those who want to effectively lead a construction project or business

Who Is the MS Program For?

The program is open to both entry-level graduate students who want to pursue a career in construction management and professionals who have responsibilities in engineering, architecture, business and law fields, and want to further their knowledge and skills.

Industry Advisory Board

The MS program is informed by an industrial advisory board with significant experience in construction management. To view the MS in Construction Management Program advisory board, please click here.

Curriculum

The MS program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours. This includes 19 credits of core courses, 9 credits of courses in a selected track and a 2-credit elective course. The program is initially offering a track on sustainable and resilient construction. Additional tracks are planned for the future with the collaboration of the School of Architecture, School of Business and the school of law. The typical curriculum for a full time student is shown next.

FALL Semester (15 credits):

Course # Title Credits
CAE 790 3 or

IEN 763

Advanced Topics 3 or

Project management techniques

3
CAE 660 or

ARC 685 or

ARC 630

Sustainable Construction1 or

Sustainable design in Context 1

Building Technology: Materials and Methods 2

3
CAE 661 Computer Aided Architectural Engineering Design 3
Two Courses to be Selected from Track 1 Electives 6

1 For Architecture & Engineering students

2 For non-Architecture & Engineering students

3 Future course CAE 762 – Construction Project Management

Spring Semester (15 credits):

Course # Title Credits
CAE 790 4 Advanced Topics 4 3
LAW 257 Construction Law 3
BUS 630 Fundamentals of Economics, Accounting & Finance 4
One Course to be Selected from Track 1 Elective 3
Global Awareness Elective 2

4 Future course CAE 765 – Construction case studies

Track 1 Electives

Sustainable and Resilient Construction (fall semester)
Course # Title Credits
IEN 612 Statistical Quality Control and Quality Management 3
IEN 672 Management of Technological Innovation 3
ARC 628 Historic Preservation 3
ARC 662 Environmental Building Systems I 3
ARC 663 Environmental Building Systems II 3
RED 601 Introduction to Real Estate Development and Urbanism 3
Sustainable and Resilient Construction (spring semester)
Course # Title Credits
IEN 761 Engineering Cost Management 3
ARC 613 Advanced Visual Representation 3
ARC 617 Construction Documents 3
ARC 631 Building Technology II: Structural Systems 3
CAE 681 Energy-Efficient Building Design 3
RED 660 Urban Infill, Preservation and Redevelopment 3

Electives with a Focus on Global Awareness (fall semester)

Course # Title Credits
MGT 691 International Management 2

Electives with a Focus on Global Awareness (spring semester)

Course # Title Credits
MGT 617 Leading Across Cultures 2
MGT 621 High Performance Leadership 2
MGT 624 Negotiation Strategies 2

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