Construction Management, M.Sc. in United States

Roger Williams University

Study in:United States
Deadline: 15 June 2019


The Construction Management program offered by Roger Williams University is results-oriented, emphasizing the development of strong student competencies in financial and planning expertise for complex construction projects; optimizing change in the global marketplace; managing interdisciplinary teams; and research and problem-solving skills appropriate for executive level construction management responsibilities.

The Master of Science in Construction Management program:

  • Allows for customized degree plans to cater to full-time and part-time students and those with and without an academic background in construction management
  • Offers courses taught by faculty drawn from across the university as well as from industry
  • Provides students with an undergraduate degree in construction management an option to complete the program in as little as one year (4+1)
  • Offers a robust on-campus experience in Bristol, RI, only an hour’s drive from Boston, MA.

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of program (or elective based on prior academic background)
  • Modeling and Simulation Techniques for Construction Management
  • Negotiations & Applications of Construction Law
  • Construction Business Management Development
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Construction Organizational Control and Logistics

Academic Requirements

It is recommended that students present at least a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA in order to be considered for admission.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

To apply, applicants must submit the following items to the Office of Graduate Admission:

  • Completed application form and $50 application fee. An application fee is not required for RWU students.
  • Letter of Intent (no more than two double-spaced pages) describing your interest in the Construction Management program, career goals, and how you can positively contribute to the graduate program at Roger Williams University.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation attesting to your potential to succeed in graduate school.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions where undergraduate credit was earned.
  • A resume is strongly recommended from students who possess work experience.


There are a wide range of scholarships available for our CM students from various organizations.

  • CMPAB: Established by the Construction Management Professional Advisory Board to support students enrolled in the Construction Management program.
  • CMAA: The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Foundation awards a limited number of scholarships to qualified students to help them defray the costs of pursuing a degree in Construction Management or a related-degree program.
  • RCA: Every year the Retail Contractors Association (RCA) awards multiple scholarships to America’s top students at universities throughout the United States in the program and Construction Sciences major programs.

Detailed Program Facts

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