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Graduate Programs

The construction management graduate programs at the Del E. Webb School of Construction (DEWSC) may lead to the degrees of Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

Graduate study, particularly that leading to the PhD, has as a goal of ensuring independent scholarship, originality, and competence in research. Research opportunities are available in a broad spectrum of subjects encompassing traditional as well as new specialties. The construction management graduate programs are engaged in significant research in the following areas:

  • Alternative project delivery methods
  • Front end planning
  • Asset management
  • Cleanroom construction
  • Computer applications in construction
  • Concrete construction
  • Leadership and management
  • Trenchless construction methods
  • Performance information procurement systems
  • Productivity
  • Residential construction
  • Safety and risk
  • Sustainable development

Construction Management (M.S)

The primary objective of the program is to allow students with a bachelor’s in construction or a related field such as architecture, business, or engineering to broaden and improve their professional capabilities in construction. The program is designed to meet the growing need for professionals with advanced technical, management and applied research skills in the construction industry. Review catalog description and download the program manual.

Construction Management (Ph.D.)

The purpose of the construction management Ph.D. program is to prepare research scholars, new faculty and professionals for positions in industry, universities and government, as well as facilitate a higher level of investigation and knowledge creation through the professor-Ph.D. student dynamic. Review catalog description.

It is important for all doctoral student to read the Construction Management program manual.

 

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