The Department of Construction Management at Thomas Jefferson University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to provide students with a practice-oriented understanding of construction technology and management from project inception to close-out. Our mission is to prepare students to be ethical, innovative problem-solvers who understand the full construction business model.
The Department of Construction Management educates tomorrow’s construction managers in leading and managing the construction process from project inception to close-out, with a focus on building quality projects, safely, on time, within budget, and to customer expectations, as applied to complex commercial, infrastructure, and residential building projects.
Welcome to the Department of Construction Management
Chair and Associate Professor:
Gulbin Ozcan-Deniz, PhD, LEED AP BD+C
Department of Construction Management Highlights
- Practical, industry-centered curriculum
- Hands-on, collaborative experiences
- Expert faculty with industry ties
- Sustainable thinking approach
- Multiple study abroad opportunities, including Italy, New Zealand, Costa Rica, France, China, the United Kingdom and Australia
- International construction honor society membership through Sigma Lambda Chi (Jefferson is one of more than 75 chapters in the United States, Australia and Ireland)
The department’s expert faculty offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate majors and programs to achieve professional goals for future construction management leaders. Our programs provide students with a broad practice-oriented understanding of construction technology, business, architecture, and engineering. Our core value is centered on providing students and the global construction community with the highest quality construction management education possible. We are committed to ensuring that the educational opportunities we provide for the students we serve will prepare them with the knowledge and tools that will enable them to become successful professional constructors and managers of the construction process.
We offer award-winning programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels up to the PhD that offer students opportunities to become leaders and change-agents in their fields.
Supporting the research innovation and education across the university, focusing on transforming urban environments into smart and healthy cities.
Promoting user-driven, transdisciplinary research leveraging creative technologies for social change.
Leveraging academic and professional partners to strengthen health infrastructure with innovative programming, environmental performance analysis, and human-centered, evidence-based design.
As steward of the Hassrick House, Thomas Jefferson University is serving as the public face of the Center and a learning laboratory.
Promoting architectural innovation through material experimentation and performance-based design strategies — bridging research, education and practice.
Uniting communities, students, faculty and stakeholders in collective action through real-world design, construction and environmental projects.
Serving as a collaborative research and prototyping platform where interactive design and emergent health sciences meet.