Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Civil Engineering MS: Construction Management Focus Introduction

Swanson's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department proudly offers a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a Construction Management Focus. This 30-credit, online professional (non-thesis) program covers a wide range of industry topics enhancing the students' capabilities to address the current issues and challenges in the construction industry. Our curriculum builds upon a student’s technical background to develop the skills essential to the successful completion of construction projects as measured by time, cost, quality and client satisfaction objectives. 

Graduates of this specialized program are equipped with advanced technical engineering knowledge combined with the confidence to tackle complex business, financial, ethical and legal concerns relevant to the construction industry. Program faculty with decades of industry experience & expertise in today’s best practices in construction management make this a unique and practical applied learning environment. Organizations seeking opportunities to train upcoming engineering leaders will find crucial managerial decision-making skills emphasized in this program. 

Pitt’s state of the art online technology makes it possible to attend lectures alongside of our on-campus students. In combining our online and on-campus classes, we are able to create a collaborative learning environment of students with similar interests but diverse educational and professional backgrounds. The flexibility to attend an on-campus class, join a lecture online, or view a recorded lecture enables students to select the learning style that works best for them and their schedule.