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Bachelor's Degree in Construction Science and Management

B.S. in construction science and management

Ever-changing technological advancements in the construction industry demand competent and technically skilled construction managers.

Construction professionals build buildings, highways, bridges, homes, utility systems and specialty construction by successfully managing manpower, material, equipment, schedules and costs. The constructor must understand all aspects of the construction to assure a safe and productive work environment. 

Two engineering students work together to build a piece of equipment in a studio classroom setting.

Studio-style classrooms offer engineering students hands-on opportunities to build and collaborate with fellow students.

The K-State difference

Many opportunities exist for students to broaden their course of study through minors or even dual-degree programs.

Additionally, the department offers a number of very active students professional organizations that provide ample opportunity for involvement and leadership as well as industry interaction. These student-run organizations include:

  • Associated General Contractors
  • Mechanical Contractors Association of America
  • American Concrete Institute
  • Illuminating Engineering Society
  • Sigma Lambda Chi (Construction Science and Management Honor Society)
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Did you know?

The construction science and management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education,

What classes will I take in construction science and management?

Construction science and management is an engineering-based management program designed to prepare graduates to be a professional and a technically competent manager of personnel resources, financial resources, materials, equipment and methods.

The program includes courses in math, engineering science, materials, business and management, and prepares you to build the designs created by engineers and architects.  

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How can I continue my education?

Manufacturing Systems (Minor)

What can I do with a degree in construction science and management?

Graduates have diverse and promising career opportunities in jobs including construction management, general contracting, project management, cost engineering, building inspection and many others.

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Study abroad

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Health professions

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Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.


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Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.

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