Construction Management Major (Bachelor of Science)

The construction industry is one of the largest industries in the world, based on either employment or expenditure. A responsible position in construction management requires the ability to apply principles from business, mathematics, science, and engineering to construction projects in a wide variety of nature, type, and scope. Construction managers plan, construct, maintain, and manage facilities essential to modern, civilized human life. Projects requiring construction management expertise include buildings, bridges, tunnels, transportation systems, and facilities utilized in various specialized industrial processes.

Construction management graduates are prepared for advanced graduate degrees and a wide range of career paths in areas including consulting, governmental agencies, and industry. In addition to the traditional careers in construction management, graduates may take advantage of their strong, broad based education to pursue careers in professions such as law, business, or teaching.

Degree and Certificates

  • B.S. in Construction Management

Salary Information

(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020)

Low: $56,140
Median: $95,260
High: $164,790
Projected growth through 2028: 8%

Why Construction Management at UTA

UTA’s Construction Management degree program is the only one of its kind in North Texas. It provides students with the knowledge and technical, administrative, and communication skills necessary to succeed in the construction industry. Students will be able to deliver sustainable construction projects with respect to scope, scheduling, budgeting, quality, safety, and the environment.

The Civil Engineering Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management degree designed to provide the necessary foundation in business, science, mathematics, and engineering required for the management of construction projects of all sizes. The program will also instill an understanding of the importance of ethics, safety, professionalism, and socioeconomic concerns in resolving technical problems through synthesis, planning, and design.

What’s Next?

You may choose to pursue a graduate degree, and you might take a job in academia, teaching the next generation of students. If you enter the workforce, you’ll join our alumni at top companies like:

  • ANDRES Construction
  • Archer Western
  • Austin Commercial
  • Balfour Beatty US, Inc.
  • BNSF Railway
  • CONSOR Engineers
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Herzog Contracting Corp.
  • Joeris General Contractors
  • Maser Consulting
  • Polk Mechanical
  • Redder General Contractors
  • Stantec
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Turner Construction Company
  • Vaughn Construction
  • ...and many more!


The Civil Engineering Department will seek accreditation by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET and the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). The Construction Management program is housed in the Civil Engineering Department.

Requirements for Licensure or Certification

All discipline specific programs in the College of Engineering meet educational requirements for professional licensure or certification in all U.S. states, territories, and the District of Columbia.

Degree Requirements

Construction Management Major

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High School Students

Dual Credit

Get a head start on your UTA construction management degree in high school! If you have the prerequisites, our courses can be used to satisfy high school course requirements and can be applied toward your undergraduate degree.

UTA Dual Credit Academy