Construction Management Online Associate Degree


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National American University’s online Construction Management Associate Degree program will help you build the knowledge and skills you need to effectively manage key aspects of commercial and residential construction projects. This program is also an excellent foundation if you want to pursue a Bachelor’s in Construction Management.

The construction management Associate of Applied Science degree helps you understand the key aspects of planning, controlling, scheduling, and monitoring the various phases of construction projects. You’ll be introduced to management concepts, materials and handling, building codes, planning and scheduling, and green building trends and technology.

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Critically apply concepts in the principal areas of construction management to support organizational decisions.
  • Use current business technologies in support of organizational operations.
  • Explain the leadership skills required to achieve strategic construction management objectives.
  • Explain appropriate ethical perspectives in a diverse business environment.
  • Effectively communicate in a professional business setting.
  • Productively collaborate in a professional business setting.

Online Construction Management Associate Degree Classes and Curriculum

The online Construction Management bachelor’s degree program consists of 90 total credits. You will take construction management major core, support core, open elective, and general education core classes.

All academic courses are 100% online.

Major Core

37.5 credits

Open Electives

13.5 credits

General Education

69 credits

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.

Online Construction Management Tuition and Fees

Learn more about our undergraduate tuition schedule.

Online Construction Management Degree Career Outcomes

After earning the Construction Management Associate Degree you will have the business skills, experience and education or an entry-level position with builders, general contractors, construction companies, and engineering firms in the construction industry. Typical careers include:

  • Project manager
  • Engineering supervisor
  • Land developer
  • Land-use planner
  • Construction contractor
  • On-site field superintendent
  • Construction cost estimator

Who Is a Good Candidate for the Construction Management Program?

  • Entry-level job seekers: The online Construction Management Degree program is a great option if you want to start a career in construction or make the move to a management position. You receive the training and education that employers want to see in an applicant.
  • Construction professionals:  Do you already work in construction? Earning a Associate in Construction Management can help advance your career. And you may be able to transfer previous work and education credits into the Construction Management Bachelor’s degree program.

Course Listing (90 Credits)

CM1100     Introduction to Construction Management

CM2100     Construction Materials and Methods I

CM2200     Construction Materials and Methods II

CM2300     Construction Documents and Graphics

CM2400     Building Codes and Inspection

CM2500      Construction Estimating I

CM2600     Construction Planning and Scheduling

CM3100     Construction Safety

CM3510     Construction Management Capstone

AC2760     Financial Accounting for Managers

MT1050     Introduction to Business

MT2050     Principles of Management


EN1150     Composition I

EN1150     Composition II

EN2100    Speech


EN2150    Interpersonal Professional Communication


SC Science Elective

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Science

Humanities/Behavioral/Social Science Elective


MA2000     Quantitative Reasoning

General Education

CS1201     Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success! OR
CS1203     Bridge to Success:  Creating Your Future at NAU

CS1301     Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success
CS2086     Career Path Planning

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.