Jul 27, 2021  
2018 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 50 
2018 - 2020 CNM Catalog, Volume 50 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Construction Management Technology, Associate of Applied Science

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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 a range of skills related to construction project management, from estimating and scheduling to safety, construction surveying, and basic accounting priciples.  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.

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

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.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

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.

Career Opportunities

This program is the only accredited 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.

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

Program Requirements


Associates of Applied Science in Construction Management Technology 64-65 credit hours

* Recommended for transfer. This information is meant to serve as a general guide for students intending to major in Construction Management. Specific requirements for transfer will vary from school to school. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the four year transfer school to confirm specific admission and degree requirements.

Program Approved Electives

Business and Management Electives

  • Any ACCT course
  • Any ECON course (ECON 2200 or 2201 recommended for transfer)
  • Any BA course
  • Any PM course

Program Approved Requirements

Program AAS Mathematics Requirements

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