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  • MS in Construction Management


    Drexel’s accredited online Master's in Construction Management degree gives you the opportunity to develop the multidisciplinary skillset required of effective senior construction managers and supervisors. The program focuses on meeting the challenges of complex construction projects, challenging deadlines and increasing regulation. The program focuses on the technical knowledge, practical business decision-making, and leadership skills relevant to successfully managing construction operations.

    Graduates work as project managers, coordinators, estimators, schedulers, safety specialists, business development managers, suppliers, regulators, and other stakeholders involved with construction projects. Some rise to senior-level executive positions, while others own and operate their own firms.


    • Construction Project Management
    • Real Estate Development
    • Sustainability and Green Construction

    Program Features

    • Quality - Technical competence and strong business acumen taught through rigorous, targeted graduate study.
    • Outstanding faculty - Drexel’s faculty has decades of construction management experience in both the public and private sectors, as well as union and open shop environments.
    • Highly-Interactive - Drexel’s curriculum engages and challenges, while remaining convenient for working professionals. All courses are offered online. No residency requirements or on-site classes are mandated, allowing you flexible participation. 

    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.


    Core Foundation Courses 
    CMGT 501Leadership in Construction3.0
    CMGT 505Construction Accounting and Financial Management3.0
    CMGT 510Construction Control Techniques3.0
    CMGT 512Cost Estimating and Bidding Strategies3.0
    CMGT 515Risk Management in Construction3.0
    You may pursue a concentration in one of the following areas: 
    Construction Management Project Management Concentration 
    CMGT 525
    Applied Construction Project Management 
    CMGT 528
    Construction Contract Administration 
    CMGT 530
    Equipment Applications and Economy 
    CMGT 532
    International Construction Practices 
    CMGT 538
    Strategic Management in Construction 
    CMGT 540
    Schedule Impact Analysis 
    CMGT 548
    Quality Management and Construction Performance 
    CMGT 550
    Productivity Analysis and Improvement 
    Real Estate Concentration  
    Select eight of the following: 
    CMGT 535
    Community Impact Analysis 
    REAL 568
    Real Estate Development 
    REAL 571
    Advanced Real Estate Investment & Analysis 
    REAL 572
    Advanced Market Research & Analysis 
    REAL 573
    Sales & Marketing of Real Estate 
    REAL 574
    Real Estate Economics in Urban Markets 
    REAL 575
    Real Estate Finance 
    REAL 576
    Real Estate Valuation & Analysis 
    REAL 577
    Legal Issues in Real Estate Development 
    Sustainability and Green Construction Concentration 
    CMGT 535
    Community Impact Analysis 
    CMGT 545
    Sustainable Principles & Practices 
    CMGT 546
    Sustainable Technologies 
    CMGT 547
    LEED Concepts 
    CMGT 558
    Community Sustainability 
    Culminating Experience 6.0
    CMGT 696
    Capstone Project in Construction Management I 
    CMGT 697
    Capstone Project in Construction Management II 
    Total Credits45.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business, or non-technical degree from a regionally accredited university

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1157 per credit.

    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.


    Academic Calendar

    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2015     

    September 21, 2015

    December 5, 2015

    December 7, 2015

    December 12, 2015

    Winter 2016 

    January 4, 2016

    March 14, 2016

    March 15, 2016

    March 19, 2016

    Spring 2016 

    March 28, 2016

    June 6, 2016

    June 7, 2016

    June 10, 2016

    Summer 2016 

    June 20, 2016

    August 29, 2016

    August 30, 2016

    September 3, 2016

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