Construction Management

Construction managers focus on managing labor, material, equipment, time and money from the conception of a project through completion. As a student in M State's Associate in Applied Science degree program, you'll learn industry skills including construction, drafting, business and management.

An advisory board comprised of local and regional industry members reviews our curriculum, ensuring that students are learning the skills required for employment

This comprehensive training will prepare you for an entry-level career in construction project management, supervision, estimating, scheduling, material testing or safety.

Two-Year Occupational Grant Pilot Program

Two-year Occupational Grant Pilot Program imageThis program is eligible for the Minnesota Two-Year Occupational Grant Pilot Program. Participating students will have their tuition and fees paid after Federal Pell and Minnesota State grants have been applied to their accounts.

There is no separate application for this grant. Interested students apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or, for undocumented students, the Minnesota Dream Act Application. Funding is limited, so submit the FAFSA as early as possible since applicants will be ranked by their application date.

For more information on student eligibility, visit Learn More Pay Less, call 877.450.3322 or download the elgible program list.


Here’s what you’ll learn

  • Use construction management software to managetime and money
  • Estimate material, labor, equipment and subcontracts
  • Manage OSHA and industry safety programs
  • Develop and interpret of construction drawings and specifications
  • Perform construction job site management tasks involving personnel, change orders and specification management
  • Use multiple software programs to develop drawings and construction documentation


Why M State

  • Exceptional educational value
  • Hands-on instruction
  • Small class sizes with personalized instruction
  • Scholarships available
  • Strong industry support
  • Internships enhance course work and provide marketable experience
  • High placement rate for graduates

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Construction Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Locations: Moorhead

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Meet the faculty

Brooks Pederson
Construction Management Instructor
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Construction Management Program Video


Required Construction Management courses

  • Construction Management Principles
  • Construction Documents and Codes
  • Construction and Manufacturing Mathematics
  • Site/Building Layout
  • Principles of Estimating
  • Building Systems
  • Materials Testing
  • Construction Scheduling
  • Site Management
  • Safety Management
  • Computer Estimating and Bidding
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Fundamentals of CADD
  • Mechanical Engineering Drawing IV
  • Construction Management Internship

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Last modified: April 5th, 2016 at 09:42am