Construction Management

Construction Managers fill a variety of roles within the construction project. They may be on the job site or in the office. Whatever their specific activity, they are actively engaged in managing the increasingly complex and technical process of construction. Entry level positions include assistant estimator, assistant project manager and site engineer. With additional education and experience.

This Construction Management associate's degree is appropriate if you plan to work in construction management firms or as office personnel for construction companies.



Articulated Transfer Agreements

Recommended Transfer Patterns

High School Preparation


Entry Level with associate's degree: $32,850
Entry Level with  bachelor's degree: $42,900
Average with experience: $72,260
Senior Level: $136,670

From U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2005

Employment Possibilities:

Construction Manager
Field Engineer
Project Manager
Facilities Manager
Building Inspector
Property Assessor


Contact Information

Jane Ostergaard, Coordinator
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1048, (630) 942-2331

Peter Deeman, Program Advisor    
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2548

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McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048


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