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B.S. Construction Management Engineering Technology

Improve Residential and Commercial Construction Management
Develop crucial project and construction management skills to advance into technical and supervisory roles.
Norfolk State University
Bachelor of Science Construction Management (BS.CMET)

Position yourself to thrive in a construction management career by earning your Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Engineering Technology (B.S. CMET) degree from Norfolk State University. Accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), NSU’s degree in Construction Management Engineering Technology teaches you the current competencies required to take on leadership roles in both residential and commercial projects.

As you progress in our Construction Management Engineering Technology degree program, you’ll earn several key certificates to demonstrate your mastery of various project and construction management techniques. Plus, you’ll increase your confidence through internships and other hands-on opportunities from local construction management companies.

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Engineering 

  • Technology Degree at a Glance
  • Formats Offered: In Person
  • Total Credit Hours: 121

View the B.S. CMET plan of study  | Request more information  | Apply now 

Why Earn a Construction Management Engineering Technology Degree at NSU?

Earning your degree in Construction Management Engineering Technology can lead to a lengthy, successful career. NSU is the only university in the Commonwealth of Virginia that offers a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Engineering Technology. This means you can experience a truly unique educational experience in project and construction management. Here’s how:

Learn from experienced construction management professionals

NSU Construction Management Engineering Technology degree faculty all hold Ph.D. degrees in addition to their extensive experience in the construction management industry. They’ll add their personal experiences to your project and construction management engineering technology curriculum to give you a sense of how things operate in the real world. You can also request peer tutoring  to help you with challenging assignments throughout your degree in construction management engineering technology.

Use cutting-edge construction management software and labs 

Today’s construction management professionals use a variety of tools to accomplish their work, including modern software that helps make projects run more smoothly. Throughout your Construction Management Engineering Technology degree, you’ll develop expertise in these tools through NSU’s computer lab, Strength of Materials Lab, Construction and Land Surveying Lab and other settings. Tools you’ll work with include:

  • AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD Architecture
  • Revit for architecture
  • SureTrak Project Manager
  • RSMeans estimating software 

Earn key project and construction management certifications

Being certified in various construction management competencies shows you’re capable of taking on a leadership role. As you complete your Construction Management Engineering Technology degree courses, you’ll earn such certificates as:

  • ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1
  • NICET Construction Material Testing Soils I
  • ACI Fundamentals of Concrete and Materials
  • Storm Water Management Inspector
  • LEED Green Associate
  • National Residential Building Inspection

What Courses Will I Take as a Construction Management Engineering Technology Student?

To earn your Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Engineering Technology from NSU, you must complete 121 total credit hours. This includes general education courses as well as classes specific to your degree in construction management. For details, including prerequisites, see NSU’s Construction Management Engineering Technology degree curriculum plan.  

Where Will My Degree in Construction Management Engineering Technology Take Me?

NSU’s Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Engineering Technology graduates have ample career opportunities — without having to go far from home. Some of the project and construction management companies that have hired NSU grads include:

  • Norfolk Southern
  • City of Hampton
  • AGI in Virginia Beach
  • Whiting-Turner 
  • Century Concrete
  • Team Henry Enterprises

Most of our construction management graduates go on to careers as field engineers, project managers or superintendents. In fact, students who take advantage of internship opportunities often get a job offer before finishing the program.

Career outlook for degree in construction management graduates

Jobs for construction managers nationwide are projected to grow by 11% through 2030, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). BLS also indicates that nationwide median pay for construction managers is $98,890 per year. In Virginia, construction management jobs are projected to grow by 10.87% through 2028. Earning your Construction Management Engineering Technology degree from NSU can prepare you to fill these jobs. 

How Do I Get Started in the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Engineering Technology Program at NSU?

You must apply and be admitted to NSU (according to our admission standards). Our Office of Admissions is ready to help you understand these requirements.

Transferring to NSU

If you’ve taken courses at another college or university, you may be able to apply that credit to your NSU degree in Construction Management Engineering Technology. Our Office of Transfer Admissions & Services can help simplify your transfer process.

Scholarships for construction management engineering technology degree students

Many scholarships are available to help lower your out-of-pocket costs. Our Financial Aid Office can assist you in understanding and qualifying for additional ways to pay for your degree.

“The industry experience that the faculty have and the way they deliver the course material really helped me understand and grasp the concepts, and prepared me for employment after graduation.”
– Eric F. ’10, B.S. CMET

At NSU, you’ll enjoy opportunities for hands-on project and construction management learning from our network of local partners, like Breeden Construction. 

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Accreditation for Construction Management Engineering Technology

Norfolk State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Engineering Technology is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).