Construction Management Associate Degree Program
This program provides students with an opportunity to continue their studies beyond the diploma level. It is designed for people who already have 50 credit hours in a skilled trades concentration, such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R).
Students complete general education courses such as College Math, Oral and Written Communication, Critical Reading and Thinking, History of American Government, Introduction to Psychology, and Ethics and Life Science. Skilled trade courses include Project Planning and Contract Management, Quality Control and Project Supervision, and Crew Leadership and Safety.
This online program could be completed in the comfort of your own home or our campus computer labs. Once you have earned your diploma, you could either start the associate program immediately or wait until you have started working. Some employers may even offer tuition assistance programs!
Enjoy Strong Career Opportunities
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs for construction managers in Ohio is expected to increase by nine percent.1
1 onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9021.00, retrieved 5/1/2019
Program length – 7 months
Program courses provide instruction in crew leadership and safety, quality control and project supervision, project planning, and contract management. This program also offers a course in digital communication strategies, providing students with an opportunity to explore current social media and its use in a professional setting.
Construction managers plan, direct and coordinate various construction trades projects, often overseeing the work of subcontractors. Construction managers often participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.
As the economy continues to improve and construction picks up, trained managers will be more and more in demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor predicts 70,100 new construction mangers will be needed between 2014 and 2024.1
1U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, Job Outlook, retrieved 4/26/16