May 16, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Working Draft] 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Working Draft]

Construction Management [M.S.]

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This is a designated STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) program.


Program Admission

Applicants must meet the minimum Graduate School admission requirements (see Graduate Admissions or International Admissions) and complete a Graduate Application.

Applicants must also meet the following program criteria:

  • All students pursuing the MSCM degree need to have completed an undergraduate / bachelor degree. 

Students without the prerequisite of the graduate level courses or do not have a construction background, and whom have a keen interest in pursuing the MSCM degree, are encouraged to consider the Construction [Graduate Certificate]  as appropriate preparation. The 18 credit hours of graduate level courses completed for the CCNS are directly transferable to the MSCM degree.

Alternatively, if the CCNS path is not appropriate, the student may choose to complete the undergraduate construction management courses that incorporate the required background requirements. These courses include:

School Information

Visual and Built Environments | Suleiman Ashur, Ph.D., Director | 211 Sill Hall, 734.487.2490,

Advisor Information

Armagan Korkmaz, Ph.D., 206 Roosevelt, 734.487.2492,

Degree Requirements: 36-38 hours

The Master of Science in Construction Management program requires the completion of 36-38 hours of coursework to be distributed among required core courses and elective courses.

Project Management Cognate: 6-8 hours

Six to eight hours from the following


Students must complete a minimum of 14 hours split between the Construction Management Elective Courses and Project Management Cognate

Capstone: 4-6 hours

Choose one of the following two options:

Option I - Development Project: 4 hours

Option II - Thesis: 6 hours