Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management

College of Business, Reese Construction Management

Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management will prepare you to ensure that construction projects are completed on time and on budget without sacrificing the quality of work or the safety of your workers.

From design to completion, you will work through the entire process of turning a blueprint into reality. As cities grow, so does both the demand for construction managers and the career potential of our graduates. Build hospitals, universities or refineries from an office chair or on-site – the possibilities are as varied as your interests. Watch the faculty interview to learn more about this program.

Why Study Construction Management at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management at Lamar University is ideal for problem-solvers, great communicators and people who like a different job site day-to-day or like to travel. We place 100% of our graduates into jobs right away with an average salary of $74,000 (since 2021). 
Each year we present a job fair to keep you apprised of career pathways and job openings, and every program includes feedback from high-level construction executives in your chosen area. You can work for some of the largest companies in the region and the nation including Turner Industries, Mason, Sundt, Bo-Mac, SpawGlass and various specialty industrial and infrastructure contractors.

Career Paths

Construction Management Job SiteWith hands-on experience, a required internship, and high industry demand for qualified construction managers, many students graduate with a job offer in hand. Students start work as schedulers, estimators, or assistant project managers for large commercial and industrial construction companies.

You may be paired with a mentor to increase the scale of construction projects you manage, or you could work as part of a team to deliver large construction projects. Most of our graduates eventualy manage multi-million dollar projects and come back to campus to recruit more LU students just like them.

Primary Careers

Scheduler, Project Manager, Safety Manager