Construction Management (AOS) is an extensive program that provides students with knowledge and skill-based training to work in the construction industry. It is taught 4 days per week in morning or evening sessions for a total of 8 terms in 96 weeks. The program is 24 months during the day and evening sessions. Students must participate in 360-day or evening class sessions to complete the program.
The objective of this program is to prepare students for entry-level positions in the construction management industry in project engineering, materials/labor estimating, materials procurement, construction/project management, project supervision, construction oversight, and scheduling.
The Construction Management Program teaches basic concepts, skills, and terminology for graduates to obtain entry-level jobs in this occupation managing construction projects. Studies include courses and laboratory work in these areas:
● Success skills in the industry
● Introduction to construction management
● Materials, methods, mechanical and electrical systems
● Project controls and relevant construction mathematics
● Plan reading and quantity takeoff in architectural, civil, piping, and instrumentation drawings and blueprints
● Building and industrial cost estimating
● Project planning and scheduling
● Supervising workers and workplace safety
Students learn to use management techniques dedicated to construction contracts and ethics. Technical writing covers the need for effective communication in the workplace. Students take a 3D/BIM course that uses industry-standard visualization software. Each student will select two elective courses from a variety of technical, management, or business courses.
Program Teaching Methods
The teaching methods used in this program include classroom theory and lab sessions that are coupled with an atmosphere solidly based on “real work” construction management concepts. The methods include demonstrations and solving problems with drawings. Studies are individualized and progress is monitored with assignments, quizzes, and laboratory evaluations.
Construction Management Job Description
Construction managers oversee and coordinate construction projects to completion. They establish budgets, procure resources, set project schedules, and supervise workers to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget. They also work with architects, engineers, inspectors, and vendors to meet safety, quality, and design requirements.
Construction managers must communicate effectively orally and in writing with clients, workers, contractors, and government officials. They must possess strong problem-solving skills and a working knowledge of construction project software.
Career Paths In The Construction Management Industry
The Associate Degree in Construction Management prepares students for many career paths. Graduates may apply their skills to their present occupation or become employed with different industrial groups such as:
There may be other career paths depending on the student’s choice of industry specialty and elective courses. Some of the most common jobs include project managers, construction supervisors, construction engineers, estimators, schedulers, and quality control managers.
How Career Services Help
ITI Technical College is committed to assisting students and graduates in the pursuit of rewarding employment in their field of study. While we cannot guarantee employment upon graduation, ITI works to assist students and graduates with employment opportunities before and after graduation. We believe a technical career often provides a better salary, working conditions, and self-image, which consequently result in A BETTER LIFE for our students and graduates.
Why Choose ITI Technical College
ITI Technical College faculty and staff are dedicated to student success from instructing to counseling. Instructors deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum and academic counselors focus on ensuring students have the tools needed for success.
Since 1973, ITI Technical College has graduated thousands of students in technical programs. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges to ensure students receive the best education and training possible.
How To Apply
It is easy to find out if the Construction Management Program is right for you and how to enroll. Start by calling one of our Admissions Specialists at (225) 752-4233 and schedule a tour today.
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Construction Management –
Associate in Occupational Studies Degree Program CM90T
Major Occupations for which graduates will be qualified:
52.2001 Construction Management