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Construction School, Construction Management Training CoursesSuccessful construction jobs require a variety of different elements working together to achieve a common purpose. With a Westwood College construction management bachelor's degree you'll learn to manage a project from start to finish. Through hands-on training and the completion of two capstone projects, Westwood graduates are prepared for careers in the construction world.

Program features include:

  • courses that teach you complete and practical skills for the job—construction science, estimating, bidding projects, site planning, construction safety, construction law and business
  • a curriculum designed with input from current industry professionals
  • a Green Building Trends and Technology course that helps prepare you for LEED Green Associate certification* valued by employers
  • a capstone course to demonstrate construction management skills to potential employers
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Member: US Green Building CouncilWestwood College is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.

*Westwood prepares graduates for certification. Graduates wishing to attain certification must take and pass any applicable tests/exams.


  • Course Info

    A construction management degree opens up a world of possibilities. Course topics include:

    • Construction Safety
    • Productivity and Cost Control
    • Building Codes and Inspection
    • Construction Materials and Methods
    • Construction Estimating
    • Green Building Trends and Technology

    Course Breakdown

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    Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

    • Explain the practical and financial benefits of maintaining a safe construction site
    • Explain the purposes of and sources for industry-standard construction documents
    • Discuss how building codes and the building inspection process ensure that proper methods and material are used in construction projects
    • Create construction drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) software, applying correct construction graphics techniques
    • Interpret financial information related to construction projects in order to make business decisions

    Locations offering this degree:*

    California
    Anaheim Campus - Anaheim, CA
    Inland Empire Campus - Upland, CA
    Los Angeles Campus - Los Angeles, CA
    South Bay Campus - Torrance, CA

    Georgia
    Atlanta Midtown Campus - Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta Northlake Campus - Atlanta, GA

    Illinois
    Chicago Loop Campus - Chicago, IL
    O'Hare Airport Campus - Chicago, IL
    River Oaks Campus - Calumet City, IL

    Colorado
    Denver North Campus - Denver, CO
    Denver South Campus - Denver, CO

    Virginia
    Annandale Campus - Annandale, VA
    Arlington Ballston Campus - Arlington, VA

    *Not all programs are offered every term. Check with the campus of interest for current program offerings.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Careers

    Where could your Construction Management degree take you?

    Our construction management program provides the educational background and hands-on experience necessary to successfully begin a career in construction management. Our faculty of professionals who work in their fields will provide you with the knowledge, training and insight that you’ll use in your career.Take a look at a few of the career fields that may be available to graduates with a bachelor's degree in construction management from Westwood College.*

    • Construction estimating
    • Construction management
    *Graduates without experience in the field will likely start in entry-level positions. Westwood College does not guarantee employment or salary.  Please refer to westwood.edu/disclosures for important information about our programs, including salary information, job titles and employers of our graduates, as well as information about median loan debt and potential occupations from the Department of Education. Westwood prepares graduates for certification. Graduates wishing to attain certification must take and pass any applicable test/exams.

    Request More Information

    Our graduates receive hands-on, career-focused training. Don't wait another day; start transforming your life into the one you've always wanted.

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    Did You Know?

    Our fast-track approach can help you earn your associate degree in as little as 17 months or your bachelor's degree in as little as three years.

  • Employers

    Westwood has prepared our Construction Management graduates for careers with employers such as:

    • Advanced Concrete
    • AGL REsources
    • American House Development
    • Cardel Homes
    • Coleman Development Corporation
    • Creative Touch Interiors
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Level Construction
    • Magic Marble and Tile
    • Nicor Gas
    • Phoenix Architectural
    • Precison Doors and Hardware
    • Streamlined Technologies
    • Tristate Premier Realty

    Westwood College tracks the initial employers of its graduates for accreditation purposes. This list represents a partial list of employers of graduates from this program, drawn from across the Westwood campus system, and contains employers of Westwood College graduates from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. It is not intended to represent an endorsement of Westwood College by the listed employers.

    Comprehensive employment information for graduates from each campus is available.
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  • Graduate Outcomes

    For important information about our programs, including salary information, job titles and employers of our graduates, as well as median loan debt and potential occupations listed by the Department of Education, select the link below related to the campus in which you are interested.

    For recently-added programs where there are no graduates yet, not all data is available  Additional information from those programs will be included in future releases. Data is included for any of the listed campuses where the program has been taught.

    The list of SOC codes is based on Department of Education standards pulled from IPEDS CIP-SOC crosswalk.  While the Department of Education requires all job titles to be listed, Westwood College has not found that our programs prepare graduates for all job titles listed. Actual entry-level jobs for graduates in each program may vary.