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The Master of Science in Construction and Infrastructure Management (MSCIM) degree is for individuals interested in the management of construction and transportation infrastructure.

It is intended for applicants with all backgrounds, especially those in areas other than engineering, and who either presently work for or aspire to work for construction companies, transportation agencies, public agencies, or private companies who provide professional services in the transportation and construction management fields.

The degree provides graduate-level study for those seeking mid- and upper-level management positions in the construction and transportation industries. Students with degrees in construction management, engineering, science, mathematics, operations research, statistics, political science, physical science, psychology, health sciences, urban or regional planning, as well as related disciplines are invited to apply.

Applications for admission to the program are evaluated on an individual basis by the Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction (CEEC) faculty.

Available Options

  • Construction Management - Thesis Track
  • Construction Management - Non-Thesis Track
  • Transportation Infrastructure Management - Thesis Track
  • Transportation Infrastructure Management - Non-Thesis Track

Accreditation

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

Learning Outcomes

Thesis Track
  1. Demonstrate knowledge in the chosen area of their expertise (construction and transportation).
  2. Acquire and apply appropriate research methodology to solve contemporary construction/transportation problems.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to generate, collect, compile, and interpret research data.
  4. Demonstrate technical communication skills.
Non-Thesis Track
  1. Demonstrate knowledge in the chosen area of their expertise (construction and transportation).
  2. Demonstrate technical communication skills.

Career Possibilities

A Master of Science in Construction and Infrastructure Management (MSCIM) provides graduates with high-level planning, management, and analytical skills that enable them to plan, schedule, organize, and estimate costs for complex construction and infrastructure projects; MSCIM graduates may also be prepared to manage teams of professionals for infrastructure development in industrial, utility, and government settings.

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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.

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