Master of Science - Construction Management


The Master of Science in Construction Management (M.S.C.M.) degree provides graduate-level study for those seeking mid- and upper-level management positions in the construction industry or continued study for a doctorate. Students with bachelor's degrees in construction management, engineering, science, architecture and business, etc. are invited to apply. MSCM students should follow the graduate rules and milestones of the program in the Civil & Environmental Engineering and Construction Graduate Student Handbook.

Available Options

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For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will meet the expectations of employers seeking construction professionals with advanced expertise in the planning and execution of construction projects, including the abilities to:

  • Demonstrate advanced analytical and integrative skills in construction project analysis and operations,
  • Acquire and apply advanced knowledge and technical skills to the planning and execution of complex construction projects, and
  • Lead or coordinate the efforts of professionals in construction project analysis, planning and construction operations

Career Possibilities

A Master of Science in Construction Management (MSCM) is intended to provide graduates with high level analytical skills that enable them to plan, schedule, organize, and estimate costs for complex construction projects; and also manage teams of construction professionals in industrial, utility, and government settings.


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Master of Science - Construction Management


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Graduate Coordinator

Pramen P. Shrestha

Professor, P.E., Graduate Coordinator

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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction

The civil engineering program includes in-depth study in areas from environmental engineering to water resources. The construction management program serves the educational, research, and service needs of the construction industry by focusing on a blend of topics related to both the engineering and the management sides of construction.


Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

The College of Engineering provides students a solid foundation in several engineering disciplines for a successful career in engineering and computer science.