W. Micah Hale
Department Head
4190 Bell Engineering Center
479-575-4954
Email: micah@uark.edu

Julian Fairey
Graduate Coordinator
4190 Bell Engineering Center
479-575-4023
Email: julianf@uark.edu

Degree Conferred:
M.S. in Construction Managment (CSMG)

Program Description: The Department of Civil Engineering offers a Master of Science in Construction Management through a 30-hour online program. The curriculum includes construction scheduling, project finance, construction productivity, construction safety, and legal aspects of construction.

Requirements for M.S. in Construction Management

Program Admission Requirements: Applicants to the program must meet the following admissions requirements. This includes having a bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, or bachelor of architecture from an accredited university. The applicant should have an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (A=4.0) on all course work taken prior to receipt of the bachelor degree, or a GPA of 3.0 or better on the last 60 hours of course work taken prior to receipt of the bachelor degree. An entrance exam, such as the GRE, is not required.

Requirements: In addition to the requirements of the Graduate School, the following requirements have been established by the Construction Management Program. Students must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate-level credit beyond the bachelor’s degree. Students must earn a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 on all graduate courses attempted. At the completion of their course work, the students must pass a comprehensive final exam.

Course Requirements
CVEG 5503Construction Safety3
CVEG 5513Construction Scheduling3
CVEG 5523Construction Productivity3
CVEG 5533Legal Aspects of Construction3
CVEG 5543Sustainability in Construction Management3
CVEG 5553Risk and Financial Management in Construction3
CVEG 5563Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Design and Construction3
Select an additional three courses from any approved Master of Science in Engineering courses offered9
Total Hours30