BS in Construction Management

College

  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Architecture & the Built Environment

Degree Earned

Bachelor of Science

Program Type

  • On Campus

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The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management program at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET.  ABET-ANSAC evaluates 4-year Construction Management programs to approve that “Graduates of Construction Management programs will have the knowledge, as well as the technical, administrative and communication skills, necessary to succeed in the construction industry.” The BS in Construction Management emphasizes the importance of a rich and productive collaboration between construction, project management and design.

The industry-centered curriculum prepares students for leadership roles in this challenging, multi-faceted, competitive field to contribute to a project or firm immediately upon graduation. Our faculty of experts in the construction management profession bring invaluable real-world experience to the classroom, teaching technical skills with hands-on applications, decision-making techniques and the principles of environmental sustainability. Please visit Job and Internship Opportunities [link to page- new addition in navigation] for more details.

The Jefferson East Falls scenic campus is just minutes from large construction companies in Philadelphia, offering excellent internship and networking opportunities in the tri-state area.

Other program highlights include:

  • 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

Our Mission

Jefferson’s construction management program’s mission is to prepare students to be ethical, innovative problem-solvers who understand the full construction business model. Upon graduation, students possess a working knowledge of the construction business model and will be equipped with the technical knowledge and administrative and communication skills to plan and manage each phase of the construction process.