Online Construction Management Degree

Earn Your Construction Management Degree Online

Some of the most valuable personnel on a residential or commercial construction site are the men and women responsible for planning, overseeing, and implementing the project. SJVC’s Construction Management program is a flexible online Associate of Science degree program that trains students to manage construction projects of varying size and scope.

The Construction Management degree will prepare you to:

  • Interpret building design plans
  • Estimate and prepare competitive bids for prospective buyers
  • Supervise construction sites
  • Communicate effectively with clients and workers
  • Control project costs and manage other day-to-day responsibilities you will face as a construction site manager

Increase your earning potential by becoming a leader in construction with an Associate’s Degree in Construction Management from SJVC.

Learn Construction Management Skills Online

SJVC’s online Construction Management degree program is designed to give you all the skills needed to manage the day-to-day responsibilities of a residential or commercial construction project. Learn new and expanding areas of construction management, including cost estimating, cost control procedures and advanced project scheduling software.

The online format provides you with ultimate flexibility and convenience as you acquire skills that can advance your construction career and increase your earning potential. In approximately 14 months, you can earn an Associate of Science degree in Construction Management and all the skills that come with it, including:

  • Architectural design theory
  • Construction communication procedures
  • Project scheduling and control
  • Job estimating and bidding

At the end of the program, you will graduate with a deep understanding of construction management principles and best practices. These skills will make you desirable to construction and engineering firms, and will also be beneficial should you decide to work on your own as an independent general contractor.

What Can You Do with a Construction Management Degree

Whether you already have experience in the field or are planning on starting a new career in construction, SJVC’s online Construction Management program gives you the knowledge and skills needed for a wide variety of construction careers.

Here’s a look at some of the jobs you can pursue with a construction management degree.

  • Cost Estimator: Within construction, cost estimators estimate the time, materials and labor required to complete a project so managers can submit competitive bids and price products appropriately. Cost estimators may work for construction firms, engineering firms or general contractors. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports the median annual wage for cost estimators is $60,390.¹
  • First-Line Supervisor: The first-line supervisor directly supervises and coordinates the activities of constructions workers on a job site. Other job titles include construction foreman, construction supervisor and site superintendent. According to the BLS, the mean annual wage for first-line construction supervisors is $66,820.²
  • Construction Manager: Construction managers plan, coordinate and supervise construction projects from start to finish. Also known as project managers and general contractors, construction managers schedule and coordinate all construction processes to ensure the project is completed on time and within budget. The BLS reports that the median wage for construction managers is $87,400 per year.³

Because the Construction Management program is delivered online, you can continue to work while completing your degree. This means you can gain experience and build your resume while you pursue an associate’s degree that is valuable in the construction field.

Take Your Construction Career to the Next Level

There are many opportunities in the construction industry for men and women with good leadership and managerial skills. The Construction Management program from SJVC will set you up for success by teaching you the skills necessary to oversee residential and commercial construction projects of all sizes. Call 855-667-9557 to learn more about the online Associate’s in Construction Management, or fill out the “request information” form to get started.

¹http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/cost-estimators.htm

²http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes471011.htm

³http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/construction-managers.htm

Online Construction Management Degree Program Details

Accreditation & Approvals

Institutional Accreditation

San Joaquin Valley College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.accjc.org.

State Approvals

CALIFORNIA
SJVC is a private institution and is approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Approval to operate means that SJVC has been found in compliance with the standards set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (California Education Code, Title 3, Division 10, Part 59, Chapter 8) and Title 5, Division 7.5 – Private Postsecondary Education of the California Code of Regulations.

Any questions that a student may have regarding the college catalog and/or catalog supplement that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at:

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 980818
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0818

Physical Address
2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95833

Telephone Numbers
Toll free (888) 370-7589
(916) 431-6959

Fax Number
(916) 263-1897

Website
www.bppe.ca.gov

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