School of Applied Technologies (AT)
Construction Management insures the timely, safe and cost-efficient execution of building projects. Construction managers use advanced software and an in-depth understanding of the construction process and related materials to optimize project efficiency and work in an office as well as outside, on the jobsite.
CNM Construction Management A.A.S. students acquire skills related to the range of activities that those in this field must master, from basic accounting principles, to fundamentals of construction, to field surveying. Designed to be completed in 5 terms, the CM A.A.S. degree also incorporates a core of approved general education courses, making it appropriate for transfer to a 4-year program.
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Educational Option Information
- This program can be completed: Part-time or full-time
- This program can be started: First term Construction Management courses are typically offered in fall and spring. Students may take second term classes in summer if available.
- Primary course location: Advanced Technology Center (ATC)
- Special Requirements, if any: Students may be able to get Credit for Prior Learning and experience. Please consult with department faculty if you wish to explore this option.
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Career and Educational Opportunities
The CM A.A.S. degree also incorporates a core of approved general education courses, making it appropriate for transfer to a 4-year program.
Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.
This program is the only accredited two-year Construction Management program in New Mexico, and is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). Students are prepared for entry level positions as construction estimators and schedulers, and project engineers.