Master's Degree in Construction Project Management

Reese Construction Management, Lamar University MBA

Degree: Master of Business Administration
Concentration: Construction Project Management
Hours: 48

Construction Management MBA

Delivery Options:

Degree Description

The Lamar University Online MBA with a concentration in Construction Project Management adds applied business strategy to your field experience and sets you up for in-demand leadership roles on major construction projects.

Equip yourself with the knowledge, models and tools to manage time, cost, quality, sustainability, risk, safety and human resources involved in complex projects in the building industry. In addition to construction-specific legal and safety practices, budgeting and sustainable design, you'll explore critical marketing concepts, strategic management and international business.

Why Study Construction Project Management at Lamar?

We offer the MBA concentration in Construction Project Management at Lamar University fully online for construction professionals seeking advancement in their disciplines. Construction Project Management is available as an MBA concentration or as a professional certificate, according to the needs of working professionals.

Watch the faculty interview to learn more about Lamar University's MBA program.

Online MBA Construction Management

Career Paths

Construction managers, often called general contractors or project managers, typically prepare cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpret and explain contracts and technical information to other professionals; report work progress and budget matters to clients; collaborate with architects, engineers and other construction specialists; select subcontractors and schedule and coordinate their activities; respond to work delays, emergencies and other problems; and comply with legal requirements, building and safety codes and other regulations.

Primary Careers

Construction project manager, general contractor

Career Areas

  • Specialty trade contracting
  • Nonresidential building
  • Residential building
  • Heavy and civil engineering construction

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • General contractors
  • Construction firms
  • Architecture firms
  • Chemical and refining companies
  • Engineering firms
Faculty Member NameDr. Larry Allen
Department Chair
Economics and Finance
Faculty Member NameDr. Kakoli Bandyopadhyay
Department Chair
Information Systems
Faculty Member NameDr. Gisele Moss
Department Chair
Faculty Member NameDr. K.C. Sen
Department Chair
Management and Marketing