2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Construction Management

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Program Requirements

Construction Management, BS Program Checksheet


  • Major Courses and General Education Courses
  • Admission and Transfer Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose Construction Management?  

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management produces graduates who are prepared to manage the entire construction process.  This industry-driven degree blends technical instruction in construction and engineering with strong business education. It builds on a foundation strong in basic construction technology, mathematics, science and general education with program courses covering project costs, estimating, economics, scheduling, contracts, safety, engineering fundamentals, technical communication, advanced computer software and technology, and business management.

Program is offered full-time at the main campus in Big Rapids, MI and a part-time three-year rotation cohort is available at Ferris Statewide Grand Rapids, MI.

Career Opportunities

The construction industry has more than 650,000 employers with over 6 million employees and creates nearly $1 trillion worth of structure each year.  It accounts for 4% of the US GDP.  The United States is the second-largest construction market in the world.  

Accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE), the Construction Management program at Ferris fills a vital need for time, cost, and quality control in construction projects through the application of proper management tools in the many construction industry sectors - commercial, industrial, civil, and residential.  

With proper education and training, Construction Management graduates can anticipate obtaining leadership positions in general contracting, construction management, project coordination, field supervision, quality assurance/control, safety, development, field inspection, and subcontracting. There are also opportunities as estimators, schedulers, developers, and owner's representatives. 

More Information

School of Built Environment
Construction Technology & Management Programs
605 S. Warren Avenue, GRN 227
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-3773

Construction Technology & Management Part-Time @ Ferris Statewide Grand Rapids
151 Fountain Street, NE
Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: 616-457-4777 or 800-998-3425

Ferris State University
College of Engineering Technology
1009 Campus Drive, JOH 200
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-2890

The College of Engineering Technology Construction Management Bachelor Degree program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). The next accreditation review is scheduled for 2024.

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Construction Management - 122-123 Credits

Major Requirements - 29 Credits
Formwork-Temp Structures
Construction Scheduling
Construction Estimating II
Adv Const Comp Techniques/Tech
CONM 373
Construction Contracts
Construction Economics
Construction Project Mgmt
Advisor Directed Electives - 4 Credits
CONM 460
CONM 461
CONM 462
CONM 463
Prin of Construction Acct
Legal Environment of Business
Technical Related - 9 Credits
MGMT 3-- - Management Elective (MGMT 302, MGMT 305, MGMT 373, MGMT 310 (with permission))
Associates Degree Course Work - 44 Credits Required to meet the 127 Credits of BS degree
100 & 200 Level CONM, BCTM, CETM