Construction Management: Special Studies, M.S.

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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 as required and approved by the graduate liaison15
Research Courses
CNS 5952Special Studies Presentation2
CNS 5993Special Studies Research3
Total Credit Hours32

CNS 5003, CNS 5013, and CNS 5033 are fundamental courses for students without construction education or background-may be replaced with electives for students with sufficient construction education and/or experience, with approval of the graduate liaison.

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 30 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.