North Dakota State University – Department of Construction Management and Engineering

Introduction

The construction industry is one of the largest industries in the United States. It accounts for nearly 8 percent of the nation's gross national product and employs millions of people. The industry is divided into four sectors: residential building construction, industrial construction, commercial building construction, and heavy civil construction.

The Department of Construction Management and Engineering provides quality educational programs that prepare students for successful careers in the construction engineering and management professions.

We offer several graduate programs including:

  • Master of Science in Construction Management - an on-campus, research-focused degree.
  • Master of Construction Management - an online professional program consisting of 30 credits of course work and the Associate Constructor (AC) Exam.
  • Graduate Certificate in Construction Management - an online professional program focused on the areas of estimating, scheduling, and project management at the graduate level.
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Vision

The Department of Construction Management and Engineering is an educational unit dedicated to the aspirations of students.

Mission

The Department of Construction Management and Engineering provides quality educational programs that prepare nationally competitive undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in the construction engineering and management professions.

Values

  • Honor integrity
  • Respect diversity, individual rights, academic responsibility, and freedom
  • Believe in inclusion, transparency, and communication
  • Commit to an excellent educational environment
  • Advance knowledge through basic and applied research
  • Serve communities, organizations, and societies

Goals

  • Strengthen undergraduate programs
  • Increase graduate degree production
  • Enhance research to benefit student learning and the construction industry
  • Strengthen ties with the construction industry
  • Sustain growth by expanding education infrastructure and resources

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Faculty and Staff

Our faculty and staff members dedicated to teaching, advising and career consultation. All faculty members have doctoral degrees. Many of them have professional licenses such as the Professional Engineer and/or the Certified Professional Constructor.

In addition, many faculty members have construction-related working experiences both in the United States and overseas.

Facilities

We have well-equipped classrooms, computer labs and teaching and research labs for its students. Classrooms used by the department are equipped with a computer, a Blackboard course management system, Internet access, a projector, a document camera and an Apple TV.

In addition, the department maintains a computer lab, a virtual reality lab, a concrete lab and a soils lab and shares laboratory space with the Department of Civil Engineering for the geotechnical and surveying labs.

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Student Groups

There are three student organizations in the Department of Construction Management and Engineering: Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America, National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and Sigma Lambda Chi.

The AGC Student Chapter competes each year at the Associated Schools of Construction Competition. The NAHB Student Chapter competes at the Residential Construction Management Competition each year. Sigma Lambda Chi is an international construction honor society.

Locations

Fargo

Address
1315 Centennial Blvd,
Engineering Building, Rm 106

58102 Fargo, North Dakota, USA

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