Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management

These master of engineering programs are course-only, professionally-oriented degree programs that permit a concentration in preparation for engineering practice. Admission requirements to these programs are the same as those for the master of science program. Candidates in these programs must complete a minimum of 32 credit hours, up to four of which may be a special project course—CAE 594 or  CAE 597, and ENVE 594 or  ENVE 597. Up to 12 credit hours of 400-level undergraduate coursework (except CAE 431 and CAE 432) may be included in the master of engineering program with prior adviser approval. No thesis or comprehensive examination is required for completion of the degree.

The Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering and Management provides students with the knowledge and background that is essential to making decisions at site, company, industrial, and sector levels. Students learn how to plan and schedule projects, estimate and control costs, make economic decisions, administer contracts, organize construction sites, manage construction equipment, analyze productivity, optimize construction activities, plan and manage real estate developments, and address legal problems.

Curriculum

Core Courses (12)
CAE 570Legal Issues in Civil Engineering3
CAE 571Lean Construction and Control3
CAE 574Economic Decision Analysis in Civil Engineering3
CAE 577Construction Equipment Management3
Elective Courses (20)
Select 20 credit hours20
Total Credit Hours32