Construction Management: Special Studies, Master of Science in Construction Management

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M253

Required Courses

Required Courses
CNS 5003Construction Fundamentals I 13
CNS 5013Construction Fundamentals II 13
CNS 5033Applied Project Management 13
CNS 5023Research Methods in Planning, Design and Construction3
Electives
Core Electives9
Other Electives6
Research Courses
CNS 5952Special Studies Presentation2
CNS 5993Special Studies Research3
Total Credit Hours32

Core Electives

Choose 3 courses from the following:9
Fundamentals of BIM
Legal Issues in Construction
Lean Construction Management
Leadership in the Construction Industry
Pre-Construction Services

Other Electives

Other Electives as required and approved by the student's committee; may include:

CNS 5940Construction Industry Practicum1-3
CNS 5960Directed Readings1-4
CNS 5970Special Topics/Seminar1-3

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.

  • A student who has done satisfactory graduate work and has earned a 3.0 grade point average may file for master’s candidacy.