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Construction Management

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

Get a business background for the construction industry. Have field experience and want to be a manager? Here's the right degree for you.

Learn about construction material science, regulations and safety, engineering, project plans, concrete technology, specifications and estimating. Such training is invaluable in the start-up and maintenance of a profitable construction business.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in construction management? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Plan, direct or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting and implementation. This career field includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

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of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of construction or extraction workers.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

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Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine the structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

  • Construction students working in lab with instructor
    State-of-the-art technology

    Delta's construction lab will give you hours of hands-on experience with construction equipment and tools. Plus, you'll learn construction estimation and building modeling with computer technology and utilize the CNC router to design and fabricate unique 3D components.

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The construction management program brings together management/business and construction. 

You will gain skills/knowledge in these areas of construction:

  • Construction methods and materials
  • Building codes and standards
  • Structural principles
  • Building modeling
  • Construction cost estimation and planning documentation
  • Technical problem solving

Your  business courses of this program will teach basic business structure and practices. This training is invaluable in the start-up and maintenance of a profitable construction business.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Facts & Figures

Michigan

With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Michigan.

Associate’s salary

An associate’s degree earns you 35% more income on average.

Related Programs

Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs: