Build your future with the University of West Florida's B.S. in Construction Management. You will gain the skills you need to succeed in commercial and residential construction careers.
Why Study Construction Management at UWF?
Our class sizes are considerably smaller than other construction management programs. You will enjoy close relationships with faculty, who are always available to advise and mentor you. Our program enjoys strong relationships with local firms, providing ample opportunity for on-the-job learning.
Courses are project and team based, simulating real-world experiences. Many of the program courses are scheduled to accommodate working professionals.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity estimates more than 12% growth in construction management jobs in Florida through 2026.
What You Will Learn
You will learn a variety of construction methods and techniques, including planning and layout, site preparation, building materials, building codes and construction safety. In addition, you will learn about contracting, scheduling and business management.
Completion of a four-year degree can be used as equivalent prerequisite experience toward the State Certified General Contractors license. Coursework provides you with applied learning and field experiences in a face-to-face environment. You will learn project management, estimating, scheduling, construction finance and contract administration.
Our internships give students solid real-world experience. Many students and employers use our internship program as a path to full-time employment in the construction industry.
During your internship, you apply the skills you learned in the classroom and demonstrate your ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams.
A minor in construction management is helpful preparation for any career that will have direct interactions with contractors, architects or engineers.